Dr. Redjali and Dr. Khadiri Graduate Endowed Scholarship

Dr. Sakineh “Simin” M. Redjali devoted her life to education. She received her PhD in Education and Clinical Psychology from the University of Heidelberg, Germany. After a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of London, she became the first woman professor at the National University of Iran, and a National Science Foundation Fellow and Fulbright Scholar in the United States. Among Dr. Redjali’s many accomplishments, she authored several books and scholarly articles written in English, German, and Farsi, including her autobiography, “A Symphony of Life: Triumph of Education over Adversity.”

Dr. Said Khadiri was a pioneer in music education in Iran. He received his PhD in Music Education and Piano from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, and was a Fulbright Scholar in the United States. He produced and directed 252 films and video cassettes for the National Iranian Radio-Television of musical performances by children attending the Music Studios for Children and Young Adults.

The Dr. Redjali and Dr. Khadiri Graduate Endowed Scholarship was established in 2012 by Sakineh Redjali, PhD and Said Khadiri, PhD. This fund provides scholarships for graduate students pursuing a degree or licensure in Early Childhood Education.

Award
Varies
Deadline
05/31/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. Both of these incredible people made an impact in Early Childhood Education - Dr. Redjali through a focus on psychology, and Dr. Khadiri through music education. How will you make an impact in your work in Early Childhood Education, and how do you hope it will inspire others? (Maximum 300 words)
  2. Recipients of this award must be pursuing a graduate degree or licensure in Early Childhood Education. Do you meet this criteria?