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name is Ahmed Omar, I am a graduate student from Palo Duro High School, and
current student at Amarillo College completing my Associate’s Degree of Science
in Dental Hygiene and plan on graduating in the year of 2020. I will be
completing my general and basics course classes this spring semester 2018 and my
educational aspirations consist of acquiring an Associate’s Degree of Science
in Dental Hygiene, and I am anticipating to start the Dental Hygiene program Fall
of 2018. I am the oldest in a family of five and the first generation to attend
college or any higher education in my family. I moved to the United of America as
refugee from Kenya, my parents flee from Somalia when the civil war began in over
decays ago. I was born in Kenya raised in a refugee camp called Kakuma, I moved
to United States when I was 14 years, started school as freshmen and graduated
on time with my class in 2015. I started college in regards of pursuing any biological
or health science major that would assist me consider field that I will want to
purse in medical field. My career vision is to one day be able to provide help
and assist those in need in any way that is possible and contribute in one’s

the next ten years I see myself prosper and gain a Doctoral Degree in Dentistry.
Open my own office, and my perception is to one day be able to provide
affordable dental care. Furthermore, I want to contribute back to barren populations
back in Africa that struggle every day to sustain a very good hygiene and a
healthy life. I am in need of financial assistance for my academic goal. I now
have an opportunity to become the first person in my family to attend and
graduate from college, though I am in need of financial assistance to realize
what has been a long-term goal for me and a dream for both myself and my
parents. However, I am certain that if I do not complete my college degree I
could never have the opportunity to achieve my career goals.

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decided that I will attain a career in the allied health field as a Dental Hygienist
since my passion has always been assisting others and trying to improve their
quality of life. The value of education it is something that I have understood
since at a very young age. Neither of my parents had an opportunity to attend
college, or any higher education, as they have faced many struggles in their
personal and professional lives because of lack of education. My father works
at Tyson and my mother is currently unemployed as she has to stay home with my
siblings and help to provide for five dependents in the house. My father is the
sole financial provider in my family. The stress and unusual demand of being
the sole provider is hindering my family. I am the sole, first generation
college attender of my family with financial assistance I look to become the
first graduate as well. Paying for all my college expenses would be a financial
impossibility for them. I would be grateful to receive financial assistance of
any kind to achieve my goals.

know that all of my goals will remain dreams if I do not complete my Dental
Hygiene Degree. Therefore, I am committed to working hard in school and looking
for opportunities that could help me make my goals a reality. Although I am
constantly trying to find more ways and searching for scholarships that will
help me pay for my education, I remain grateful to find opportunities such this
one that the foundation is providing to students. Somehow it assures that I am
not alone on the journey of achieving my educational goals.

sincerely appreciate the committee’s time in evaluating my application and
giving me the opportunity to tell my story. I look forward to hearing from you