Minimum requirements to apply for a scholarship:
Muslim or active member of the Muslim community;
Enrollment at an accredited university in the U.S. by August 2019;
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 2019.
TO STAY FOCUSED ON OUR MISSION, WE DO NOT SUPPORT HEALTH, ECONOMICS, ENVIRONMENT, AGRICULTURE, FOOD, PSYCHOLOGY, ENGINEERING, EDUCATION OR BUSINESS RELATED MAJORS. FOR EXAMPLE, WE DON’T SUPPORT PUBLIC POLICY WITH A FOCUS ON HEALTH OR LAW WITH A FOCUS ON BUSINESS.
HOW TO APPLY:
2. Fill out the online application and submit all supporting documents before the deadline.
WHAT TO SUBMIT:
- Application Form
- Video Introduction
- Essay Questions
- College Transcripts
- Work Samples
- Two letters of recommendation by a professor, mentor, religious leader, or employer
How many scholarships has ISF awarded in 2017 and what were the amounts?
Since 2009, ISF has awarded 280 scholarships and grants totaling $857,100. In 2017, it awarded 61 scholarships and grants, a total of $200,00. ISF scholarships range from $2,000-$10,000.
What is the scholarship program timeline?
ISF accepts applications in November for a period of 5 months. The deadline to submit a complete application is April 9th. The Selection Committee will review applications from April-June. All applicants will be notified of the results by end of June. The public announcement will be made in early July and award checks will be sent out shortly after that.
Is the program open to international students?
The program is only open to students who are U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents.