The mission of the Dr. Mehrdad Shafa Medical Scholarship Foundation is to help the promising young medical professionals of the future get the education that will take them to new heights. Our foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization. Our goal is to provide financial assistance for up to 100 scholars engaged in study in the allied health professions, nursing and pre-medical studies at accredited colleges, universities or educational programs, for up to four years.
Our Board of Trustees will take and review applications for financial assistance on an annual basis. We also will coordinate responsibilities with accredited colleges, universities and other educational programs’ financial aid providers for necessary operations. Such operations include obtaining transcripts, reports, applications, documents, conducting reviews and maintaining permanent records for the enrolled students. We also will follow-up annually with participating financial aid offices concerning our recipients.
More information about who qualifies for aid through the foundation and the forms for application can be found here.
To support the mission we are also engaging in fundraising activities by seeking donations and public or private gifts. More information about how you can support our mission can be found here.
We look forward to working with you to support the next generation of world-class healthcare providers!
Schedule of events
- Board meetings: Quarterly
- May 31: Scholarship award applications due
- June 30: Scholarship awards announced
- July: Scholar’s annual luncheon
- August: Mentoring program introduction
- Fall: 100 scholars annual fundraiser
- November: Scholar’s annual holiday luncheon