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Bhushan Dandawate STEM Scholarship

The Bhushan Dandawate STEM Scholarship is a testament to the power of education and the transformative potential of the STEM fields. This scholarship is the brainchild of Bhushan Dandawate, a distinguished alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, where he earned his B. Tech in Civil Engineering. His own journey in the STEM field has been a source of inspiration, leading him to establish this scholarship program.

Guidelines STEM Scholarship


The Bhushan Dandawate STEM Scholarship is centered around academic achievement and a demonstrated passion for STEM. The criteria for eligibility are as follows: 

Application process

The Bhushan Dandawate STEM Scholarship is designed to assess not only academic performance but also the applicant’s dedication to their chosen STEM field. The application requirements include: 

Essay Questions:

Discuss a current issue or development in the STEM field that you are passionate about. How do you plan to contribute to this area through your studies and future career? How will the Bhushan Dandawate STEM Scholarship support you in this endeavor?

deadline & announcement

Application Deadline
April 10, 2024

Award Announcement
May 10, 2024

Award Amount

Applications received after this date will not be considered. The recipient of the scholarship will be selected by a committee and will be notified via email.

Application Form

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Bhushan Dandawate

Bhushan Dandawate, a visionary in the Technology sector and founder of the Bhushan Dandawate STEM Scholarship, has dedicated his career to advancing the fields of Technology, Information, and Communications. An alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Bhushan understands the importance of STEM education. Through the Bhushan Dandawate STEM Scholarship, he aims to support and inspire US-based graduate and undergraduate students pursuing STEM fields, fostering the innovators and leaders of tomorrow. 


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2023 Bhushan Dandawate STEM Scholarship Winner

I am sincerely grateful for being chosen as a recipient of the Bhushan Dandawate STEM Scholarship, and this award serves as a tremendous encouragement for my future pursuits in STEM. The scholarship will greatly aid my pursuit of a mathematics degree and contribute to my aspirations of becoming a professor in the subject. In particular, it would provide the resources to further my studies and engagement in meaningful research, propelling me forward in my goal of making a lasting impact in the world of mathematics.