Our Iranian scholarships

The mission of the Momeni Foundation revolves around nurturing academic excellence among Iranian-persian heritage globally. The initiative for iranian scholarships aims to empower high school graduates and full-time college students by providing them with the necessary support to pursue their educational aspirations, irrespective of their geographical location.

How scholarships for iranian students are given

Here are the ways Iranian students receive scholarships, which help open up opportunities for a better future.


When students apply, we prioritize selecting the student who best fits the criteria and is of Iranian heritage, ensuring they receive the support they need to pursue their educational goals.


Every year, students eagerly apply to the Momeni Foundation. Since 2001, we have proudly awarded over three hundred thousand ($300,000) USD worth of scholarships to exceptionally bright and talented students across the nation.

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The Scholastic Achievement Scholarships

Momeni Foundation offers scholastic achievement scholarships for Iranian students who are graduating high school in the United States and aspire to pursue higher education. This scholarship program awards at least three scholarships annually, each valued at $1,000.00. 

If you’re a graduating high school student and a citizen or permanent resident of the United States, you qualify to apply for the Scholastic Achievement Scholarship. The application deadline is June 30th of each year.

The Financial Assistance Scholarships

Momeni Foundation provides financial assistance to students of Persian and/or Iranian descent who are pursuing higher education any where in the world*. This scholarship program awards a minimum of ten scholarships annually, each valued at least $1,000.00 (US dollars). 

We are thrilled to announce that we have granted scholarships totaling over  $300,000 since 2001, marking a significant milestone in our commitment to supporting education and fostering excellence.

* Due to economic sanctions,

  1. If you are a student in Iran and planning to study abroad, please visit FAQ page and see item 9.
  2. If you are a student in Iran and planning to continue your studies in Iran, please contact us by email. There is a separate program available for you.
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The Momeni Foundation scholarship empowers graduating high school students and full-time college students, ensuring that talented individuals have the resources they need to pursue their educational goals regardless of their location.