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 2024/25 academic year. Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need. 


  • Must be an entering freshman, transfer, or continuing undergraduate student at the University of Utah
  • Has a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Exhibits motivation and commitment to school and the Muslim community as demonstrated through his/her academic performance, leadership, community service, and extracurricular activities
  • Enroll in 12 or more credits
  • Is seeking their first undergraduate degree. 
  • Complete a FAFSA prior to application submission (Students not eligible for FAFSA please contact or more information about an alternate form)  

Questions regarding this scholarship may be directed to:


Supplemental Questions
  1. Academic level beginning fall 2024
  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: "What are your current goals and aspirations while at the University of Utah and post-graduation?"