Are you of South Asian descent?


The South Asian Family Association is proud to offer scholarships in the amount of $1000 each in the following categories: (1) Academic Excellence (2) Excellence in Community Involvement/Fine Arts (3) Excellence in Athletics

Mission Statement: The South Asian Family Association (SAFA) is a non-profit organization, created in 2000 by a group of concerned South Asian men and women who wanted to promote cultural harmony. Our mandate is to seek solutions to family based problems plaguing the South Asian community, to promote multiculturalism and to seek and raise cultural awareness, understanding and harmony.

Eligibility Criteria In order to be eligible for a scholarship, a student must:

  • Be a student of South Asian descent
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident within the meaning of the Immigration Act
  • Be enrolling in his/her first year of full-time studies at a post-secondary institution in Canada or abroad
  • Be completing/have completed Grade 12 in a British Columbian high school Note: Relatives and close associates of any active/past member of SAFA are ineligible to apply

See the following website for more information and application forms:


About Adrienne McChesney

Adrienne McChesney is a teacher and writer currently living Vancouver, BC, with her husband and two children.
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