The Muslim Scholarship

Annual award of $1,000 for Grade 12 graduating studies — regardless of religion — who are pursuing full-time studies at a recognized Canadian college or university.

  • Eligibility

    Graduating HDSB student who is entering his/her first year of university or college in September.

  • Criteria for Selection of Winner

    • Recognizes students who make their communities more accommodating for the less privileged.
    • Student must demonstrate a history of community service and leadership.
    • High academic standing.
  • Application requirements

    • Application form, plus an essay covering:
      “Why is volunteering in the larger community important to you and how have you felt you’ve
      made a difference in society?”
      The committee needs to understand your thought process on why helping those less fortunate is important
      to you as a person. You can elaborate on your volunteer work here as well. The essay should be no more
      than one typed page, single spaced and font size of 10 or 12.
    • Your high school transcript from Grades 9 through Gr. 12 (first semester)
    •  Two letters of reference.
      o One must be from a teacher from your current school,
      o The other should be from an authority at a volunteer agency, highlighting your achievements and personal qualities.

    Click here to apply online by April 9, 2020.

Once you arrive at the donation page, choose “Scholarships” from the Designation drop down menu, and specify “Muslim Scholarship” in the comment box.