2014 Foroutan Scholarship for Undergraduate Students in USA


2014 Foroutan Scholarship for Undergraduate Students in USA , and applications are submitted till 15th May, 2014. Applications are invited for Foroutan scholarship available to eligible and qualified students pursuing undergraduate program at an accredited university, college or vocational school. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Applicants must be first generation immigrants to the United States (Strong preference will be given to Iranian applicants). Applicant must have a minimum of a 3.0 overall grade point average from a public school. Foundation will review and screen all scholarship applicants and select a maximum of ten (10) recipients per year. Scholarship maximum award is $10,000 per year per applicant. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | USA

Level: Undergraduate Program

Field(s): any discipline.

Deadline: 15th May, 2014.

Funded By: Foroutan Foundation


Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2014 Foroutan Scholarship is targeted for U.S. citizen or legal resident can apply for this Foroutan scholarship (Strong preference will be given to Iranian applicants).

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

‣ Award No: The Foundation will review and screen all scholarship applicants and select a maximum of ten (10) recipients per year.

Scholarship Duration: The Scholarship may be renewed each year, for a maximum of three (3) additional years (total four-year scholarship), if the Recipient continues to meet all the above criteria, make satisfactory progress in his or her education and training and maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average.

Scholarship covers: The maximum Award is $10,000 per year per applicant.


Description

The Foroutan Foundation has established a scholarship program (“Foroutan Scholarship”) available to eligible and qualified students admitted to an accredited university, college or vocational school.

Eligibility

To be eligible to receive a 2014 Foroutan Scholarship, applicants must:

‣ The Recipient shall maintain a full-time academic schedule in each year of the Scholarship at an accredited university, college or vocational school.

‣ 
 Applicants must be first generation immigrants to the United States.

‣ First- generation immigrants may include a foreign-born citizen or resident who has relocated and become a citizen or permanent resident in the U.S. OR a naturally born resident of the U.S. whose parents are foreign-born and have immigrated and been naturalized in the U.S. (Strong preference will be given to Iranian applicants).


‣ Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.


‣ Applicant must have a minimum of a 3.0 overall grade point average from a public school.

‣ Applicants will be first year students in an undergraduate program, vocational school or community college.

‣ Applicants may also be transfer students from a community college into a four-year college.

Selection Criteria:

‣ The Selection Committee will consider applicant’s:
- Financial need as determined by the college/university where the Applicant is enrolled for the upcoming academic year
-Personal character
-Commitment to personal achievement; and
-Strong desire to complete his or her education.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Applicants are required to apply online.

‣ Each Applicant for 2014 Foroutan Scholarship is required to submit:
-

  • An application
-Proof of admission and acceptance to a college/university.
  • Video statement (YouTube required). Applicant will provide a YouTube link to his or her three (3) minute video clip in which the Applicant expresses his or her attributes and goals, describes what makes him or her unique and why the scholarship is important. The video should be unlisted and not private

  • Personal written statement that provides information about the Applicant’s career goals and desire to contribute to their community. Information about unique, personal, or financial circumstances may be added. The personal statement is part of the online application.
-Birth Certificate, Certificate of Naturalization, or proof of legal residency.
  • Headshot (minimum of 1500 x 2100 pixels and 300 dpi).

  • A certified high school transcript that contains the Applicant’s class rank and test scores.

  • Two (2) one-page letters of recommendation are required using the approved form. The letter of recommendation may come from either a teacher, college advisor, or a mentor associated with the applicant’s work or volunteer experiences.
  • Letters from parents or family members will not be considered. The letters should detail the Applicant’s background, achievements, leadership abilities and community involvement. Letters should contain personalized information about the applicant.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 15th May, 2014.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more Information about 2014 Foroutan Scholarship


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