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Plainfield Muslim Women for Better Society Scholarship

One Plainfield High School senior and one Indianapolis High School senior that meet the following criteria will be awarded the scholarship.The application deadline is March 1; the number of awards is 4; the maximum awards amount is $500.

 


Eligibility:

    • GPA: 3.5 and above

    • American Citizenship and Permanent Residency

    • A minimum of 20 hours of community service

    • Majoring in a field related to human services

    • Two letters of recommendation; one from a high school counselor and one from a community leader

    • Student must be free of substance abuse

    • Student must demonstrate a previous history in helping other students (e.g. mentoring a student, or standing up against bullying)

    Also, one full time Islamic School teacher and one weekend Islamic School teacher that meet the following criteria will receive an award to attend the ISNA Education Forum:

    • First time attendance at the Education forum

    • Prior serving as a teacher in the school at least 2 years and committed to serving for at least 3 years or agreeing to refund the funds

    • Letter of recommendation from the school principal regarding performance

    • Demonstrate the following values: care, competence, teamwork, respect and patience

    • Must agree to help transfer knowledge gained to other staff at their institution upon return

    • Involvement in Community Service is highly recommended

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