Pars Youth Grant

Under the auspices of the Kordestani Family Foundation, The Pars Youth Grant /The American Dream is a financial grant dedicated to ensuring the future generation’s academic success. The students must be currently  graduating from high school in California, with specific plans to continue their education in a College or a University in California.

The amount of the grant varies based on financial need and educational costs of the institute for each student. The maximum award will be $10,000 per student. The scholarship checks are made payable to the University and will be mailed to the awardees.

Recipients may not receive a Pars Youth Grant for more than one year.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Currently graduating from high school,
  • Be of Iranian descent,
  • Be a California resident,
  • Be a U.S. citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident,
  • Be enrolled into an accredited College or University in California,
  • Demonstrate financial need [must apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)],
  • Possess and maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

How to Apply

An applicant must submit a completed application by the deadline July 15, 2024, which includes the following:

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