In order to encourage students to excel in their academics, IJA is pleased to announce two programs with immediate effect. IJA Merit Scholarship Program IJA is awarding 3 scholarships to 3 meritorious students – one each from high school, middle school and elementary school. There shall be a one-time cash award and a Certificate of Merit. All participants will also be honored with a Certificate of Participation.
- High School $ 500
- Middle School $ 300
Elementary School $ 200
Criteria of Selection: The students shall be judged by panel of judges with the following criteria:
(A) GPA at the end of the academic year 2013-14 (40%)
(B) Extra-curriculum activities (15%)
(C) Essay (40%)
(D) Presentation of the documents ( 5%)
(Please make sure that the presentation of the copies and the essay is very good. Copies of all documents must be submitted in triplicate - Include SAT scores, if any – it would help) Essay: The student shall write an essay in the category to which the student belongs to. The essay shall be neatly typed using MS Word in Calibri (11 font) justified paragraphs with 1.5 lines spacing. The name of the Participant, name of the father, school and grade attended in the academic year 2013-14 shall be in bold at the right top corner. The essay topics according to the categories are as follows: High School: (1500 words) – “In this modernized globalized trans-national world, where do you like to see the Islamic civilization in the year 2064 A.D. and how we will get there?” Middle School: (700 words) – “Discuss about the 5 principles of Islam (Usul e Deen) and their significance and benefits in the lives of the Muslims” Elementary School: (300 words) – “What lesson do you learn from the Battle of Karbala?” Judges: The decision of the judges shall be final and binding. The panel of judges include: Maulana Jaffer Banglori, Resident Alim, IJA Brother Syed Jamil Rizvi, President, IJA Sister Irma Khoja, Board Member, IJA The awards shall be given Inshallah on Eid e Ghadeer 2014. The last date of submitting the entries is July 11th., 2014. Note: All documents must be mailed to IJA at 10554 N.W. 132 Street, Hialeah Gardens. FL 33018 and a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org
For further details, please contact Brother Muhammad Hussain, Board Member, IJA at (305) – 606 - 3808.