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IAAB Announces Scholarships for Camp Ayandeh 2008 For Students Applying by May 15, 2008



Washington, D.C. - Iranian Alliances Across Borders (IAAB) has just announced several scholarship opportunities for high school students wishing to attend IAAB's youth leadership camp, Camp Ayandeh.   The scholarships will cover the entire cost of the camp - equivalent to $625 - and are supported by generous contributions from the Iranian Scholarship Foundation as well as Shervin and Mariam Korangy.  Applicants who wish to be considered for a scholarship must submit their applications by May 15, 2008.  Completed applications should be sent by email to and clearly state "Camp Ayandeh Scholarship Application" in the subject line.  For more information on how to apply, please visit:




Now in its third year, IAAB's popular youth leadership camp for Iranian-Americans grows from a steady flow of returning students and newcomers every year.  Camp Ayandeh 2008 will be held at Emory University from June 22-28, 2008 and is open to all high school students.  This year's original curriculum focuses on multicultural identity, leadership skills and community building. The camp aims to create a safe and caring learning environment that challenges students while drawing out their finest characteristics through partnerships with mentors and dialogue with their fellow peers.


The $625 cost of the camp includes seven days/six nights of food, room, board and activities, as well as local transportation.  For more information on the camp, please visit IAAB's website at:  Application forms, as well as instructions, can be found in the Applications section of the website.


About Iranian Alliances Across Borders (IAAB)


Iranian Alliances Across Borders is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization that addresses issues of the Iranian diaspora by facilitating community building, developing ways to better understand what it means to be part of a diaspora community, and helping members of the Iranian diaspora community enhance connections with their new communities as well as maintain connections with their root community.  In particular, Iranian Alliances Across Borders strives to raise awareness of the Iranian culture and community; promote leadership in the Iranian diaspora community, with a specific focus on the younger generation; and connect Iranians across borders through a variety of projects.  For more information, please visit our website at


Contact: Mana Kharrazi, Project Manager, Camp Ayandeh 2008

Iranian Alliances Across Borders


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