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ASA College is proud to present Khurshid Anwar, the latest recipient of the Arthur J. Hidalgo Scholarship awarded to deserving students. She is in her final semester of Medical Assisting and shown outstanding academic determination with a GPA of 3.97.

A native of Bangladesh, Khurshid came to the US in 2009. She is a volunteer at the Bangladesh Society of New York, a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting the local Bangladeshi community and speaks both Bengali and Hindi along with her excellent command of English. Along with her studies, Khurshid works as a freelance interpreter in the New York City area. Khrushid believes “Nothing in life is impossible if you want it enough.”

We congratulate Khurshid Anwar, ASA College is proud to call you our own.
The Arthur J. Hidalgo Memorial Scholarship is available on a competitive basis to students who meet the eligibility criteria. Typical criteria include grade point average, enrollment in a specific academic program, and residence in a limited geographic area, community service or co-curricular activities. Other factors which are considered include essays, recommendations and interviews. The Arthur J. Hidalgo Memorial Scholarship is awarded once a year in the fall semester. Only students in the degree programs are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Students must also maintain a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.75 to continue to receive this scholarship in subsequent semesters.
For more information on this and other scholarships available to ASA Students visit


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