Kergaye Qader Scholarship

This scholarship is available to undergraduate students who have currently or recently demonstrated experience in serving and working with the Muslim community and currently attend the University of Utah or plan to enroll at the University of Utah full time.

Qualifications

  • Must be an entering freshman, transfer, or continuing undergraduate student at the University of Utah
  • Has a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Exhibits motivation and commitment to school and the Muslim community as demonstrated through his/her academic performance, leadership, community service, and extracurricular activities
  • Preference will be given to students who can demonstrate financial need by filling the federal financial aid application
  • Will be enrolled as full-time (15 credits or more)
  • Is seeking their first undergraduate degree.
  • Demonstrate financial need and Complete a FAFSA prior to application submission (Students not eligible for FAFSA please contact Tim Despain TDespain@sa.utah.edu for more information)  

 

Award
$2,000
Deadline
03/15/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Academic Level in the 2019/20 year
  2. Resume
  3. Personal Statement  (minimum 400 to maximum 500 words. PDF file only)

    Please submit a one-page personal statement discussing: "Goals and aspirations while at the University of Utah and post-graduation plans."

     

     

  4. References 

    Please provide two references that can speak of your academic promise and community involvement. Family members cannot serve as references.

    One of your references must be a leader from the Islamic community (principal, teacher, religious leader, etc) who can speak about your experience serving and working with the Muslim community.

     

    • Reference #1 - Email
    • Reference #1 - Name
    • Reference #1 - Phone Number
    • Reference #1 - Type
    • Reference #2 - Email
    • Reference #2 - Name
    • Reference #2 - Phone Number
    • Reference #2 - Type