Sharad Sood Memorial Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 8

Monday
Awarded By:

Austin Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. and international students.
  2. Must be a graduating high school senior.
  3. Must attend Westlake High School in Austin, TX.
  4. Must be involved in and passionate about soccer.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Sharad Sood Memorial Scholarship is available for graduating seniors at Westlake High School in Austin, Texas who demonstrate a passion for soccer and an overall commitment to excellence.

Application requirements for the Sharad Sood Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
Additional Information: 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.

Award Amount: The award amount varies annually.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 8

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 8

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 online application form and submit all documents and information required in the supplemental question section. For this scholarship, the following additional documents are required: proof of financial need; two letters of recommendation; and any other supplemental materials requested on the application form. All applications and supporting documents must be submitted online by the deadline date. Any late or incomplete submissions will not be considered.
Contact: n/a
Address: 4315 Guadalupe Street Suite 300 Austin, Texas 78751

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