Austin Community Foundation
The award amount varies annually.
One award offered annually.
The Sharad Sood Memorial Scholarship is provided in memory of Sharad Sood, an Austin resident who attended Westlake High School. Sharood was a passionate soccer player and started for the Westlake Varisty team for all of his four years at the school. After completing college and gaining a few years of employmente experience, he returned to Austin where he worked for Dell as a top performing employee with a contagiously positive attitude. To honor his memory and passions, Dell founded this scholarship and awards it annually to a graduating senior at Westlake High School who shares Sharad's love of soccer and his commitment to personal excellence in all fields. The Austin Community Foundation has provided more than $6.5 million in scholarship awards since the scholarship program began in 1996. Each year, more than 400 new awards worth in excess of $600,000 are provided through a variety of programs designed to assist students in the Austin, Texas area and beyond.
Applications and additional information about the Sharad Sood Memorial Scholarship are available online at the Austin Community Foundation website. To apply for this award, students must complete the ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.