Muslim Sister Scholarship
Sisters in Solidarity to Educate, Respond & Serve (S.I.S.T.E.R.S.) is a non-profit, grassroots organization committed to promoting the ties of sisterhood and empowering women through education, outreach and charitable work. In an effort to highlight the academic and civic achievements of young Muslim women in the DC Metropolitan Area, S.I.S.T.E.R.S initiated this scholarship program in 2007.
A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to three of the most qualified applicants, one to a high school senior, one to a current undergraduate , and one to a graduate student. In order to be considered for this award, all applicants are required to meet the following eligibility guidelines:
- Be a Muslim female
- Be Currently be enrolled in or accepted to a two- or four-year community college, university or graduate school
- For undergraduate category, must be between 17 and 24 years old
- Have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better
- Demonstrate an active participation in community service work
Winner will be announced at our S.I.S.T.E.R.S Tea in April.