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Funding Your College Education: Islam


Name Amount Information Due Date

Aziz Jamaluddin Scholarship


The Aziz Jamaluddin ISNA Scholarship Program was established because of the strong belief in the need of Muslim students pursuing journalism. His continuing dedication and focus on helping the needy and promoting education and training of future leaders, serves as the inspiration for this scholarship. Open to undergraduate and graduate journalism or political science students.
Applications open 3/1/21
Islamic Development Bank Loan Scholarship $15,000

The IDB Scholarship is offered mainly for Medicine (MD or DO) and Engineering (Masters Program) but the following areas of study are also included: Pharmacy (PharmD), Nursing, Nutrition, Veterinary, Dentistry, Medical Technology, Agriculture, Food Technology, Forestry, Fishery and Computer Science. (If Engineering is chosen, the branch of Engineering preferred must be mentioned as well). Open to graduate or professional studies students.

Islamic Scholarship Fund $3000-10,000

For the last 13 years, ISF has awarded 394 students of media and politics 1.3 million dollars.  To stay focused on our mission, we do not support health, economics, environment, agriculture, food, psychology, engineering, education  or business related majors. Open to undergraduate and graduate students.

Dr. Abdulmunim A. Shakir Scholarship´╗┐ $1000

The Dr. Abdulmunim A. Shakir ISNA Scholarship Program was established because of the strong belief in the value of education by Dr. Shakir. He dedicated himself to education and specifically to working with inner city youth, introducing students to Islam and the Arabic language.  He was a true leader and arranged for this scholarship fund to be established to support Freshman students in their first year of higher education.
Applications open 3/1/21
Amana Mutual Funds Scholarship $2500

One scholarship of $2,500 will be awarded based on academic achievement, volunteer service, and financial need. Open to undergraduates majoring in Finance, Economics, or Mathematics.
Applications open 3/1/21
The Hajja Razia Sharif Sheikh Scholarship Varies

The Islamic Society of North America is pleased to have been selected by Dr. Hamid Sheikh to host an endowment dedicated to a scholarship in Islamic Studies and/or Journalism the name of his mother Hajja Razia Sharif Sheikh. Open to students studying Islamic Studies or Journalism.

Applications open 3/1/21
Fadel Education Foundation Grant Up to $3500

The Fadel Educational Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit educational foundation supporting education for non-incarcerated Muslim U.S. citizens and permanent residents. The awards are distributed on a need/merit basis up to $3,500 a year for post-secondary education.