Muslim Scholarships

Islam is growing rapidly across the globe. Despite being one of the most widely practiced faiths on the planet, Muslims are still a religious minority in the United States. However, there are scholarship opportunities available to Muslim students. The Islamic community wants their members to be well-educated and some Muslim organizations provide scholarships to Muslim students who need help paying for school. Also, many college campuses offer more financial aid to minority students to foster campus diversity.

For a complete list of Muslim scholarships, as well as other scholarships, conduct a free college scholarship search on and take the first step towards funding your education.

Aziz Jamaluddin Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
Given his strong belief to have a generation of educated Muslims to speak out and communicate the true meaning of Islam in all types of media, the Jamaluddin family arranged for a scholarship fund to be established to support five students each year throughout their education in the fields of Journalism and Political Science. [...] More

Plainfield Muslim Women for Better Society Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
One Plainfield High School senior and one Indianapolis High School senior that meet the following criteria will be awarded the scholarship:
-GPA: 3.5 and above
-American Citizenship and Permanent Residency
-A minimum of 20 hours of community service
-Majoring in a field related to human services
-Two letters of recommendation; one from a high school counselor and one from a community [...] More

Dr. Abdus Saleem Family Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Dr. Abdus Saleem Scholarship was established due to Dr. Saleem’s firm belief in the value of education. Dr. Saleem received his medical degree from the King Edward Medical School in Pakistan. After completing his residency training in 1972, he joined the faculty at Pennsylvania State University in Hershey, Pennsylvania as an assistant professor of pathology.

-G.P.A of 3.5 or [...] More

ISF National Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 21, Annually
The Islamic Scholarship Fund (ISF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) entity founded in 2009 whose mission is to address the under-representation of American Muslims in the fields and occupations that influence public opinion and make public policy. Our belief is that fostering education and improving Muslim representation in all walks of life including media and politics will lead to full integration and [...] More

Last Edited: January 2016

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