Amir Darwish Scholarship for Refugees
The Amir Darwish Scholarship for Refugees was created in honor of Mr. Darwish for his courage and perseverance in the face of adversity while pursuing the American dream. Students who identify as a refugee-displaced from their home country and unable or unwilling to return due to the lack of safety. Students must describe their financial need in the required essay. The amount of the scholarship will be determined at the time of the award.
- up to $5,000
- Supplemental Questions
- Mr. Darwish displayed courage and persevered in the face of adversity while pursuing the American Dream. What obstacles have you overcome while seeking refuge in the United States and how can you use your experiences to continue succeeding at Moraine Valley Community College as you pursue your own dreams?
- Utilizing his natural leadership abilities and kind-giving spirit, Mr. Darwish paved the path of success for his family and contributed to the success of others within the community. How will you apply this scholarship to shape your ability to make an impact on your community?
- Please describe your financial need and why you need help paying for college costs.