Scholarship Information

Please note that the Scholarship application deadline for 2016 was March 11th. Therefore, the application process for scholarships is now closed.

A limited number of scholarships to cover costs related to attending the LGBTQ Muslim Retreat will be offered. These costs include registration, accommodations, & meals.  

We regret that we do not have the capacity to provide scholarships to cover travel. 
In the future, we hope to provide increased funding to individuals who may not otherwise be able to attend.

Here are some tips and suggestions for fundraising within your community and among your friends.

Donations to the scholarship fund will ensure that we can bring as many people as possible. 

    Priority for Scholarships:

  • Young people
  • Women
  • Transgender people
  • Older individuals
  • Individuals who have not attended before
  • Individuals who have applied before but not received a scholarship

     Application Evaluation Criteria:
  • Aspiration to attend the LGBTQ Muslim Retreat
  • Financial need
  • Geographical location
  • How attending the retreat will help the applicant in their journey as an LGBTQ Muslim
  • Involvement with social justice, LGBTQ, or Muslim organizations

Scholarship Application Deadlines and Notification Dates

Scholarship Application Deadline:  

Friday, March 11th, 2016

Notification to Scholarship Applicants:  

by April 8th, 2016

Scholarship Acceptance Deadline:

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

** Scholarship applicants must be available for a telephone or internet chat interview between the dates of March 14th ~ March 28th, 2016. An exact date and time for an interview will be determined.

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