Our Mission

Khan Foundation NYC is a 501(c)(3), nonprofit organization that strives to enrich the lives of low-income and undocumented high school students and rising professionals through college and career readiness as well as youth leadership development.

Khan Foundation focus areas include:

  • Increasing access to college through promoting awareness of scholarships for low-incomes and undocumented students who have academically excelled, but are otherwise ineligible for financial aid.
  • Engaging and support women to achieve their highest potential in leadership roles and higher education opportunities.
  • Advancing the careers of high school and college students through the Khan Professional Network, a community that cultivates young achievers to promote mentorship and foster professional development

Khan Foundation works to achieve social equality for low-income communities through education, increased awareness of leadership opportunities and community empowerment.

Our Programs

College Access Program

A 6-month program that aims to help low-income and undocumented students find, apply to, and enroll in competitive colleges around the U.S. while helping them secure scholarships.


Women's Leadership, Education & internship Program (LEIP)

A 6-week summer internship that aims to empower young women through leadership training, college preparation, professional development, and creative expression.

Career Readiness Program

A 6-month program that aims to help college students and young professionals find, apply to, and secure internships, fellowships and jobs through workshops and a strong mentorship foundation.