Middle East Studies

Scholarships for Muslim Students Majoring in Middle East Studies

March 31, 2017

Are you a Muslim student who is interested in fields related to Policy, Law, or Media (including Middle East Studies)?  Do you want to be part of a network of alumni that have pursued careers in social justice?  Then consider applying for a scholarship through the Islamic Scholarship Fund (ISF)!

 Minimum requirements to apply:

  • ·        Muslim or active member of the Muslim community;
  • ·        Enrollment at an accredited university in the U.S. by August 2017;
  • ·        Majoring in an ISF supported major;
  • ·        Maintaining a minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average;
  • ·        A Citizen or Permanent Resident of the U.S.;
  • ·        An undergraduate (junior/senior) or of graduate standing (includes PhD) by August 2017.

 Deadline to submit an application: Sunday, April 9th

Amount: ISF awards are $2,000-$5,000. Since 2009, it has awarded more than $650,000 to 204 students.

Information: www.IslamicScholarshipFund.org

 Want to learn more and hear from past scholars?  Join us on Wednesday, March 22nd @ 8 PM EST for a virtual panel with three amazing scholars! 

Click here for the Facebook event page and here for the YouTube broadcast link.


The mission of the Islamic Scholarship Fund is to increases American Muslim representation in media and politics in order to improve public opinion and policy.