Arab American Scholarships

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First 10 Arab American scholarships:
Jack G. Shaheen Mass Communications Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Apr 03
The scholarship is intended to provide financial support to arab american students who excel in media studies. Open to undergraduates at the junior or senior level or graduate students. Must be attending college in the fall of application year. Must be majoring in Mass Communications, Journalism, Radio, Television, and/or Film. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen of Arab heritage. Applicants should send the following to the ADC Research Institute: A one-page statement stating that you are a US citizen, explaining your goals and why you merit the scholarship. Copies of articles, videos, films, etc. Official academic transcripts including your GPA. Two letters of recommendation from Mass Communications professors. Permanent home address, phone number, email address; also address, phone number, and email address during the school year.
Contact:
ADC Research Institute (ADCRI) 1732 Wisconsin Ave, NW Washington, DC 20007 Tel: 202-244-2990 Fax: 202-244-7968 Website: www.adc.org
Rachel Corrie Scholarship Program (PAWA)
 
Amount:
-Travel to and from Birzeit, Palestine -Tuition and application processing fees -Some living expenses, -Small amount for books and supplies.
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 10
- Local female university student (Southern California) - At least 18 years of age - Previous experience in community and/or campus activism - Academic achievement - Minimum 3.0 gpa - Involvement in extracurricular activities and volunteer opportunities are a plus.
Contact:
www.birzeit.edu/pas or www.pawasca.org Contact: Rana Sharif at sharif.ra@gmail.com
Helen Abbott Community Service Awards
 
Amount:
$500-$1000
Awards:
3
Deadline:
April 13
Open to high school and undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens or legal residents of Arab decent. Strong commitment to community service. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Two letters of recommendation, resume and 500 word essay.
Contact:
Arab American Institute 1600 K Street, NW Suite 601 Washington, DC 20006 Phone: (202) 429-9210 Fax: (202) 429-9214 www.aaiusa.org
Salaam Club of New York Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 15
Must be of Middle Eastern descent. Must reside in New York or New Jersey. Strong commitment to serving the Middle Eastern Community. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an undergraduate program. Must submit resume and 500 word maximum letter stating current and future commitment to middle eastern community.
Contact:
Salaam Club of NY Scholarship Committee 9728 3rd Avenue Suite 441 Brooklyn NY 11209 Phone: 347-723-2554 Web: www.salaamclubny.org E-mail: admin@salaamclubny.org
American Association of Yemeni Scientists and Professionals (AAYSP) Michigan Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 15
Must be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident. Must be of Yemeni heritage. Be accepted into a four-year university program or a community college. Minimum 3.0 GPA High School or 3.5 GPA College. Must attend National AAYSP Conference.
Contact:
The American Association of Yemeni Scientists and Professionals Contact: Adeeb Mozip aamozip@gmail.com or Nora Soofi ms.soofi@yahoo.com Website: www.aaysp.org
Page Education Foundation Grants
 
Amount:
$1000-$2500
Awards:
varies
Deadline:
May 01
Applicants must be a student of color, a Minnesota high school graduate, enrolled full-time at an institution of higher education withing the State of Minnesota, have financial need and be willing to contribute 50 hours to a Service to Children project.
Contact:
Page Education Foundation P. O. Box 581254 Minneapolis, MN 55458-1254 Phone: (612)332-0406 E-mail: info@page-ed.org Website: www.page-ed.org
Arab American & Chaldean Council (ACC) Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 3
1. Must be of Arab/Chaldean descent. 2. Must be a Michigan resident. 3. Must be a graduating high school senior. 4. Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher 5. Must provide copy of current academic transcript. 6. Must provide proof of acceptance into a university or college. 7. Must provide a copy of parents current income tax returns. 8. Must submit two letters of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, or other school professional.
Contact:
ACC Scholarship Committee Attn: Kimberly Hassan 28551 Southfield Rd. Lathrup Village, MI 48076 If you have any questions concerning the application process, please contact Kimberly Hassan at (248) 559-1990 or kimberlyh@myacc.org Website: www.myacc.org
MYLA Education Scholarships
 
Amount:
14
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 30
Open to Muslim students who reside in the State of Minnesota. 1. Completed application MUST be electronically submitted by midnight on May 27. Incomplete applications or applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed.2. Applicants must have graduated from high school by Spring semester. Applicants must be full-time, degree seeking students attending an accredited higher education institution in the state of Minnesota during the entire academic school year4. Minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Completed Essays. Two Letters of Recommendation. Most recent official transcript from all institutions attended. Graduate students must submit undergraduate transcripts.An individual can receive no more than $9,000 in MYLA scholarships over a 4 year period from . Family members of MYLA Board members are ineligible to receive the scholarships. For further clarification, please contact MYLA.Full-time law students, journalism students, and students interested in political activism should complete the corresponding essay in addition to general essays to receive bonus credit.
Contact:
MYLA P. O. Box 32628 Fridley, MN 55432 Website: www.mylawards.org
National American Arab Nurses Association Scholarships
 
Amount:
$500-$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 30, may vary year to year
Applicants can be enrolled or plan to enroll in an Associate Degree, Bachelor Degree, Masters, R.N. or B.S.N. program. Contact for more details.
Contact:
Phone: 313-680-5049 Website: n-aana.org Materials must be submitted electronically as email attachment to: scholarship@n-aana.org Reference letters are to be sent separately, by deadline, to the same email address.
The Fadel Educational Foundation, Inc. Scholarships
 
Amount:
$3,500
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
May 31
Open to Muslim Americans of any age who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must submit 500 word essay on the following question: "What is the most interesting book about Muslims or Islam written in the past 10 years (printed not authored) that has influenced your understanding of Islam and why"
Contact:
Fadel Educational Foundation, Inc., P. O. Box 212135, Augusta, GA 30917-2135 Voice mail: 1 484-694-1783 Website: www.fadelfoundation.org