DM Youth Leaders in the Community Scholarship
Since 2007, DM Youth has been awarding scholarships to youth entering post-secondary education. This scholarship is a means of promoting and fostering the skills and talent of young Hindus. It is awarded to a deserving student who displays leadership qualities and is visibly active in the GTA Hindu community. DM Youth is grateful for the generous contributions of many sponsors, which have provided valuable funding toward this scholarship since its inception.
Past Scholarship Donors
- 7th Dimension Health
- Hemant Misir
- Naresh Maharaj
Past Scholarship Awards
2007 – Chad Shew is in his first year as a Master’s student at McGill University, studying Occupational Health Science. He is a strong promoter of cultural and religious diversity. He has participated as a youth leader in various local community groups to improve services and resources for immigrant and at-risk youth.
2007 – Ashton Jagdeo is currently a Master’s student at the University of Toronto specializing in biotechnology. He is also working full time as a sales analyst for AstraZeneca pharmaceuticals. He carries a strong interest in economics and ancient history.
2009 – Amba Ramgoolam is a student at UofT’s St George Campus and is finishing her final year of a Political Science major and a History and English double minor program. In addition to the DM Youth scholarship, Amba received the Karch scholarship from Woodsworth College. Throughout her university career, she has promoted her culture on and off campus through active participation in the university’s South Asian Alliance chapter. Amba will be pursuing a career in advertising, marketing and Public Relations after graduation.
2010 – Mahesh Persaud is a civil engineering student at Seneca College. He is interested in music, fitness, technology and Hindu philosophies. He hopes to work as a manager in the construction industry.
2011 – Stacy Jagroop is a currently a 3rd year student at the University of Toronto, completing a double major in Human Biology and Psychology. She hopes in the future to obtain a career that involves helping other individuals. Apart from the academics, she enjoys a great social life hanging out with friends and family and enjoying life to its fullest. Stacy has a passion for Indian Kathak dancing and performs at many events at the Devi Mandir.
2012 – Justin Jagdeo is currently enrolled in the Engineering Program at the University of Toronto.
2012 – Avinash Singh is a civil Engineering student at Ryerson University.
2012 – Sabrina Boodram
Kavita Boodram is a first-year student at the University of Toronto, studying Life Sciences. In addition to her academic endeavors, she dedicates herself to pursuing passions involving the Arts and Literature in her spare time. She has volunteered with a number of charity organizations, and has found her calling in combating a variety of social issues, such as domestic violence, discrimination, and poverty.
2013 – Ravin Dyal