Navin Narayan College Scholarship

Both a Rhodes Scholar and a Harvard graduate, Navin Narayan was a high achieving student as well as a dedicated, compassionate, and innovative American Red Cross volunteer. Navin served many roles in the American Red Cross, including National Youth Council Chair. Tragically, at the age of 23, Navin succumbed to cancer. Since 2001, the National Youth Council has continued Navin Narayan’s legacy of volunteerism and academic excellence by awarding the Navin Narayan College Scholarship to a high school senior who embodies his principles. This scholarship is a one-time award of $1,000 paid directly to one recipient upon proof of matriculation.

Application Details:

Scholarship amount: $1,000
Number of scholarships available: 1 per year
Eligibility requirements:

  • Be a high school senior
  • Be planning to attend a four-year college or university
  • Have served a minimum of two years as a Red Cross volunteer

Please send all general questions regarding the scholarship to [email protected]. For more information about Navin Narayan, please see this page.

The application process for the scholarship is now open! Please see the following information and forms to apply! Applications are due April 1st. 

Application Instructions

Application Form

High School Recommendation Form

Red Cross Recommendation Form


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