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    Momeni Foundation Financial Assistance Scholarship

    Offered by Momeni Foundation

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated May 3, 2024
    10 awards worth

    $1,000

    Grade level

    High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    June 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a current or incoming post-secondary student of Iranian descent? If so, consider applying for the Momeni Foundation’s Financial Assistance Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship awards $1,000 to at least ten (10) current and incoming post-secondary students of Iranian descent who submit the best ~500-word essays describing their goals and plans, and what has motivated them to follow these goals and plans. In addition, interested students must hold a minimum 3.0 GPA and submit a resume, an official copy of their latest transcript, a copy of their FAFSA (if in the United States), and proof of enrollment at their university. If you’re of Iranian descent and are currently enrolled in or will soon be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About Momeni Foundation

    The Momeni Foundation, established in 2001 by Moji (Mojtaba) Momeni, originated from a local scholarship program in Oregon. Evolving over the years, it now provides scholarships to full-time college students of Iranian descent globally. As a private non-profit organization funded solely by Moji Momeni, its mission extends to inspiring recipients and visitors to create their own scholarship programs.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

    Minimum GPA

    3.0

    Race/Ethnicity

    Middle Eastern

    Miscellaneous

    Applicants must be of Iranian descent.

    Application information

    In addition to the below application materials, interested students must submit proof of their Iranian descent.

    500-word essay

    Proof of enrollment

    Academic transcript

    Resume or CV

    FAFSA

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    Scholarship FAQ

    When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

    The Momeni Foundation Financial Assistance Scholarship winner will be announced: August 31, 2024.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Momeni Foundation at [email protected].

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

    For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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