Established in 2012 in honor of Karim Khamarko, who was murdered in 2010 in his place of business, the fund gives scholarship assistance to Chaldean American high school students who have demonstrated academic success, involvement in school and community and a positive attitude in life and toward fellow students while facing financial difficulties in financing an education.
Number of available awards: 1 given out annually in early December.
- Minimum GPA of 3.0
- Must be Chaldean
- Special consideration will be given to applicants who have overcome challenges or faced a disability or health condition
- Personal traits of optimism, determination, courage and a zest for life
- Family facing financial hardship
To qualify, applicants must submit the following essay question by December 1: What challenge(s) have you overcome in your life that has made you the person you are today? And what steps have you taken to turn those challenges into a positive outlook?
Contact Vivian Denha at email@example.com to submit an application or for more information.