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Bhushan Dandawate Scholarship

Bhushan Dandawate Scholarship for Future Leaders

The Bhushan Dandawate Scholarship is a beacon of hope and opportunity for aspiring students in the United States. This scholarship is a testament to the belief that education is the cornerstone of personal and professional development, and a key driver of societal progress. 

Founded by Bhushan Dandawate, a seasoned entrepreneur and C-level professional with over thirty years of experience in the Technology, Information, Communications, and Automotive industry sectors, this scholarship aims to provide financial support to deserving undergraduate and graduate students across the United States. Bhushan’s journey, from leading the development of a unique engineering product to growing companies from the ground up, has been marked by a relentless pursuit of knowledge and innovation. His career is a testament to the transformative power of education and the doors it can open.

The Bhushan Dandawate Scholarship is not just a financial grant; it is a commitment to nurturing the next generation of leaders, innovators, and change-makers. It is an affirmation of Bhushan’s faith in the potential of young minds and his commitment to giving back to the community. This scholarship is a reflection of Bhushan’s own journey, his belief in the power of education, and his commitment to fostering talent and ambition. 

Eligibility for the Bhushan Dandawate Scholarship is broad, encompassing both undergraduate and graduate students across the United States. This inclusivity is a reflection of Bhushan’s belief in equal opportunity and his commitment to fostering diverse talent. The scholarship aims to ease the financial burden of education and empower students to pursue their academic and career goals without constraint. 

The Bhushan Dandawate Scholarship is more than just a financial aid program. It is a legacy, a commitment, and a mission to empower the leaders of tomorrow. It is a testament to Bhushan Dandawate’s belief in the transformative power of education and his commitment to giving back to the community. It is an opportunity for students to realize their potential and make their mark on the world.

To Be Eligible, A Participant Must:

– Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the U.S.

– Candidates for this scholarship should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher and be in good overall academic standing.

To Apply, A Participant Must:

– Complete the online application form. 

– Provide his/her first and last name, email address, home address, and phone number listed at the beginning of the essay.

– Write an essay of 600-800 words on a provided topic.

Essay Question:

Describe a significant challenge or experience that has had a profound impact on your life and how it has shaped your future aspirations. How do you believe this scholarship will help you achieve your goals?

Please Note:

– No printed applications.

– We will not accept any CD-ROMs, letters of recommendation, tax returns, bank balances, resumes, or CVs.

– Please do not call or email asking where to send submissions.

– It will take us several weeks to select our scholarship award winner. Once we have selected our recipient, we will notify them by email.

Application Deadline

December 25, 2023

Award Amount


2023 Bhushan Dandawate Scholarship Winner

I would like to thank Mr. Dandawate for honoring me with the Bhushan Dandawate Scholarship. I am currently a freshman at Georgia Tech, majoring in Aerospace Engineering. In my free time, I enjoy volunteering through feminist organizations and Science Olympiad, and I hope to use my passion for giving back by working towards a career in the space exploration field. Mr. Dandawate's scholarship has allowed me to focus on my studies and give back in a way that is meaningful to the community and to my future career goals. I am truly grateful for the support Mr. Dandawate provides to students.

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Bhushan Dandawate

Founder of Bhushan Dandawate Scholarship

Bhushan Dandawate, the founder of the Bhushan Dandawate Scholarship, is a distinguished leader in the Technology and Communications industry. With over three decades of experience, Bhushan has held various C-level roles, driving growth and innovation. His commitment to education and empowering the next generation is evident in the establishment of the Bhushan Dandawate Scholarship, which supports US-based graduate and undergraduate students in their academic pursuits. 

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