Support Us

The Dr. Mehrdad Shafa Medical Scholarship Foundation is a private organization. We can achieve our mission only through the support of our founders and the individuals, entities, organizations and businesses that join us in committing their assets and resources.

Please join us in our goal to support 100 scholars each year!

Support to the foundation can be given in many ways:

  • Paypal donation:


  • Honorary and memorial gifts (all gifts are acknowledged to the donor or the person in whose honor the gift is given)
  • Outright gifts (contributions are often fully tax-deductible) including:
    • Cash, personal or business checks
    • Collections (fine jewelry, antiques, coins or stamps)
    • Estate assets, life insurance, real estate, retirement plan assets
    • Securities or trusts
  • Endowments, (These provide the best source of financial stability to support and expand student scholarship funding), made via:
    • Current major gifts
    • Life income gifts
    • Estate gifts
  • Corporate support
    • Sponsorship of events, exhibitions or educational programs
  • Educational program sponsorships
  • Event sponsorships

A donation can be made or more information can be obtained by contacting a member of the Board of Trustees below:

  • Mehrdad Shafa, MD, MMM, DFACMQ – mehrdadshafa@gmail.com
  • Thomas Cheek, MD – trcheek@yahoo.com
  • Mrs. O. Marie Badr, RN – mkb85021@aol.com

You may also contact the foundation using the following:

  • Dr. Mehrdad Shafa Medical Scholarship Foundation
    P.O. Box 676
    Laveen, AZ 85339
  • 602-558-8720

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