The Ghulam-Lauri, Kergaye Qadar Family, Mohammed Alsolaiman Family and Zahir Family Scholarships

These scholarships are 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 during the 2020/21 academic year.

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
  • Enroll in 15 or more credits
  • 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
$2,000.00
Deadline
03/10/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Academic Level in the 2020/21 year
  2. References 

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

    Your reference 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
  3. Resume
  4. 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."