Rafi And Zohreh Scholarship

This $2,500 scholarship is given to a journalism student with senior standing as of the start of the fall semester. The recipient will have demonstrated academic merit (minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA) and will have an appreciation and understanding of non-U.S. cultures and identities as demonstrated through personal background, study abroad, extracurricular activities, or other similar cross-cultural experiences. Financial need may be considered but is not required.

Applications are typically accepted in February/March and scholarships awarded are for the following fall; students graduating that same May or August are not eligible. E.G. applications accepted in March 2023 are for Fall 2023; students must not be graduating before December 2023.

Dr. Hassan Rafi-Zadeh ’68 and Dr. Zohreh Sotoodeh
Schools, Colleges, Departments, and Areas
Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies Program, College of Letters and Science, UWM Foundation Scholarships
Supplemental Questions
  1. Describe your knowledge and experience with other cultures from outside of the United States. This could include information such as living abroad, studying aborad, family background related to a non-U.S. culture, self-study of other cultures, work experience with an international component, etc.