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    Dr. Abdulmunim A. Shakir Scholarship

    Offered by Islamic Society of North America

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated May 10, 2024
    20 awards worth

    $1,000

    Grade level

    High School Senior

    Application deadline:

    June 30, 2024

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a Muslim-American high school senior with impressive leadership and community service experiences? If so, consider applying for the Dr. Abdulmunim A. Shakir scholarship! This scholarship is open to college-bound Muslim-American high school seniors and offered by the ISNA (Islamic Society of North America), an organization founded by Dr. Shakir who dedicated himself to education and working with inner city youth. He worked to introduce students to Islam and the Arabic language and created this scholarship fund in order to support freshmen students in their first year of higher education. Each year, twenty scholarships of $1,000 each are awarded based on academic achievement, leadership experience and volunteer service. If you’re passionate about pursuing higher education and looking for some help to fund your degree, we encourage you to apply!

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    High School Senior

    Citizenship

    U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents

    Minimum GPA

    3

    Academic Interest

    Religion

    Religious Affiliation

    Muslim

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application in addition to the below application materials.

    Essay

    Academic transcript

    Letters of Recommendation

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Islamic Society of North America at [email protected].

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

    For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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