Educational Services

Educational Opportunities

The AAHC has a lot of educational opportunities whether it be scholarships or educational events hosted by the AAHC for other organizations or schools.

Past Speakers & Lecturers

  • Juan Cole
  • Joseph Massad
  • Miko Peled

Workshops

  • Educational outreach to community schools and organizations for three primary topics:
    • Arab Americans 101
    • Middle Eastern/Arab history and politics
    • Arab culture/Dabke/Fashion/Food
  • Cultural sensitivity and diversity workshops

SCHOLARSHIPS

Over the past twenty years, the AAHC has given out over $40,000 in scholarships. The AAHC offers three total student scholarships every year, each around $1,000. The available scholarships are below:

Mott Community College

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. The deadline for this scholarship is May 31st, 2018, so head over to https://www.mcc.edu/financial_aid/fa-scholarship-app.shtml.

Ensure the Legacy Awards Banquet

As part of our annual Ensure the Legacy (ETL) Banquet and Awards Ceremony, the AAHC offers two student scholarships, valued at $1,000 apiece. Once the two winners are selected, they are presented with the scholarship award at the ETL Banquet. The deadline for this scholarship is October 17th, 2018. Applications are now open! To apply for that scholarship, please click the following link: ETL Scholarship Application

President Alex Nassar presenting the ETL Scholarship Winner 2016, Einas Abutalib

Past ETL Scholarship Winners

  • 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

Past Mott Community College Scholarship Winners

  • 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