Congratulations to the 2020 Balkhi Foundation Higher Education Scholarship Winners!

The Balkhi Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of our 2020 Balkhi Foundation Higher Education Scholarship. The winners of this year’s scholarship each will receive a $1000 to towards the cost of attendance at their chosen university. This year’s applicants were an especially talented group from across the United States with an average 4.2 […]

Applications Open for the 2020 Balkhi Foundation Higher Education Scholarship

The 2020 Balkhi Foundation Higher Education Scholarship application is now open. This $1000 scholarship is open to all high school seniors who have been accepted to attend a US college or university and whom demonstrate financial need. Students must have a 3.5 (weighted or unweighted) GPA to be considered for this award and must apply […]

7 Ways to Keep High Schoolers Learning During Quarantine

As we all know, now is the time for social distancing and learning at home. So the question for many families is how to keep high schoolers learning during quarantine. While there is no shortage of ideas for younger students, high schoolers need more complicated activities to keep them learning rather than checking their phones. […]

K – 12 Technology Training Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

The Balkhi Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of its K – 12 Technology Training Scholarship. This award, which provides up to $500 funding, is designed to allow Florida students with financial need in Kindergarten through twelfth grade to pursue advanced technology training. This scholarship is designed to fund participation in events, trainings, and […]

Congratulations to the 2019 Balkhi Foundation Scholarship Winners

The Balkhi Foundation is proud to announce the winners of its 2019 Higher Education Scholarship. Each of these ten talented students displayed academic success, community engagement, and a well developed career plan. Every student on this list came highly recommended by their teachers and displayed unwavering excellence in the face of significant academic and personal […]

Evaluations Begin for the 2019 Balkhi Foundation Higher Education Scholarship

Applications are now closed for the 2019 Balkhi Foundation Higher Education Scholarship. We at the foundation are pleased to announce that we received over 1,000 applications from talented high schoolers all over the country. Scholarship applicants hailed from 48 states and included international applicants who will be attending US colleges and universities in the 2019-2020 […]

Applications Open for the 2019 Balkhi Foundation Higher Education Scholarship

The Balkhi Foundation is pleased to announce its 2019 $1000 college scholarship for outstanding high school seniors who demonstrate a financial need. This one year award seeks to help talented young people make college more attainable through a partial scholarship.   Students interested in applying must complete an online application and provide two teacher recommendations, […]

Finding Education Scholarships: Where to Start

While college is a dream for many high schoolers, the mounting cost of tuition, fees, and living expenses to achieve a college education can price many talented students out of an amazing education experience. While an increasing number of students are taking on private or government subsidized loan debt, to the tune of an average […]

Bringing Technology Education to Kids: 5 Free Tools You Should Know About

At the Balkhi Foundation, we know that technology has the power to be a gateway to a bright future and an amazing career.  As a child one of our founders, Syed, used his free time to teach himself ways to build websites. These hours spent learning new things ultimately led to the successful creation of WPBeginner, […]

NAEP: The Nations Report Card and a Spotlight on Florida

Periodically since 1969, the US Department of Education has administered the The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) to a representative subset of children enrolled in the fourth, eighth, or twelfth grade in the United States. These subject based assessments are widely used to benchmark a state’s performance both in comparison to other states and in […]

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