About this Award

This award is presented to support the education and training of a female refugee with future leadership aspirations.

This $5,000 scholarship supports their education and training through academic or vocational post-secondary education.

This scholarship is in recognition of the outstanding leadership of Eyob Naizghi, Executive Director of MOSAIC from 2001-2018.

Applications open Jan. 30, 2023 and close April 30, 2023.

Award Criteria

Candidates must be nominated by a staff member of a community organization. The recipient is chosen based on the following:

  • Financial need
  • Merit

  • Being a female refugee

  • Confirmed acceptance to an educational institution

2021-2022 Recipient

Sediqa Temori

Previous Recipients

  • Ayaan Ismail (2020)
  • Rhoda Philip (2019)