We are now accepting applications for the 2018-19 academic year.

Download the ’18-’19 Application Form

The deadline for this round of applications has been extended to June 30, 2018.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be of Iranian descent
  • Be enrolled or accepted at a four-year accredited university in the United States
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Possess and maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Have participated in community service and continue to do so
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1250 or 27 for ACT (if applying as a high school student)

How to Apply

Submit a completed application by the deadline, including:

  • Completed application form
  • School transcripts and testing records
  • University letter of acceptance
  • Income tax forms from yourself and your parents (via mail for your security)
  • Two personal essays about yourself (see application: essays should be 750 and 500 words)
  • Transcripts from your high school and – if applicable – your undergraduate program as well, and
  • Two letters of recommendation
    • one letter from a teacher or professor
    • one letter from an organization where you have worked/performed community service

Please be sure to read the entire application form for details about each of these items.