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

  • 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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  • New children’s books

    From time to time we come across labours of love that make life better for the younger generation. They are expressions of belonging that try to close the gap between native and migrant members of diaspora communities. Some may muse us for a while, others could accompany us for the rest of our lives. Nazila […]

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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: