Mani-Sarathy Opportunity Grant

Scholarship Amount

Up to $500

Who Can Apply?

  • Lisle
  • College of Science & Health
  • Graduate
  • MSIP current student or alumni


The fund is named after the late Mr. RVS. Mani and late Mr. RS Subramanian, father and father-in-law of Dr. Jayashree Sarathy, Founding Program Director of the MSIP program, and established in their honor. They both believed that providing support and education to students in need could help remove obstacles along their path to success.

Applicants can apply for funds up to $500 to offset costs that might hinder their journey to reach their career goals. Funds can be used to cover costs such as exam fees, application fees, standardized test preparation courses (MCAT, DAT, etc.), or travel expenses for professional and graduate school interviews. Applications will be accepted throughout the year until funds are available.


To be eligible for the Health Professionals of Tomorrow Scholarship, applicants must be a current student or an alum of the graduate program (MSIP) and be in the process of applying to a health professions school or a doctoral program.

Competitive applicants must:

  • Be a legal resident of the United States (US citizen, permanent resident or DACA status).
  • Be enrolled in the MSIP program or an alum of the program.
  • Write an essay describing your need and how this fund will help you. (Essays should be at least 500 words in length.)

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