The Angiras Foundation is a charitable
foundation dedicated to providing opportunities to economically disadvantaged
students. Our primary beneficiaries are college bound students in
The criteria for scholarship selection is based on financial need, academic
ability and chosen course of study. In addition we limit scholarships to a
select number of colleges. The following courses of study are eligible for
The Angiras Foundation and its predecessor, has been providing
scholarships since 1998. The following chart illustrates the number of
scholarship recipients for each year since our inception:
The typical annual scholarship ranges from US$200 to US$700. While
this is a small amount by U.S. standards, it is sufficient to cover the books
at many Indian colleges.
There are a number of aspects that make us unique:
Limited administrative costs. The majority of
our funds go to scholarships and career development seminars.
Promotion of service. While our primary
objective is to help students and their families become independent, we
strongly promote the idea of giving back to society.
Equal opportunity. We do not discriminate on
the basis of religion or gender.
Our headquarters are located in
McKinney (Texas) USA.
We have administrative offices in the following cities in India: Amravati
(Maharashtra), Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh), Jodhpur and Pilani, (Rajasthan).