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About this award

This $5,000 Eyob G. Naizghi Scholarship Award is awarded to a female refugee for leadership development through education and training including to pursue academic or vocational post-secondary education supporting her future leadership aspirations in Canada.

Whether her leadership was highlighted in a refugee camp or in Canada, or by mobilizing people anywhere in the world, this scholarship will support her future leadership aspirations in Canada.

This scholarship has been established by the MOSAIC Board of Directors in recognition of the outstanding leadership of Mr. Naizghi, Executive Director of MOSAIC from 2001-2018, and his dedicated service to the organization for more than 25 years.

Award criteria

The Awards Committee of the Board of Directors will select awardees based on the criteria of financial need, merit and confirmed acceptance by an educational institution for a course or program of studies.

Awards are to be used towards any type of education, course or professional development that will support the recipient’s future leadership aspirations in Canada.


Applications are now open – Candidates must be nominated by a staff member of a community organization and complete application form. Click here to download the application form (PDF).

Completed application forms must be returned to MOSAIC via email at info@mosaicbc.org or mail to 5575 Boundary Road, Vancouver, BC.



Please join us in supporting a new generation of women leaders by donating to the Eyob G. Naizghi Scholarship Award. Help educate and empower refugee women. Become a part of this legacy today. Donate now!