Iranian Women’s Organization of Ontario Scholarship for Secondary Studies

1. Female student of Iranian descent

2. Currently enrolled full-time in an Ontario Secondary School

3. Demonstrates active interest in Iranian culture and heritage

4. Minimum of 40 hours community service involvement

5. Demonstrates academic commitment

6. Involved with extra-curricular activities


1. This is the first time these awards are being offered and as such there is an emphasis in aiding a person who matches the mission and vision of the Iranian Women’s Organization of Ontario.

2. The scholarship for secondary studies shall be awarded to a student who must verify their enrollment, full-time, in an accredited Ontario Secondary institution.

3. An ideal candidate is one who takes pride in their Iranian background and can show quantifiable evidence of passion and interest in the Iranian culture and heritage.

4. This is the minimum amount of hours required for obtaining the Ontario Secondary School Diploma at this time. Going over and beyond the minimum shows the passion and drive that the IWOO is seeking in a potential award recipient. Services to the Iranian community are preferred but not necessary.

5. Students who exceed school’s expectations and excel at their accomplishments are encouraged to apply.

6. The Iranian Women’s Organization recognizes the importance of involvement in one’s own community. The award recipient’s involvement in the community shows the recipient’s ability to be active, social, responsible, and mature.