The Balkhi Foundation Higher Education Scholarship seeks to help talented young people make college more attainable through a $1000 scholarship. These one year awards are granted to exceptional high school seniors accepted to a US based college or university who demonstrate a financial need. To be eligible for the award, students must have at minimum a 3.5 (weighted or unweighted) GPA.

The 2020 Student Application has closed. Teacher Recommendations for those who have applied will be accepted through April 22nd.

Interested students must complete the application form below. Following application submission, two teachers (names and contact email provided by the student) will be contacted to complete a standardized electronic confidential recommendation form. Finalists for the scholarship will be asked to provide the following information for the final round of application review:

  • Digital copy of the student’s official or unofficial transcript
  • Proof of acceptance to a US college or university
  • Evidence of financial need by providing FAFSA Student Aide Report