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08/31/09

Momeni Foundation announces 2009 scholarship recipients

Press Release, Momeni Foundation


It is a great pleasure to introduce the Momeni Foundation's year 2009 scholarship award recipients to you. This year we are awarding $11,250 dollars to 21 well deserving students.

The following students have demonstrated outstanding achievements in both academics and social/civic causes.  

 

Award Recipients for year 2009 (Total awards = $11,250 USD) 
 

 

Scholastic Achievement Scholarships (Total = $3,000 USD)

 

Mr. Nima Ahmadi - $1000 Award
Mr. Ahmadi of
Portland, OR graduated from high school with a GPA of 4.00 and class rank of 1/543. He has a long list of volunteering, awards and leadership positions. He will pursue a degree in Bio-Engineering at Stanford University in California.
 

Ms. Melody H. Maarouf - $1,000 Award
Ms. Maarouf of
Phoenix, AZ graduated from high school with a GPA of 3.9 and a long list of volunteering, awards and leadership positions. She will pursue a degree in Chemistry/Neuroscience at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.
 

Ms. Parisa Moghaddam-Taaheri - $1000 Award
Ms. Moghaddam-Taaheri graduated from high school with a GPA of 4.0 and long list of volunteering, awards and leadership positions. She will pursue a degree in Bio-Medical Engineering at
John Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.


Financial Assistance Scholarships - US Residents (Total = $6,750)
 

Ms. Susan Ghanbarpour - $750 Award
Ms. Ghanbarpour attends
John Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD where she is pursuing a Doctorate degree in Public Health with emphasis in Women's Health. Ms. Ganbarpour is receiving a scholarship for the third year.

 

Mr. Mona Rezapour - $500 Award
Ms. Rezapour attends John Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD where she is pursuing a degree in Medicine. Ms. Rezapour is receiving a scholarship for the second time.


Mr. Hamid Reza Baniasadi - $500 Award
Mr. Baniasadi attends
Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN where he is pursuing a PhD in Chemistry. Mr. Baniasadi is receiving a scholarship for the third year.

 

Ms. Vahideh Rasekhikolokdaragh  - $500 Award
Ms. Rasekhikolokdaragh attends
California State University in Fresno, CA where she is pursuing a masters degree in Linguistics. 

 

Mr. Herire Golnazarian - $500 Award
Mr. Golnazarian attends UCLA in Los Angeles, CA where he is pursuing a degree in Dentistry.


Ms. Sahar Hakim-Hashemi - $500 Award
Ms. Hakim-Hashemi of
Plymouth MN will be attending MIT in Cambridge, MA where she will pursue a degree in Brain and Cognitive Sciences.

 

Mr. Arash Nayeri - $500 Award
Mr. Nayeri of Santa Monica, CA attends UC Berkeley, CA where he is pursuing a degree in Chemistry. Mr. Nayeri is receiving a scholarship for the second year.
 

Ms. Sahar Nayeri - $500 Award
Ms. Nayeri of Santa Monica, CA attends UC Berkeley School of Law in CA where she is pursuing a law degree in Public Interest / Civil Rights. Ms. Nayeri is receiving a scholarship for the third time.
 

Mr. Babak Aminitehrani - $500 Award
Mr. Aminitehrani attends UCLA Graduate School of Education in Los Angeles, CA where he is pursuing a Masters degree in Education.

 

Mr. Safa Gitisetan - $500 Award
Mr. Gitisetan attends UCLA in Los Angeles, CA  where he is pursuing a degree in Cognitive Science.


Ms. Yasaman Yaghoubian - $500 Award
Ms. Yaghoubian of
Beverly Hills, CA will be attending UCLA in Los Angeles, CA  where she will pursue a degree in Pre-Medicine.

 

Ms. Marjan Ghahremani - $500 Award
Ms. Ghahremani attends University of Californian in Davis, CA where she is pursuing a degree in Psychology/Anthropology.
 

Ms. Yassmin Parsaei - $500 Award
Ms. Parsaei of Savannah, GA will attend Yale University in New Haven CT where she will pursue degrees in Chemistry and Spanish.
 


Financial Assistance Scholarship - Non-US Residents (Total = $1,250)

 

Mr. Saeed Shobeiri - $250 Award (CANADA)
Mr. Shobeiri of
Montreal, QC, CANADA is pursuing a PhD degree in Business Administration (Marketing) from Concordia University - John Molson School of Business in Montreal, QC - Canada. Mr. Shobeiri is a forth year recipient of our scholarship.
 

Mr. Vazrik Amirjanians - $250 Award (ARMENIA)
Mr. Vazrik Amirjanians is pursuing a Medical degree from Yerevan State Medical University in Yerevan, ARMENIA. Mr. Amirjanians is a second year recipient of our scholarship.

 

Mr. Mahmoud Ravanan - $250 Award (ITALY)
Mr. Ravanan is pursuing a Mechanical Engineering degree from Politecnico di Milano, ITALY. Mr. Ravanan is a second year recipient of our scholarship.

 

Mr. Saeed Akhlaghpour - $250 Award (CANADA)
Mr. Akhlaghpour is pursuing a PhD In Management from 
McGill University in Quebec, CANADA.

 

Ms. Baharan Zarrabian - $250 Award (CANADA)
Ms. Zarrabian is pursuing a degree in Microbiology and Immunology from McGill University in Quebec, CANADA.

 

 

Momeni Foundation is dedicated to providing scholarships to graduating high school students and full time college students of Iranian descent anywhere in the world.

 

Deadline for applications is June 30th of each year. For more information, please visit: www.momenifoundation.org

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