Persia Educational Foundation is a non-governmental UK-registered charity.
Its mission is to provide scholarships and educational opportunities to Iranian descent students.

Latest News

  • Webinar on Health with Dr Mahboubeh Hashemi ND, BCB

    Dr Hashemi is the Co-founder of Conscious Human Medicine and will offer a webinar in Junior 2021. She is a naturopathic doctor affiliated with the following: HeartMath Institute as a certified HeartMath coach The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) IFMCP certified Candidate for Board certification in Functional Medicine International Association of Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation […]

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  • Persia Educational Foundation announces its third Persia Mirzakhani Scholarship Recipient

    (London, 4 May) – An outstanding PhD student at University College London’s Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, Sara Javidnia, has been awarded the prestigious 2020-2021 Persia Mirzakhani Scholarship. Ms Javidnia’s research focusses on the biology of ageing. Her work explores the effects of RNA polymerase III on ageing by investigating ways to improve health […]

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  • Gifting In Your Will

    GIFTING IN YOUR WILL: A PERFECT WAY TO SUPPORT EDUCATION OF IRANIANS IN UK Persia educational Foundation was formed to support Iranian descent students studying at UK universities. It launched its first STEM scholarship, the Persia Mirzakhani Scholarship for Woman in STEM, in September 2017 in association with the top UK research university, UCL. It […]

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Wristband Campaign

Show Your Support

The Persia wristband campaign is designed to support an unique scholarship fund. This fund is used to award scholarships to students between the ages of 11 to 15, who are interested and involved in character or civic education at their school or in their community. Its motto ‘Education is a Girl’s Best Friend’ is designed by Persia Educational Foundation to highlight the importance of education for all, in particular girls who bear the potential of becoming mothers, the first educators of the next generation.

Show your pride and support your children by purchasing the one of a kind Persia Scholarship wristband while our supplies last. Perfect for party treats or community events.


In addition to anonymous donors, the following have generously supported our initiatives as well as joint efforts: