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Moe123 Scholarship Fund Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: What is the Moe123 Scholarship Fund?

A: The Moe123 Scholarship Fund is a non-profit scholarship fund, in honor of Mostafa "Moe" Sarim, based in the northwest suburbs of the Twin Cities metro-area that raises and awards scholarships to high school seniors from Osseo, Park Center, Maple Grove, Brooklyn Center, and Champlin Park High Schools. 

To date, Moe123 has raised and awarded $85,000 to 17 high school seniors in the Osseo 279 School District. New in 2022, Moe123 is expanding eligibility to include Brooklyn Center High School and Champlin Park High School. 

Learn more about the Moe123 story and meet the Moe123 board.

Q: Who is eligible to apply for a Moe123 Scholarship?

A: High school seniors (12th graders) from Osseo, Park Center, Maple Grove, Brooklyn Center, and Champlin Park High Schools. 

Q: What do I need to apply for the Moe123 Scholarship?

A: Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA or above, write a 1,500-word essay, and submit letters of recommendation and examples of giving back to their community. Check out our qualifications and essay question for 2022 applicants.

Q: When can I apply for the 2022 Moe123 Scholarship?

A: The 2022 Moe123 Scholarship Application opens on Monday, November 1, 2021. The application will close on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. CT (Central Time).

Q: Where do I apply for the Moe123 Scholarship?

A: Applicants can apply directly from our website. Apply here!

Q: Do I need to plan to attend a 4-year college/university in order to be eligible?

A: No. Moe123 encourages scholars to pursue their passions whether that be at a traditional, 4-year college or program at a technical school - however, recipients must apply the Moe123 Scholarship funds to their college tuition.

Q: What's expected of a Moe123 Scholar?

A: Moe123 Scholars are responsible, upstanding, ambitious, and active citizens in their communities. When you become a Moe123 Scholar, you become a part of the Moe123 family and community. Moe123 is active in the Twin Cities community and holds events throughout the year that Moe123 Scholars participate in and continue grow and network. It's an amazing opportunity to build relationships and stay connected. 

Q: I applied for the Moe123 Scholarship. What's next? 

A:Congratulations on submitting your application! The application deadline is Wednesday, December 22, 2021. The Moe123 Team will review applications the week of December 27 - December 31, 2021. Scholarship winners will be notified in early January 2022. 

Q: When is the deadline to apply?

A: The deadline to submit your application is Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. CT (Central Time). At that time, applications will close for the award year.

Q: What if I have questions as I'm filling out the application?

A: No problem! Send us a message at and we'll e happy to answer your question(s).