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Donate to Scholarships, Lectureships, and the Persian Language Campaign at Northeastern

Your contribution will strengthen scholarships and programs. Choose one or more of the following:

Persian Language

To raise support for activities including scholarships, cultural programming, a writing competition, and $50,000 or more in academic year 2017-2018 to allow for offering Persian (Farsi) classes beginning Spring 2018. 

Donate Now to the Mossadegh Initiative Fund


Currently, through the endowment that made the Mossadegh Servant Leadership Hall naming possible, the University offers at least two scholarships annually through the College of Business and Technology and one scholarship through the College of Arts and Sciences. The scholarships are competitive and the criteria mandate a demonstrated understanding of Dr. Mossadegh’s life and service to Iran, a high GPA, and financial need. Every student can apply with preference given to Iranian heritage students.

Read about specific criteria for each application.

Donate Now to Mossadegh Scholarships

Servant Leadership Lecture Series

The Mossadegh Servant Leadership Hall endowment allows for delivery of an annual keynote lecture followed by a reception that is free and open to the University and the community. The speaker is required to take into consideration the concept of servant leadership, which includes philanthropy, education and public service.

Read about past speakers and events:

Haleh Emrani to deliver inaugural Mossadegh lecture
Kunal Mehta to deliver 2nd annual Mossadegh lecture

Mossadegh Lectures

Each spring, The Mossadegh Initiative and Northeastern Illinois University Foundation organize a lecture that is free and open to the public. 

Donate Now to the Mossadegh Lectureship in the College of Business and Technology

All decisions pertaining to the above are made by relevant committees of finance, planning and scholarship that are exclusively created to provide transparency and input from dedicated university and community members.


Photo credit: Maryam Sabbaghi