On Saturday, May 13, 2023, the Association of Professors and Scholars of Iranian Heritage will be holding its twenty-third annual graduation ceremony honoring academic achievements by students of Iranian Heritage who will be graduating in the 2021/2023 academic years.
During the ceremony, students and their families will have the opportunity to meet scientists, scholars, and professors of Iranian heritage who are on the faculty or conduct research at various universities in California and elsewhere and who have agreed to serve as mentors to the honored students. All attending graduates will receive a certificate and several special sponsored awards will be issued to the graduating students who have demonstrated an outstanding record of accomplishment in the pursuit of their academic goals.
Please join us on Saturday, May 13th to celebrate the success and achievements of our graduates. Please also feel free to wear your cap and gown.
The applications for awards can be submitted through our website at the following link:
The deadline for submitting the applications is May 9, 2023.
I: High School Graduates with Outstanding SAT scores and GPAs
II: Outstanding College Graduates (B.S. or B.A.)
III: Outstanding College Graduate at the Master’s level (MS, MBA, MA., MPH, etc.)
IV: Doctoral (Terminal) Degree Graduates (Ph.D., all doctoral degrees such as MD, DDS, PharmD, JD)
V: Post-Doctoral Associates
Requirements for APSIH Graduation Award
|SAT above 1250 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 a recent transcript and documents in relation to awards, community service, extra-curricular activities, and the like
|GPA above 3.5; from a California university
|Your recent resume, a copy of the recent transcript and, documents in relations to awards, community service, extra-curricular activities, and the like
|M.S., M.A., MBA, JD
|GPA above 3.7; from a U.S. university or
|Your recent resume, a copy of the most recent transcript, and documents in relation to awards, community service, extra-curricular activities, and the like
|Post-Doctorate, Ph.D., MD, DDS, and other Doctoral Degrees
|Exceptional professional and ethical performance while pursuing a doctoral degree from a US university or
|Your recent resume, a copy of the recent transcript, and advisor information (name, phone, email)
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.