Graduate Funding Information Service

May 8, 2020

Dr. Adawia Alousi STEM Scholarship Fund for Muslim Women

Application Deadline: June 16, 2020

Dr. Adawia Alousi was a true renaissance woman: a scientist and educator with a multitude of passions. Originally from Iraq, the discoveries and scientific contributions of this pioneering researcher continue to improve and extend lives and her work has been the benchmark for pharmacological experimentation around the world. It is anticipated that the Dr. Adawia Alousi STEM Scholarship for Muslim Women will be between $2,500 and $10,000 per student for undergraduates, and up to $10,000 for graduate students. The scholarship may be renewable for students maintaining satisfactory academic performance. The Fund will make all grant distributions directly to the student’s affiliated college or university.


  • Be accepted into a STEM program at an accredited university in the United States–there are no US citizenship requirements for applicants.
  • Identify as a Muslim woman;
  • Demonstrate financial need;
  • GPA and Test Scores:
    • For incoming freshman, high school GPA of 3.6 or higher; ACT score of 29 or higher (or SAT equivalent)
    • For currently enrolled undergraduate students: cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher
    • For graduate students: cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • List research experience and/or service activities in community, including work done through student organizations;
  • Agree to provide career data upon graduation.

For more information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.