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2019-2020 School Year Scholarship

ICEC Iran Arbabi Scholarship

For

2019-20 Academic Year Accepts Applications

 

ICEC is pleased to announce the award of Two (2) scholarships to eligible applicants for the academic year of 2019-2020 as follows:

  • $2,000.00 from Iran Arbabi annual scholarship fund
  • $2,000.00 from donated funds by National University of Iran Alumni

For more information and how to apply, please click on the link below:

2019-2020 Scholarship  Link

کمک هزینه آموزشی ایران اربابی

برای سال آموزشی ۲۰۱۹ ـ ۲۰۲۰ درخواست می پذیرد

 

مرکز فرهنگی وآموزشی ایران با خرسندی به آگاهی می رساند که در سال آموزشی ۲۰۱۹ ـ ۲۰۲۰، دو

 در خواست کننده دارای شرایط  کمک  هزینه آموزشی دریافت خواهند کرد.

۱ -ـ ۲۰۰۰.۰۰ دولار از حساب سالانه کمک هزینه آموزشی ایران اربابی

۲ ـ ۲۰۰۰.۰۰ دولار از حساب اهدایی انجمن دانشجویان پیشین دانشگاه ملی ایران

فرم های درخواست وآگاهی های بیشتر در سامانه مرکزموجود است.

2019-2020 Scholarship  لینک  

2019-2020 Scholarship

Iran Cultural and Educational Center

Iran Arbabi Scholarship Program

The Iran Arbabi Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to students of Iranian descent entering or attending an accredited post-secondary institution.  The scholarship is granted annually to at least one eligible applicant, selected based on the eligibility criteria listed below. An independent committee that consists of a panel of distinguished scholars and chaired by a member of the ICEC Board of Trustees screens applications in the summer. Members of the selection committee may also interview the finalists. The recipient (s) may use the scholarship to attend an accredited college across the United States. Scholarships are not limited to any specific field or career objective and may be used to pursue any academic discipline for undergraduate or graduate studies.

2019-2020 Scholarship

For the academic year 2019-2020, two separate scholarships will be awarded to applicants who meet the eligibility requirements and are selected by the Selection Committee. The second donation has been made possible by a donation from the National University of Iran Alumni Association.  

Basic Requirements

Applicants should meet the following requirements to be considered for the Iran Arbabi Scholarship. They must:

      1. Be of Iranian descent
      2. Be a U.S. citizen or lawfully reside in the United States
      3. Submit verification of participation in activities that promote Persian culture and heritage to include, but not limited to attendance at a Farsi language school, participation in Persian art or cultural group (music, dance, theater, etc.), volunteer activities for a Persian community-based charity, active participation in a Persian student association, etc.
      4. Attend, or be accepted for attendance at, an accredited American college or university in a full-time undergraduate or graduate degree program.
      5. If attending an undergraduate program:
        • Possess a high school diploma, or the recognized equivalent of a high school diploma,
        • Have good academic standing (GPA of 3.0 or higher)
      6. If attending a graduate program:
          • Possess proof of successful completion of undergraduate studies, i.e., Bachelor degree

         

All participants need to:

      1. Complete and submit a Scholarship Application Form along with:

a) Two letters of recommendation; at least one letter should be from an instructor/professor or other high school/college professional

b) Two one-page essays each on:

i) What are your dreams and aspirations?

ii) How has your cultural heritage formed the person you are, and in what way will this serve you as an asset to promote Persian language and culture in the future? 

      1. An official transcript with the college seal on it

Important Application Dates

May 1, 2019 – ICEC starts accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year. The Application Form will be available for download from the ICEC website at:

 http://iraneducationalcenter.org/scholarship-application/

June 15, 2019 – Final postmarked deadline in order to be considered for the 2019-2020 Scholarship Program.  Application materials must be mailed in one packet to:

Iran Abrabi Scholarship Program
Iran Cultural and Educational Center
12030 Gatewater Drive
Potomac, MD 20854

Transcripts and letters of recommendation should not be sent separately. Incomplete, e-mailed, or faxed applications will not be considered.  Winners of the scholarship will be notified by August 31, 2019 and names will be posted on the ICEC web site.

Scholarship Conditions

The Iran Arbabi Scholarships may be used to supplement existing benefits from the student’s college or university, or from other foundations or organizations. Recipients may use the scholarship to cover the costs of tuition, fees, room, and board. Funds will be paid to selected candidates upon receiving transcripts and proof of course registration and enrollment.

Financial need may be taken into consideration in awarding a scholarship.  If the Scholarship Committee determines that financial need will be taken into consideration, the applicant may be required to provide financial information at a later time.  Such financial information would include, but not limited to, federal income tax returns of the applicant.  If the applicant is claimed as a dependent on the federal income tax return of another person, then that other person’s financial resources will be considered in assessing financial need.  DO NOT INCLUDE COPIES OF FEDERAL TAX RETURNS WITH THE APPLICATION PACKET.  IF THEY ARE SUBSEQUENTLY REQUIRED, THE APPLICANT WILL BE SO ADVISED.

 

2019 Picture Day

 

 ١١ مه ٢٠١٩ روز عکس

خانواده های گرامی
 
برای ماندگاری یاد روزهای شیرین کلاس های آموزش زبان فارسی دراندیشه کودکان دلبندمان، امسال نیز مانند  سال های پیش مرکز فرهنگی و آموزشی ایران، در روز شنبه ١١ مه ٢٠١٩   شماری عکس گروهی از هر کلاس و نیز یک عکس از تمام دانش آموزان مرکزتهیه خواهد کرد
 
.این عکس ها ٨در ١٠ وهر یک به بهای ١٠ دلار می باشد
 
،اگر مایل به دریافت عکس های گروهی کلاس و عکس گروهی مرکز می باشید
 .خواهشمند است فرم زیر را پر کنید و به همراه بهای عکس تا تاریخ ١١  مه ٢٠١٩ به مدرسه بفرستید
 
 یاد آوری می شود که عکس ها تنها برای دانش آموزانی که در خواست خود را به مرکز داده باشند چاپ  خواهد شد

May 11, 2019 Picture Day

Dear Parents,
 
ICEC annual class picture day will be on May 11, 2019.  If you are interested to receive your child/children class or/and school pictures, please fill out the form below and have your child return it with the picture fee to the classroom teacher on or before May 11, 2019.
 
Pictures are 8×10 for $10 each ($20 for both a class picture and school picture).
Pictures will only be ordered for those students who have returned completed form on or before May 11, 2019.  

picture day form

Roshan Institute- Celebration of Nowruz

In Celebration of Nowruz, Professor John Renard, Professor of Theological Studies at Saint Louis University gives a presentation on “A Life in miniatures: Visual Hagiography of Rumi”

The event will take place on Sunday, April 7th from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at H.J. Patterson Atrium at the University of Maryland,

More information and Link

 

 

ICEC Nowruz Committee Meeting 4

Nowruz Committee of Iran Cultural and Educational Center (ICEC) would like to invite you to attend the fourth (4th) ICEC Nowruz Committee meeting on Saturday January 26, 2019 from 9:45 AM to 10:45 AM in Room 124.

Meeting agenda:
     1- Ticket Sales
     2- Last Year Video
     3- Reception Updates /Volunteers 
     4-Food Update 
     5- Classroom Update 
     6- YIM, YIP, and YIP Updates 
     7-Questions and Answers

  Next meeting date
  February 9, 2019
   

Your participation and support of Nowruz Committee will be critical to make this celebration another successful event.

ICEC Nowruz celebration will be on Saturday March 16, 2019

Yalda

جشن شب یلدا

مادران و پدران گرامی،
برای آشنا کردن دانش آموزان با جشن های ملی، آموزگاران و انجمن خانه و مدرسه مرکز فرهنگی و آموزشی ایران برنامه ای به مناسبت شب یلدا  در سالن گرد هم آیی مرکز برگزار خواهند کرد.
از شما خانواده های گرامی در خواست می کنیم با فرزندان خود در این جشن شرکت کنید.
دانش آموزان می توانند در آن روزلباس های محلی بپوشند.
 
 زمان برنامه:
        روز شنبه 15 دسامبر2018 
        ساعت 11:00 تا 11:30    
 
برنامه:
       قصه مادر بزرگ و پدر بزرگ
       شعر و آواز
       رقص و موسیقی

Yalda Celebration

Dear Parents,
 
Community and School Association of Iran Cultural and Educational Center (ICEC) and the instructional staff invites you to attend annual Yalda Celebration. This program aims to familiarize students with this ancient cultural celebration.
 
We encourage students to dress in traditional outfits.
  
When:
          Saturday December 15, 2018
          11:00 – 11:30 A.M.
          Richie Park Elementary School Cafeteria
 Program:
          Storytelling
          Poetry
          Dance
          Music

2nd Nowruz meeting

ICEC Nowruz Committee’s Meeting 

Nowruz Committee of Iran Cultural and Educational Center (ICEC) would like to invite you to attend the second ICEC Nowruz Committee meeting on Saturday December 1, 2018 from 10:45 AM to 11:45 AM in Room 123.

Meeting agenda:
     1- Discuss all sub-group activities
     2- Class program update
     3- Volunteer lists 
     4-Questions and Answers
   

Your participation and support of Nowruz Committee will be critical to make this celebration another successful event.

ICEC Nowruz celebration will be on Saturday March 16, 2019

Donations


Dear Friends of Iran Cultural and Educational Center,

In the spirit of this giving season, if you plan to donate to some cause, you may wish to consider donations that benefit a Persian cultural or educational activity. There are a number of such organizations that are active and registered as non-profit organization in the Washington Metropolitan area.

As you are aware, one such organization is the Iran Cultural and Educational Center (ICEC), registered as a non-profit organization in the State of Maryland. ICEC is non-commercial, non-partisan and non-sectarian and with no political or religious affiliation to any group, party or government.  Since its inception in 1990, ICEC’s sole mission has been “to create a nurturing environment that strengthens the sense of connection, pride and appreciation of Iranian culture, heritage and history.”

ICEC is a registered member of the United Way of the National Capital Area (UWNCA) and Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). If you wish to make a contribution to ICEC through United Way campaigns, please visit https://unitedwaynca.org/nonprofit-partner-search  and enter designation number 8643 for ICEC as a non-profit partner. To contribute to ICEC through CFCNCA, please enter designation number 24136 on your CFCNCA form. All contributions to ICEC, according to Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code are tax deductible (consult your tax advisor).

ICEC Board of Trustees, Officers and Teachers

First 2018-2019 Nowruz Committee Meeting

First ICEC Nowruz Committee’s Meeting 

Nowruz Committee of Iran Cultural and Educational Center (ICEC) would like to invite you to attend the first ICEC Nowruz Committee meeting on Saturday November 10, 2018 from 10:45 AM to 11:45 AM in Room 123.

Nowruz, one of the most important Iranian celebrations, is the largest event that ICEC celebrates every year with the support and participation of ICEC families.
 
Meeting agenda:
     1- Nowruz Committee Overview
     2- Nowruz Committee Organization
     3- Roles and Responsibilities 
     4-Volunteers and Coordinators
     5-Questions

Your participation and support of Nowruz Committee will be critical to make this celebration another successful event.

ICEC Nowruz celebration will be on Saturday March 16, 2019