Fort Bend ISD Seniors Among 2019 Indo-American Charity Foundation Scholarship Recipients

FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Sixteen Fort Bend ISD graduating seniors are the recipients of scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $2,000, presented by the Indo-American Charity Foundation. Each year, IACF awards scholarships to college-bound students in three school districts – Fort Bend ISD, Alief ISD and Stafford Municipal School District. This year, the Foundation donated $35,000 in scholarships to 30 deserving students at these districts.

FBISD’s 2019 IACF Scholarship recipients include:

Chiamaka Akparu, Elkins; Abigail Estrada, Kempner; Lucero Grimaldo, Hightower; Isra Hasan, Clements; Celine Huynh, Austin; Naomi Kayembe, Hightower; Ryleigh Letbetter, Elkins; Abraham Lopez, Marshall; Mariana Miranda Mandala, Kempner; Susana Mansilla, Travis; Muhammedhassaan Memon, Dulles; Insha Momin, Austin; Jimmy Ohaz, Travis; Ashley Pham, Dulles; Leslie Vasquez, Marshall; and Jack Zhao, Dulles

The students were recognized at a scholarship award ceremony and reception on April 17 at the FBISD Administration Building.

For 30 years, IACF has provided scholarships to college-bound students with financial needs, supported local charities dedicated to improving STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education in inner city schools, assisted abused women and children, fed the homeless and provided free medical clinics and vaccinations to community members. The foundation is fully run by volunteers.

To learn more about the Indo-American Charity Foundation, visit the website at