Goodarzi Scholarship Grant

Under the auspices of Sasan and Shirin Goodarzi, the Goodarzi Scholarship Grant provides financial assistance designed to aid students in California. This grant is awarded to female students of Iranian descent who—within the last seven years—have migrated to the United States.

The maximum award granted to each student within a year is $10,000. Students who manage to continue their education up to a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree while also maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or higher may be eligible to receive financial assistance for the duration of their studies. Mr. and Mrs. Goodarzi will be the ones to decide whether a recipient of the Goodarzi Scholarship Grant would be eligible to receive continuous financial support until graduation.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a female student in an undergraduate or graduate program,
  • Have chosen to major in a Computer Engineering field or in Computer Science Degree programs,
  • Be an immigrant of Iranian descent, and have lived in the State of California for a maximum of seven years,
  • Be a U.S. citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident,
  • Be enrolled at or accepted into an accredited institution of higher education in California,
  • Demonstrate financial need,
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

How To Apply

Applicants must submit a completed application by July 15, 2022 of each year to be considered for the following school year calendar. The application package must include the following:

Applicants must agree to appear in promotional and advertising materials.

Application Process

  1. Applicant submits application by July 15, 2022.
  2. Committee reads and reviews all applications by July 25, 2022,
  3. Committee recommends ten applicants for final review,
  4. Mr. & Mrs. Goodarzi meet with the runners-up,
  5. Mr. & Mrs. Goodarzi announce the two finalists to receive financial assistance,
  6. Pars Equality Center announces the recipients’ names to the public,
  7. The scholarship checks are made payable to the University and will be mailed to the awardees.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email us at info@parsequalitycenter.org.