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All Awards and Scholarships are available for any student attending High School in the Halton or Hamilton Regions.  Best High School MSA Award is $500 given to the winning MSA to help support their activities.  All other special awards are $500 scholarships credited to the recipient’s tuition/fees at their post-secondary institution. Each award is available for a student in Hamilton, and a student in Halton Region.

 

Best High School MSA Award

This award is presented to the Muslim Students’ Association (MSA) that has served its school community to the best of its abilities/resources and has illustrated progress in the improvement of student life at their school.

Requirements

  • Description of MSA structure
  • 600 word essay on why you deserve the award
  • 1 school faculty/staff reference

 

Achievement of Excellence

This award will be presented to students with overall excellence. Students applying should have an average of 80% or above and also be recognized for their academic and non-academic achievements. Students applying for this award should exemplify outstanding volunteerism and leadership.

Requirements

  • Report Card
  • Resume (2 pages maximum)
  • 600 word essay highlighting why you deserve this award
  • 1 school faculty/staff reference

 

Community Service Scholarship

This award will be presented to students who helped to bring about positive change in their community through their volunteer work and leadership.

Requirements

  • Resume (2 pages maximum)
  • 600 word essay highlighting your community involvement
  • 1 reference from a community leader

 

Qur’an Recitation

This award will be presented to students who demonstrate excellent memorization and recitation of Juz’ Amma (30th Juz). Applicants are expected to have Juz’ Amma memorized and will have their memorization judged privately for various elements including Tajweed.

Requirements

  • One Audio clip sample of verses 30-33 from Sura 83 (Al-Mutaffifeen)
  • Tajweed and articulation while reading
  • Individual style of reading

 

Journalism and Literature Scholarship

This award will be presented to students who have a passion for writing, published or otherwise. Applicants must possess a talent in creative writing and/or technical writing.

Requirements

  • Resume (2 pages maximum)
  • Two writing samples (preferably , however unpublished are also accepted)
  • 600 word essay on the theme of our event: “Imagine. Believe. Achieve.”
  • 1 school faculty/staff reference

 

Visual Arts Scholarship

This award will be presented to students who demonstrate a talent in drawing, painting, photography or graphic design.

Requirements

  • Resume (2 pages maximum)
  • Two samples of artwork
  • An original work of art themed “Imagine. Believe. Achieve.”

 

Athletic Scholarship

This award will be presented to students who demonstrate outstanding achievements in athleticism.

Requirements

  • Resume (2 pages maximum)
  • 600 word essay on why you deserve the award and your athletic goals for the future

 

Innovation Scholarship

This award will be presented to students who demonstrate an innovative scientific or business idea that has been implemented in a clear and practical manner. Applicants to this award should clearly illustrate original work, including scientific research projects or business proposals.

Requirements

  • Resume (2 pages maximum)
  • Project/Paper representing Innovative work
  • 1 school faculty/staff reference