Dr. Yasser & Farah Khan Humanitarian Scholarship 2018-01-16T21:10:58+00:00

Objective

This scholarship will be awarded to an individual who displays an outstanding humanitarian role in the community. This individual actively participates in human welfare and has a passion for improving the lives of others.

Amount of Each Award: $5,000

Number of Awards: 1

Application Opens: October 14, 2017

Application Deadline: March 1, 2018

Disbursement of Funds: Winter 2019

Award Date: Fall 2018

Applicants must:

  • Self-identify as a Muslim.
  • Have Canadian Status: Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
  • Education: Graduate or post-graduate student with an overall average of at least 80%
  • Demonstrate Excellence in Community Service: Eligible applicants will have a proven track record of community service toward both Muslim and non-Muslim causes. This may be discussed in a candidate’s essay
  • Demonstrate Excellence in Extra-Curricular Interests: Eligible applicants will be involved in a variety of extra-curricular interests and will have demonstrated excellence in one or more of these interests.
  • Demonstrate Excellence of Character: A candidate may use the essay to elaborate on his or her character by describing certain scenarios in which he or she has demonstrated good character in a difficult situation. Please note that eligible applicants will be required to submit a character reference letter (not from family member or friend)
  • Averages are not rounded-up for scholarship purposes
  • Applicants who have been short-listed as finalists for the scholarship will be notified by email or phone in late May
  • If you are short listed as a finalist for the scholarship, you will take part in an interview process before a panel of judges sometime between May and July. More details about the interview process will be emailed to the finalists in May
  • If you are short-listed as a finalist for the scholarship, you will also be expected to attend the Annual MAX Gala where you will be briefly announced and profiled as a finalist
  • All winners of scholarships are entitled to the monetary award and are expected to contribute to the community by volunteering on the MAX Executive for the following year, which equates to approximately 50 hours of volunteer service over a full year. Through this, we hope to encourage meaningful engagement among our Scholarship Winners with MAX and the community at large while providing young Muslims with opportunities for mentorship and learning
  • If required, reference letters can be uploaded directly to us here
Applicants must:

  • Complete the scholarship application form by March 1, 2018
  • Fill out application in full including essay questions
  • Include documents providing proof of citizenship or permanent residency
  • Upload unofficial transcript for courses taken to date (a photocopy or printout is acceptable at time of application); if short-listed as a finalist, a final official transcript must be provided by your school
  • Include documents such as those demonstrating hours of community service
  • Include copies of any awards, letters of excellence, or other authorized documents demonstrating excellence
  • If successfully awarded a scholarship, provide a proof of enrolment for post-secondary studies in the future
  • Please note, only files uploaded as a PDF will be accepted

Emphasize the applicant’s:

  • Maturity and commitment to their studies
  • Motivation to be engaged meaningfully in the Muslim community, Canada and the world at large
Scholarship Application Form

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  1. Please complete the scholarship application form
  2. Please note: You may apply to as many scholarships as you are eligible for, but only one MAX Scholarship will be awarded per finalist.
  3. All applications must be completed online by the deadline date. Scanned or mailed applications will not be accepted. Applications must be complete upon submission in order to be processed and assessed.
  4. While candidates should prioritize submitting complete and quality applications, we encourage all candidates to submit their applications as early as possible.
Scholarship Application Form