President Alex Nassar presenting the ETL Scholarship Winner 2016, Einas Abutalib
AAHC President, Alex Nassar, presenting the 2016 Anthony J. Mansour Scholarship to Einas Abutalib

Scholarship Opportunities

The AAHC recognizes the importance of education for the growth of the Arab-American community and seeks to help students overcome the financial obstacles to obtaining higher education. Over the past 25 years, the AAHC has given out over $45,000 in scholarships. The AAHC offers 4 total student scholarships every year, each around $1,000. The available scholarships are below:

Anthony J. Mansour Scholarship

The Anthony J. Mansour scholarship is awarded at our annual Ensure the Legacy (ETL) Banquet. The scholarship is offered to two Arab American students from Genesee County, each receiving $1,000 apiece. Once the two winners are selected, they are presented with the scholarship award at the ETL Banquet. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no ETL Banquet. However, we are still offering the scholarship and the deadline is December 1, 2020. To apply for the Anthony J. Mansour Scholarship please click here!

Past Anthony J. Mansour Scholarship Winners

  • 2019 – Jennah Shah and Reena Al-Sewari
  • 2018 – Rania Fanous and Lina Abutalib
  • 2017 – Shane Gantos and Raneem Shukairy
  • 2016 – Einas Abutalib
  • 2015 – Laila Abdallah and Ahlam Alwageeh
  • 2014 – John Elias and Hazar Abuaita
  • 2013 – Andrea Sahouri and Josalien Abuaita
  • 2012 – Yara Abuaita and Laila Abdallah
  • 2011 – Maha Khrais and Devin Bathish
  • 2010 – Tamer P. Abuaita and Mahir W. Jurdi
  • 2009 – Serena Rabie
  • 2008 – Foundation of Mott College
  • 2007 – Kathleen Y. Farah
  • 2006 – Saed Isaac and Issa Salsa
  • 2005 – John Abud, Amber J. Jourbran, and Emil H. Joseph III
  • 2004 – Nicholas Paul Abud
  • 2003 – Noor Hammoud
  • 2002 – Candi Rishmawi
  • 2001 – Wael Salem and Christen Middleton
  • 2000 – Meriam O’ Malley
  • 1999 – Sylvia Sophia
  • 1998 – Kristina (Khouri) Childs
  • 1997 – Anton (Tony) Khouri
  • 1996 – Hayat Nadar

Mott Community College Scholarship

Each year, Mott Community College (MCC) offers a scholarship for the educational needs of Arab American students attending Mott College. Criteria are as follows: (i.) Only applicants of Arab descent are eligible (ii.) Applicants must be enrolled at Mott Community College (iii.) Applicants must posses a minimum grade point average of 2.5 (iv.) Awards may be merit based or based on financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid (v.) Applications are renewable; incomplete applications will not be considered (vi.) Scholarship monies will be awarded for tuition, course fees, books, software, and other materials as specified in the course outline. For more information head over to https://www.mcc.edu/financial_aid/fa-scholarship-app.shtml

Past MCC Scholarship Winners

  • 2019/2020 – Khalid Albasheer and Eman Alnajjar
  • 2018/2019 – Laila Al-Ghanem
  • 2016/2017 – Laila Al-Ghanem
  • 2016/2017 – Ahmed Ehtaisham
  • 2015/2016 – Laila Al-Ghanem
  • 2015/2016 – Aman Mawri
  • 2014/2015 – Wafa Alwegeeh
  • 2013/2014 – Essa Shomali
  • 2012/2013 – Ragheda Jawhari
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