Muslim Scholarships

Islam is a large and rapidly growing faith globally. Despite Islam’s status as one of the most widely practiced faiths on the planet, in the United States, Muslims are still a religious minority. Luckily, as members of a religious minority, Muslim students are eligible for a number of scholarship opportunities and other sources of financial aid designed to foster diversity on college campuses.

Additionally, the Islamic community wants well-educated members, and thus provides Muslim scholarships to help students of this faith pay for school. Scholarship awards are available for a variety of Muslim students based not only on faith, but also on academic performance and financial need. For a complete list of Muslim scholarships for which you may qualify, as well as other sources of scholarship money not affiliated with religion, conduct a free college scholarship search on Scholarships.com and take the first step towards funding your education.

Islamic Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: April 06, Annually
ISF’s goal is to encourage Muslim students to pursue a college or post-graduate degrees in humanities, social sciences, liberal arts and law through awarding annual scholarships of $1000-$10,000 to deserving students. Eligibility Scholarships are awarded to Muslim students who have been accepted to top- ranked four-year colleges and universities for undergraduate and post-graduate studies in [...] More

Dr. Abdulmunim A. Shakir Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
Need a financial boost? ISNA proudly announces the Dr. Abdulmunim A. Shakir Scholarship Program, which awards 20 scholarships of $1,000 each based on merit and academic achievement for students entering their first year of undergraduate study. To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following criteria: - Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher - Be entering freshman year in college - [...] More

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