Welcome to Sophia Merit Scholarship Inc., a charitable non-profit corporation dedicated to improve the lives of deserving and financially disadvantaged families through the gift of education.

Latest report: 16th Annual Sophia Scholarship Award Results for 2014:
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Sophia Scholarship is pleased to announce the recipients of the Year 2014 16th Annual Scholarship Awards. This year Sophia India is awarding a total of 4 scholarships to academically outstanding and financially deserving students, 2 in Engineering and 2 in Medical. The Board and the Advisory Committee would like to thank all the donors for their generous contributions that enable us to give the scholarships. The new Scholarship Awards will be Rs.1,00,000 over 4 years for engineering and Rs.1,10,000 over 5 years for medicine.

Scholarship applications were received based on request for applications in Sophia Web site in October 2014.

Sophia Board and the Advisory Committee would like to congratulate all the recipients of Year 2014 16th Annual Sophia Scholarship Awards. Sophia would also like to thank all those who applied for the scholarship and were not selected. We wish them the very best in their educational endeavors. The Scholarships will substantially cover tuition, boarding and lodging costs for the entire length of the Degree Program.

 

Names of Candidates selected for the Sophia India Scholarship Awards for 2014:

No.

NAME

INSTITUTION

Engineering

1

Ms. Shiva Shailaja R College of Engineering, Guindy, Tamilnadu
2 Mr. Mohamed Yunus F
Thiyagrajar College of Engineering, Madurai, Tamilnadu

Medical

1

Mr. Rajkumar G Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu

2

Ms. Preethi C Stanley Medical College, Tamil Nadu

Please click HERE to view the results of Sophia Scholarship Award from previous years.

 

ABOUT US

 

  • Sophia, Inc. is a Public Benefit Corporation under section 501(a) / 501(c) (3) of IRC.
  • Donations made to Sophia are tax-deductible in the U.S.
  • Sophia in Greek means Wisdom or Knowledge!
  • Our letterhead incorporates the icon of Saraswathi, the Hindu Goddess of Knowledge!
  • Sophia, Inc. has been formed to provide brilliant, needy students in India with the invaluable opportunity to realize their potential by pursuing lifetime educational goals.
  • Sophia, Inc., provides financial assistance to selected students to cover the tuition, lodging and boarding expenses incurred, 4 years for engineering and 5 years for medical, for an undergraduate program in India in the fields of engineering and medicine.

SOPHIA MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS, Inc

  • A Charitable, non-profit Corporation
  • IRS DLN# 17053077019019
  • California Corporation # 2134334, FEIN # 68-0427261
CONTACT

 

Mailing Address:

SOPHIA MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS INC
5437 TREE SIDE DRIVE
CARMICHAEL CA 95608

Phone: 916-485-4238, 916-359-5104, 408-997-2702
E-mail: info@sophiascholarship.org

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