20th Annual Academic Achievement Awards

On Sunday, May 14, 2017, the Association of Professors and Scholars of Iranian Heritage will be holding its twentieth annual graduation ceremony honoring academic achievements by students of Iranian heritage who will be graduating in the 2016/2017 academic year.


During the ceremony, students and their families will have the opportunity to meet scientists, scholars, and professors of Iranian heritage who are faculty or researchers at various universities in California and elsewhere, and who have agreed to serve as mentors to the honored students. All attending graduates will receive certificates. Several special sponsored awards will be issued to the graduating students who have demonstrated an outstanding track record in the pursuit of their academic goals.On Sunday, May 14, 2017, the Association of Professors and Scholars of Iranian Heritage will be holding its nineteenth annual graduation ceremony honoring academic achievements by students of Iranian Heritage who will be graduating in the 2016/2017 academic year. 


Ceremony Time/Location

Time: Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 3:00 to 6:00 PM

Location: NRB Auditorium, UCLA, 635 Charles E. Young Drive, South, Los Angeles, CA 90095


Requirements

Nominations: Nominated students should be graduating in the 2016/2017 academic year (summer 2017 included). Applicants can be nominated by anyone including themselves. The reviewing committee has the right to evaluate and assess applications based on academic performance, scholastic aptitude, class participation, on-campus activities, extra-curricular activities, and other qualities that bespeak of one’s character and good standing, and positive equities.

Categories:

I: High School Graduates with Outstanding SAT scores and GPA's

II: Outstanding College Graduates (BS or BA)

III: Advanced Degree Graduates (Ph.D., all doctoral degrees such as MD, DDS, PharmD, JD, and Master’s Degrees)

IV: Post-Doctoral Associates 


Requirements for APSIH Graduation Award 2017

Category

Conditions

Requirements

High School

SAT above 1850 or minimum ACT score of 26;
unweighted GPA above 3.8/4.0;
had AP and Honor courses, from a Southern CA high school

A copy of recent transcript and documents in relation to awards, community service, extra-curricular activities, and the like


BS, BA

GPA above 3.5; from a California university

A copy of recent transcript and advisor information, if applicable (name, phone, email)


MS, MA, MBA, JD

GPA above 3.7; from a U.S. university

A copy of recent transcript and advisor information (name, phone, email)


Post-Doctorate, PhD, MD, DDS, and other Doctoral Degrees

Exceptional professional and ethical performance while pursuing a doctoral degree from a US university

A document indicating applicant's status and university, advisor information (name, phone, email), and resume in pdf format

The Reviewing Committee consists of a selected group of senior academicians who have chosen to be anonymous and the review process is done in a confidential manner and remains under seal and only shared with the applicants prior to the event. Those invited will have their name advertised on our site and our event booklet. 


Deadline

Applications open: Student applications will be accepted beginning March 1st, 2017.

Deadline for Applications and Receipt of documents: Sunday, April 30th, 2017.

The submission process can be started by completing the online application form below. Upon submission of the online form, you will receive an email confirmation of receipt. If you do not receive a confirmation within three weeks, you should contact APSIH regarding your application.

Important Information

In order to document the information submitted on your form, email all documents in one scanned file: copies of your grade report (unofficial transcripts are acceptable), copies of any awards or certificates received, copies of your acceptance letters for future degrees, etc. For those receiving degrees, you may send a recommendation letter from your advisor, and a copy of your curriculum vitae. The documents should be sent to apsih.graduation@gmail.com
These documents should be received by Sunday, April 30th, 2017.

 



 

 

 

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