Scholarships

Helping develop future leaders.

Hub Foundation will award at least seven scholarships to highly qualified applicants. Our scholarship recipients receive $20,000.

Hub Foundation accepts scholarship applications from graduate and undergraduate students who study Islam and Muslims in the fields of Islamic Studies, Religious Studies, Comparative Religious Studies, Near or Middle Eastern Studies, Central and South Asian Studies, African Studies, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science, Law, Media, or Journalism. We partner with universities and colleges that have a track record of producing outstanding teachers and professionals in their respective fields. We also accept scholarship applications from students affiliated with other universities and colleges.

Important Dates

  • April 15, 2018 – Scholarship applications for 2018-19 are available
  • July 15, 2018 – Applications are due
  • August 24, 2018 – Our scholarship recipients or “Hub Scholars” for 2018-19 will be announced

Scholarship Requirements

  1. Your studies and research focus on or include Islam and Muslim voices or perspectives
  2. Your major, field, or area of concentration includes one or more of the following: Islamic Studies, Religious Studies, Comparative Religious Studies, Near or Middle Eastern Studies, Central and South Asian Studies, African Studies, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science, Law, Media, or Journalism
  3. Enrollment at an accredited university or college in North America or Europe by August 2018
  4. Graduate student or undergraduate (junior or senior) student
  5. Maintain a 3.5 grade point average

Here is what you'll need

  1. Online application form
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. University or college transcripts
  4. A five to ten (5-10) page writing sample
  5. A one (1) page description of your major, thesis, or dissertation. Please include why you have chosen to study what you are researching
  6. Two (2) letters of recommendation

Students can submit 2019-20 scholarship applications beginning on April 15, 2019.

Hub Scholars

Hub Scholars are distinguished recipients of our annual Hub Foundation scholarships. All of our Hub Scholars have demonstrated a commitment to academic excellence and community service.

2018-2019

Photo of Sarah Aziz
Sarah Aziz
MA student, Islamic Studies
University of Chicago Divinity School
Photo of Izzet Coban
Izzet Coban
PhD student, Islamic Studies
University of Chicago Divinity School
Photo of Imran Ghani
Imran Ghani
MA student, Islamic Studies
Graduate Theological Union
Photo of Adiba Hasan
Adiba Hasan
MA student, Political Science
University of Toronto
Photo of Logan Siler
Logan Siler
PhD student, Comparative Religious Studies
Claremont School of Theology
Photo of Samuel Bendeck Sotillos
Samuel Bendeck Sotillos
PsyD student, Psychology
California Southern University
Photo of Silvia Truini
Silvia Truini
PhD candidate, Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies
Exeter University

Please join us to support our 2019-20 Hub Foundation scholarship recipients. In 2018-19, we awarded seven $20,000 scholarships to students in Islamic Studies and related fields. We invite you to contribute matching funds so that next year we can provide as many as 14 scholarships. All donations received will go directly to our 2019-20 scholarship recipients.