Scholarship: 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. This year, three one thousand dollar scholarships will be awarded: One to a high school senior, one to a college student and one to a graduate student. The requirements are:
- Be a Muslim female between the ages of 17-24 years old (for high school and college only; no age limit for graduate student).
- Currently be enrolled in or accepted to a 2 or 4 year college.
- Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or better.
- Demonstrate an active participation in community service work.
- Submit a grade transcript.
- Complete a short essay component.
- Submit a letter of recommendation.