Samvid Scholars


A scholarship for future leaders and changemakers, Samvid Scholars was established in 2021 by Samvid Ventures to invest in the graduate education of future leaders who are committed to effecting positive change in society.  

The Samvid Scholars program supports up to $50,000 per year for two years of graduate study. In addition to funding for their graduate program, each Scholar will receive two years of leadership development programming to support them to continue to fulfill their extraordinary potential.



Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Be a US citizen or DACA recipient .
  • Have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.5 .
  • Be an incoming first-year graduate student in the next academic year.
  • Pursue a full-time graduate program of 2 years or longer at a university in the United States, in one of the following eligible programs: MD, MBA, JD, MPP/MPA, MPH, or MS/MA in the social sciences or STEM.
  • Demonstrate commitment to driving change for society through past experience and future goals.

How to Apply