Roshan Institute Programs
Endowments and Initiatives for Excellence in Persian Studies
Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute invites and encourages all those interested in Fellowships and Scholarships to apply directly to the institutions listed below.
An endowment was created in 2013 at UNC to support Roshan Institute Fellowship for Excellence in Persian Studies. Awards help UNC recruit top graduate students in Persian Studies and offer summer research assistance to outstanding students.
The Persian Language, Linguistics and Culture Program was launched in 2013 in the College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature at UH Manoa. Major components include Roshan Institute Fellowship for Persian Linguistics, Language Acquisition and Applied Linguistics; Roshan Institute Fellowship in Persian Language and Culture; and Roshan Institute Instructor in Persian Language and Culture to teach Persian language and culture courses.
Support is provided for Roshan Institute Persian Studies Program at SJSU since 2012 for faculty research projects; graduate and undergraduate fellowships, scholarships and assistantships; and lecture series and cultural events.
The Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Fund was created at the Louvre Museum in 2011 to support educational programs on Persian art and culture as well as the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Fellowship for scholars and curators.
An endowed scholarship fund called Roshan Institute Scholarship for Excellence in Persian Studies was created in June 2007 to encourage the inception and continuation of course offerings in Persian Language and Iranian Studies at Fresno State. Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute Endowed Professorship was established in 2010 to support a faculty member who will contribute to the development of the Persian Language and Culture Program.
A series of grants (2002-2006) supported the annual art exhibition at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School. In 2008, an endowment called Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute Scholarship Fund was created to award scholarships and organize educational activities benefiting the students of St. Andrew’s.
Funds were established in June 2007 to strengthen Persian studies at the University of Maryland under Roshan Institute for Persian Studies (formerly Roshan Institute Center for Persian Studies). They provide support for faculty; graduate and undergraduate students; and cultural and educational programs.
An endowment for Roshan Institute Fellowship for Excellence in Persian Studies was established in 2003 to provide support to outstanding Ph.D. students in Persian Studies.
An endowment fund for Roshan Institute Graduate Fellowship for Persian and Iranian Studies was established in 2003 at the University of Arizona, in the School of Middle Eastern & North African Studies (formerly Center for Middle Eastern Studies).
Roshan Institute Fellowship for Excellence in Persian Studies, established in 2002, has been fully endowed at UCLA and supports top graduate students in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures who are working toward a Ph.D. degree in Iranian Studies.