North South Foundation (NSF) is a volunteer driven non-profit organization established in 1989. Our Mission Develop human resources by giving scholarships to brilliant but needy students in India entering colleges, regardless of religion, gender, caste or creed Promote excellence in human endeavor by organizing Educational Contests for the kids in USA Help people achieve success regardless of religion, gender, caste, geographic origin by giving hope to those who may have none The NSF Scholarship program in India is designed to encourage excellence among the poor children who excel academically but need help to attend college. Each scholarship is $250 per student per year. More Information is available at India Scholarships. Educational Contests organized by NSF in the US are designed to encourage academic excellence among children, K-12. We conduct spelling, vocabulary, math, essay writing, public speaking, brain bee and geography bees. Some of the NSF children have achieved top ranks in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, MATHCOUNTS and National Geographic Bee. More Information can be found at US Contests. Role Model Award: The ‘Vishwa Jyothi’ Role Model is awarded to showcase human values and academic excellence to the children of Indian American community.