Applications for 2021 are now closed

Applications for 2022 will open in November 2021

The Anaya Tipnis Foundation offers scholarships to high school seniors entering an accredited college or a university. All applicants must be affiliated with at least one of our partner organizations provided below. If your organization is not listed below, please contact us at

  • Upward Bound UMass
  • Trio UMass
  • Upward Bound Worcester
  • Upward Bound Boston University
  • Upward Bound Suffolk
  • Noble and Greenough School
  • Winsor School
  • Massachusetts Educational Opportunity Association
  • Upward Bound Math Science Boston University
  • Needham High School
  • LaVida Scholars
  • Alpha Kappa Psi
  • American Student Assistance
  • Project Reach
  • Post Secondary Program, Summer Search
  • Urban Scholars
  • Boston Talent Search and GEAR Up
  • Roxbury Prep

The scholarship award consists of the following:

  1. Cash award of $3000 each, to be used toward school tuition, books, or other needs
  2. Access to one-on-one mentorship tailored to each scholar's needs
  3. Internship opportunities at local institutions and/or organizations
Ideal candidates for The Anaya Tipnis Foundation Scholarship will have demonstrated authenticity in their passion for entrepreneurship, science and technology, education, social justice, or the empowerment of women and/or minorities. Passion and authenticity should be demonstrated by community service and leadership, which may include organizing or supporting initiatives, events, or programs that have had positive impact on a community. Candidates must also demonstrate a need for this funding based on their total family income.