Thursday, March 24, 2011

Sikh Human Development Foundation grants record number of Scholarships in India

Sikh Human Development Foundation grants

record number of Scholarships in India
Washington-based Sikh Human Development Foundation (SHDF) has awarded 153 scholarships this year to needy students in Punjab and neighboring states in India. This is the highest number of need-based scholarships granted in any single year by SHDF to meritorious Sikh and non-Sikh students pursuing professional degree courses. The last year’s record number was 127.

Starting with 24 scholarships in 2000-01, SHDF has continuously improved upon its previous year’s record. By now it has awarded a total of 580 scholarships of which more than 160 recipients have already graduated. SHDF is now tracking their placement in appropriate jobs


SHDF is comprised of professionals from the Washington metropolitan area. Other members of the executive council of SHDF are Harbaksh Singh Sethi, Veena Kaur Oberoi, Surinder Singh and Dr. Rajwant Singh.

To contact Sikh Human Development Foundation,

email to:
   Gajinderahuja@yahoo.com or AJSSodhi@hotmail.com

or write to:
   SHDF, 15129 Winesap Drive,
   North Potomac, MD 20878

or phone:
   Gajinder S. Ahuja at 301 963 3928.

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