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2021-2022 Registration ( updated August 2021)

Click on 2021-2022-flowchart  to see the steps.

New Families:  ( Pre-Registration period is over.  Contact ICEC)

  Starting on August 30, 2021, you can follow the steps below to pre- register

  1. Go to new families link (below) to pre-register
  2. you need to choose a username and password and an email address for “the primary account owner”.  This person can login to see the homework, update the information and receives email from the teacher.
  3. choose a username and password for each student
  4. Fill the registration form  ( Do not go to the payment section, do not pay)
  5.  New students, who wish to join grades one to seven, will need to come to school on September 11 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM to finish their registration.

Each student needs to have an email address,  If he/she does not have email address yet, use something like firstname.lastname@myemail.com to preregister.  You can change it when he/she has an email address.

Returning Families: 

  1. login to the site ( login tab on top right side of home page)
  2. Use your username or email that you used to register with your password
  3. Use menu on the right of the page to update any information
  4. click on second menu item on the right to register and pay and add a new student
  5. Pay on line with Paypal or credit card

Registration Priority:

1-Returning Students
2- Returning Students’ siblings
3- Pre-registered  New Families
4- Walking New families

If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email info@iraneducationalcenter.org

2021-2022 Scholarship

Iran Cultural and Educational Center

Iran Arbabi Scholarship

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.

2021-2022 Scholarship

For the academic year 2021-2022, 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. Lawfully reside in the Maryland, Virginia, or the District of Columbia, United Sates;
  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 in Maryland, Virginia or District of Columbia.
  5. If attending, or accepted for attendance, an undergraduate program:
  6. a) Possess a high school diploma, or the recognized equivalent of a high school diploma,
  7. b) Have good academic standing (GPA of 3.0 or higher)
  8. If attending a graduate program: a) Possess proof of successful completion of undergraduate studies, i.e., Bachelor degree `

All participants need to:

  1. Complete and submit a Scholarship Application Form;
  2. Two letters of recommendation; at least one letter should be from an instructor/professor or other high school/college professional;
  3. An official transcript with the college seal on it;
  4. Two one-page essays each on:
    1. What are your dreams and aspirations?
    2. 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?

 

Important Application Dates

 

May 15, 2021 – ICEC starts accepting applications for the 2021-2022 academic year.

The Application Form will be available for download from the ICEC website at: http://iraneducationalcenter.org/scholarship-application/

June 30, 2021 (Extended to July 30, 2021)– Final postmarked deadline in order to be considered for the 2021-2022 Scholarship Program.  Application materials must be mailed in one packet to:

 

Iran Abrabi Scholarship Program

Iran Cultural and Educational Center

14644 Pinto Lane, Rockville, MD 20850-3536

 

 Transcripts and letters of recommendation should not be sent separately. Incomplete, e-mailed, or faxed applications will not be considered.

 

August 15, 2021: Winners of the scholarship will be notified, 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.

A recipient’s scholarship can be revoked if the student:

  • fails to graduate from high school;
  • fails to enroll in an institution of higher education in the year for which the scholarship was awarded;
  • fails to comply with the rules, regulations or conditions of the institution the student attends; or
  • receives the scholarship through error or contrary to law.

Retroactive payment of the scholarship is not permitted.

 

Opening Status

Dear ICEC Family and Friends;

We at ICEC wish you warm regards and hope you are doing well.  As we find ourselves adapting to a new (but temporary) lifestyle, we hope that each and every one of you is taking the time to find comfort, joy and love with your family and friends, whether under your roof at home or remotely through technology.

As you may be aware, public schools, and the use of public-school facilities, in Montgomery County continue to be closed until at least April 24, 2020.  Consequently, ICEC must continue to suspend classes.  At this time, there is no fixed date as to when we may be able to resume classes.

We will provide regular updates as soon as we have more information.  Please do not hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions.

Please be well and be safe. 

Nowruz Event Cancellation

Cancellation of ICEC Nowruz Program, March 7th, 2020

 
The impact of the coronavirus outbreak worldwide and especially in Iran is evident.

It’s difficult to predict the wider impact the coronavirus will have in the weeks to come. Nonetheless, we must take into consideration the recommendations of the WHO (World Health Organization) and CDC (U.S. Center for Disease Control).  In addition, we consider the recommendations of these organizations in light of the likelihood that members of our community may have recently traveled to places of higher risk for the virus.

Consequently, it is with great regret and the utmost regard for safety of our Children and community members, that ICEC has an obligation to cancel the upcoming Nowruz Program scheduled for March 7, 2020. 

We wish to thank all Organizers, Parents, extracurricular activities leaders, 
Volunteers, Teachers, Students, and Vendors for their outstanding efforts and collaboration in preparation of our Nowruz Program.

Happy and healthy Nowruz to all,

Nowruz Meeting and Volunteers Sign Up

Nowruz Committee of Iran Cultural and Educational Center (ICEC) would like to invite you to attend the first ICEC Nowruz Committee meeting in 2020 on Saturday January 11, 2020  from 9:45 AM to 11:00 AM.

Meeting agenda:
    1- Nowruz activities update by various groups.
    2- Volunteer tasks/assignments
    3- Class Liaison update
    4- PDT, YIM and YIP update
    5- Other tasks
    6- Q/A
     

Nowruz Volunteers:

Please use the following link to volunteer for different tasks.  Your participation and support of Nowruz Committee will be critical to make this celebration another successful event.

Please notice that some of the tasks are required to be performed prior to and some of them are for after the event on March 7th. 

Nowruz Volunteers sign up Link 

If you have any question please send an email to : 

Nowruz coordinator :  Nowruz@iraneducationalcenter.org

or

CSA President:  CSA@iraneducationalcenter.org 

 

 

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

ا- ۲۰۰۰ دولار از حساب سالانه کمک هزینه آموزشی ایران اربابی

ب- ۲۰۰۰ دولار از حساب اهدایی انجمن دانشجویان پیشین دانشگاه ملی ایران

فرم های درخواست وآگاهی های بیشتر در سامانه مرکزموجود است

2019-2020 Scholarship  لینک  

2018-2019 Graduation

پایان سال آموزشی
٨ ژوئن ٢٠١٩

،خانواده های گرامی

ِ .پایان سال آموزشی مرکز فرهنگی و آموزشی ایران در روز شنبه ٨ ژوئن ٢٠١٩ خواهد بود

:برنامه ی روز پایانی سا ل آموزشی مرکز به ترتیب زیر خواهد بود
 از ساعت ٩:٣٠ تا ١١:٠٠ بامداد ادامه برنامه های آموزشی هفتگی در کلاس های درس
از ساعت ١١:٠٠ بامداد تا ١١:٤٥ بامداد شرکت خانواده ها در کلاس های درس برای تشویق دانش آموزان به  هنگام دریافت کارنامه   های   آموزشی

.شرکت شما در روز پایانی سال آموزشی سبب تشویق فرزندانمان خواهد شد

مرکز فرهنگی و آموزشی ایران

 

School Graduation, June 8, 2019

Dear Parents,

The end of school year graduation of Iran Cultural and Educational Center will be held on June 8th, 2019.

The program will be as follow:

– Students will attend their regular classes from 9:30 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.
– Parents will visit the classes from 11:00 A.M. to 11:45 A.M.

We thank you in advance for joining us

Iran Cultural and Educational Center

2018-2019 End of School Picnic

پيک نيک پایان سال آموزشی ١٣٩٨-١٣٩٧

خانواده های گرامی

انجمن خانه و مدرسه مرکز فرهنگی و آموزشی ايران پيک نيک پایان سال آموزشی را روز شنبه ٨ ژوئن ٢٠١٩ پس از پایان کلاس های آموزشی از ساعت ١٢ نیم روز تا ٥ پس از نیم روز بر گزار می کند

از آموزگاران، دانش آموزان و خانواده های مرکز دعوت می کنیم به ما به پیوندند تا پایان یک سال آموزشی موفق دیگر را با هم جشن بگیریم

   پیک نیک مرکز در پارک منطقه ای کابین جان سایبان “ب”  برگزار می شود. در ورودی خیابان تاکر من 

Location:
Cabin John Regional Park (Tuckerman Lane Entrance)
Shelter B
7400 Tuckerman Lane
Bethesda , MD 20817

مرکز فرهنگی و آموزشی ايران

 

End of 2018-2019 Academic Year Picnic

Dear ICEC families,

ICEC Community and School Association (Anjoman) is organizing an end of the year picnic to be held on June 8th, 2019 right after ICEC graduation. All teachers, students and their families are invited to join us celebrate another successful academic year.

A shelter has been reserved for this event.

Time: Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 12:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Location:
Cabin John Regional Park (Tuckerman Lane Entrance)
Shelter B
7400 Tuckerman Lane
Bethesda , MD 20817

Map and Direction from School to Park