Every year, the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), awards several need-based scholarships to students for their academic performance, community development work and other factors through a selection process.

Eligibility for Application

  • You must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident attending a US based
    accredited college/ university
  • Muslim student actively engaged in the community


We are unable to provide funding for cases that fall outside the
scope of the scholarships we offer.



Dr. Abdulmunim A. Shakir Scholarship

Given his strong belief in the value education, Dr. Shakir arranged for a scholarship fund to be established to support freshmen students in their first year of higher education Twenty Students Awarded $1000 Each Any Field of Study

Aziz Jamaluddin Scholarship

Given his strong belief to have a generation of educated Muslims to speak out and communicate the true meaning of Islam in all types of media, the Jamaluddin family arranged for a scholarship fund to be established to support five students each year throughout their education in the fields of Journalism and Political Science. Ten Awards of $4000 Journalism or Political Science

The Hajja Razia Sharif Sheikh Scholarship

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. Award varies Islamic Studies Journalism

Plainfield Muslim Women for Better Society Scholarship

One Plainfield High School senior and one full-time Indianapolis Islamic High School senior that meet the following criteria will be awarded $500 each: GPA: 3.5 and above American Citizenship and Permanent Residency A minimum of 20 hours of community service Majoring in a field related to human services Two letters of recommendation; one from a high school counselor and one from a community leader Student must demonstrate a previous history in helping other students (e.g. mentoring a student, or standing up against bullying)

Amana Mutual Funds Scholarship

Amana Mutual Funds endeavors to align investments with principles. They follow a value-oriented approach consistent with Islamic finance principles. Providing this scholarship through the Islamic Society of North America, allows AMANA Mutual Funds to continue to build upon its principles and provide further support for the American Muslim community. One Award of $2500 Finance, Economics, or Mathematics


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