Persian Heritage

Iranian American Academics and Professionals

Iranian American Academics and Professionals (Washington DC) Student Scholarship Award program was established in 2005 and since then severalIranian graduate and undergraduate students have received the award.The main goal of the award is to acknowledge the accomplishments by fellow Iranians students in the greater Washington DC metropolitan area, and further motivate them to serve the Iranian communities through active participation in cultural and scientific activities.

Requirements: Persian Heritage

Deadline: October

Minimum GPA: 

Amount: $500, may vary from year to year

http://www.iaapdc.org/student-scholarship-awards/

Persian Scholarship Foundation

The Persian Scholarship Foundation is a non-profit foundation with the mission to recognize academic excellence among students of Iranian descent studying in the United States—especially those who through their activities and leadership help to disseminate knowledge about the Persian culture, history and heritage within the United States.

Requirements: Publication of an essay / article within your school’s newspaper or a local / national newspaper in which you discuss themes relating to the history, culture, literature and or heritage of the Iranian people or the achievements of scholars, scientists and leaders of Iranian descent.

Deadline: December

Minimum GPA: N/A

Amount: $1,000

http://www.persianscholarship.org/

Financial Assistance Scholarship

Every year at least ten scholarships for amounts up to $1,000 (US dollars) each, will be awarded. The deadline for receiving the application is June 30th of each year.

The Financial Assistance Scholarship is available to all graduating high school students and current college students of all levels (undergraduate, graduate and PhD) and of Iranian descent regardless of citizenship or country of residency.
Requirements: Persian Heritage

Deadline: June

Minimum GPA: 3.0

Amount: Vary from $250 - $1,000

http://momenifoundation.org/blog1/applications/

Scholastic Achievement Scholarship

Every year at least three scholarship for an amount of $1,000.00 dollars will be awarded. The deadline for receiving the application is June 30th of each year.

Scholastic Achievement Scholarship is available to students that are graduating from high school and are citizens or permanent residents of United States.

Requirements: Graduating from High School and enrolling at an accredited college, Persian Heritage

Deadline: June

Minimum GPA: 3.5

Amount: $1,000

http://momenifoundation.org/blog1/applications/

Excellence in Community Service Scholarship

Each year, ISF awards an Excellence in Community Service Scholarship to one student with an outstanding record of community service. The student must have a proven record of community service and have maintained a GPA of 3.5 or better. The award determination for this scholarship is not based on financial need.

Requirements: Persian Heritage

Deadline: May

Minimum GPA: 3.5

Amount: $3,000

http://theisf.org/

Dr. Ali Jarrahi Merit Scholarship

In the Fall of 2007 ISF received a major contribution to its endowment form Dr. Ali Jarrahi of North Carolina. Dr. Jarrahi requested that the interest received from his endowment donation be used to provide two Merit scholarships to two top Iranian American students in the U.S. The principal of his donation to the ISF endowment can not be spend or touched. Hence the ISF Board of Trustees voted to name the ISF Merit Scholarship the “Dr. Ali Jarrahi Merit Scholarship”.

Requirements: Persian Heritage

Deadline: May

Minimum GPA: 4.0

Amount: $2,000, amount may vary

http://theisf.org/

Iranian American Scholarship Fund

Since its establishment in 1997, the IASF has gained recognition among donors and applicants. Hundreds of applications are reviewed and tens of thousands of dollars are awarded to undergraduate and graduate students annually. To date, IASF has awarded 250 scholarships, a special scholarship to a PhD candidate, and six writing awards – in collaboration with Unique Zan Foundation – to young women of Iranian heritage.

Requirements: Sophomore Standing, Persian Heritage, U.S. Resident or citizen, Demonstrate financial need

Deadline: June

Minimum GPA: 3.5

Amount: Award amounts vary

https://www.iasfund.org/

Children of Persia

Children of Persia (COP) was established in 1999 with the objective of promoting the well-being of the disadvantaged Iranian children thru providing healthcare, education, and social services assistance. In 2006, Children of Persia, through its generous donors, started its scholarship program with a focus on assisting students with financial need to meet their goal of attaining higher education. COP truly believes that knowledge is power. Over the years, we have realized that those we help become strong advocates when it comes to helping others and as such, we hope to inspire the younger generation to help themselves and help others through their success. This year, for a third year in a row, we are partnering with the Iranian American Medical Society (IAMS) of Washington Metropolitan Area, to add one additional scholarship with a focus on students in health related fields.

Requirements: Sophomore Standing, Persian Heritage, U.S. Resident or citizen, Display financial need

Deadline: May

Minimum GPA: 3.0

Amount: $2,000

http://childrenofpersia.org/

Member Login
Welcome, (First Name)!

Forgot? Show
Log In
Enter Member Area
My Profile Not a member? Sign up. Log Out