Loans & Scholarships @ Jain Society of Greater Detroit

Jai Jinendra and Pranam!
Respected Society Members,

Hopefully everyone is having a blast in the hot nice weather. As You know that last year, we started These new projects including proving Interest free loans to assist college education for our Society members who are living in Michigan and Windsor Canada. We also started similar Interest free loan program for Jain students who are coming to Michigan for Graduate study. These both programs for loan are need basis. Thanks for generosity and unmatched support for our members for this humble cause. Following is detail.

1. Interest Free Loan Programs for Undergraduate Students of JSGD Members:

The College Education Loan program is to assist students during their college studies through an interest free loan during their education with in U.S. Upon repayment of the loan, the same opportunities will be available to future students from the Jain community. Each selected student will receive a total loan amount of $7500 over three years; Staring $2,500 for the first, second t and third year of undergraduate studies, provided that the student is enrolled in an academic institute in US during these years. Repayment of the loan can begin six months after graduation. Up to 3 loans will be awarded throughout USA to the Michigan & Windsor Canada Students studying anywhere in the USA for fall 2019.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Born in Jain Family or actively practicing Jainism
  • Graduating U.S. High School Senior from Michigan and Windsor Canada
  • Enrolled as full-time undergraduate student in an academic institute in USA
  • U.S. permanent resident or US or Canadian Citizen Whose house hold income is less than $ 75,000

2. Interest Free Loan for Jain Graduate Students coming to Michigan from Abroad:

The Jain Society of Greater Detroit (JSGD) is a non-profit organization and want to support Jain students coming to Michigan from abroad for graduate study and who are in need for financial support. Total of 2 Graduate Interest free loan scholarship of $ 2500 will be awarded to full time enrolled graduate students.

Education Committee decision is final and they can use any discretion as appropriate. Please submit your application before deadlines with appropriate documents. For any additional information please contact Hemant Shah @ 248-426-6565 or any members. Below are forms in pdf format for submission.

Application form (Michigan & Windsor JSGD members): Download here

Application form (International Students): Download here

Sincerely Yours,
Bhupendra Shah
On Behalf of Board Education Committee of JSGD

Mahendrabhai Shah (Guruji - Advisor), Hemant Shah (248) 426-6565
Pradeep Modi (248) 788-5610, Smitaben Koradia (248) 862-2666

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