Simin S. Mostofi Memorial Scholarship

Simin S. Mostofi was a student of East High School who was tragically killed in an automobile accident in 1980. In memory of Simin, her family set up the Simin S. Mostofi Memorial Scholarship.


• Applicant must be or become a graduate of East High School in June 2024 and be an incoming first-year student enrolling Fall 2024 at the
University of Utah.
• Applicant must be a student who has overcome obstacles in the pursuit of Academic Excellence.
• Applicant must have a minimum high school g.p.a. of 3.0.
• Applicant must be interested in pursing a degree in the College of Humanities.
• Applicant must include/upload all supplemental questions below.

Contact Natalie Montoya at with scholarship question.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Upload a personal statement (Your statement should include: your educational goals, what obstacles you have overcome in pursuit of academic excellence, expected graduation date, and the reasons why you believe you are qualified for this scholarship.)
  2. Upload one letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, or community figure.
  3. Upload an unofficial copy of your high school transcript(s).
  4. Please provide a photo/headshot of yourself that can be used for College of Humanities announcements and social media purposes.