CCMW Lila Fahlman Scholarship 2024 (Up to $1,500)

The Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW) invites qualified candidates to apply for the 2024 Lila Fahlman Scholarship Programme. This scholarship honors the legacy of Dr. Lila Fahlman, a pioneering Canadian Muslim woman, by providing financial support to qualified female students pursuing higher education.

CCMW Lila Fahlman Scholarship

The CCMW is a not-for-profit charitable organization. Donations to CCMW are eligible for tax receipts, which are issued for monthly donations in December or upon request, and within a week for one-time donations.

Details About the Lila Fahlman Scholarship

The scholarship is named after Dr. Lila Fahlman, an esteemed educator and CCMW founder. It is funded by the CCMW with contributions from community members and sponsors.

The Lila Fahlman Scholarships are available to Canadian Muslim women enrolled full-time in undergraduate or certificate programs at Canadian colleges or universities, with a preference for those who have supported CCMW through volunteer work.

Financial Benefits of the CCMW Lila Fahlman Scholarship

Scholarships worth up to $1,500 will be awarded to selected candidates.

Eligibility Requirements for CCMW Lila Fahlman Scholarship

Applicants must be Muslim women who:

  • Are Canadian citizens or permanent residents?
  • Are enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or certificate program at a Canadian college or university for the upcoming academic year.
  • Are committed to completing the full academic year.
  • Are making positive contributions to society through civic engagement or volunteer work.
  • Preference is given to applicants who demonstrate familiarity with and support for CCMW’s mission to affirm the identities of Muslim women in Canada through faith, social justice, and community engagement.

Application Documents

The following documents are required for the 2024 CCMW Lila Fahlman Scholarship:

  • Signed scholarship application form: Apply Here
  • A 1-2 minute video or audio explaining why you are a worthy recipient, highlighting your civic engagement, volunteer activities, academic achievements, significant accomplishments, and future goals. If video or audio is a barrier, a 500-word essay can be submitted.
  • Summary of financial need.
  • Two letters of reference from a teacher, professor, or someone familiar with your community service. A reference from a CCMW member familiar with your accomplishments is also acceptable.
  • Most recent academic transcript.

How to Apply

For more details, visit the official scholarship website at

Application Deadline

Applications for the CCMW Lila Fahlman Scholarship 2024, must be received by July 15, 2024.

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