Scholarships


MFF-IE Social Sciences Writing Scholarship

The Muslim Family Foundation of Inland Empire is dedicated to providing resources and support to families in order to help them address the social issues that might limit their growth.  Our goal is to create awareness of the importance of family values, and our core philosophy is rooted in the strong family values of Islam. (note: We welcome entries from all qualified applicants, regardless of religious affiliation.)

Awards

-High School Applicants (graduating Senior): Prizes of $300, $200, and $100 will be awarded

-Community College Applicants (transferring to a four-year university): Prizes of $500, $300, $200 will be awarded

Requirements

-GPA 3.0 or higher          

-Please submit a copy of your most recent unofficial transcript.

-Planning to major in Social Science (Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, etc.)

-High School Applicants: Please provide proof of volunteer experience

-Attach a separate document with a list of volunteer experience and references

-Community College Applicants: Please provide proof of coursework in Social Sciences (if not listed on unofficial transcript)

-Complete all writing prompts applicable to level of scholarship you are applying for.  Submit your essay in either MLA or CMS style.

-Submit all documents in .PDF format to MFFIE.Scholarship@gmail.com by the deadline date of

March 15, 2017.  Winners will be announced at the 4th Annual Family Symposium on April 15, 2017.  For more information, please visit our website at www.mffie.org

 

Writing Prompt

High School Applicants:

-Reflect on your personal relationship with your sibling(s), parent(s), or both. What are one or two things that could be done to improve these relationships? 500-750 words

-Describe how being awarded these funds will benefit you and your community. 200 words or fewer

-Why are you interested in the Social Sciences? 250-500 words

 

Community College Applicants:

-What are the core values that you see as important/crucial for a successful, well-balanced family? List five (5) values and discuss them in detail.  1,000-1,500 words

-Describe how being awarded these funds will benefit you and your community. 200 words or fewer

-Why are you interested in the Social Sciences? 250-500 words