Frequently Asked Questions
Learn more about what it takes to be an Ikram grantee
To qualify for an Ikram Foundation Grant, you must be a divorced or widowed Muslim woman legally residing in the United States with demonstrated financial need.
You will be required to provide a recent tax return, proof of residency, divorce decree or a death certificate
You will need to fill out an application that is found on our website here. After the application is reviewed an Ikram team member will contact you to go through the approval process.
Yes, there is a cap per grant for an Ikram applicant which the board decides, and the payment is paid directly to the educational institution.
As a previous recipient of an Ikram grant, you can reapply for remaining semesters and based on available funding, you can be considered for another grant.
Ikram provides grants for a student’s first degree or certification course, to assist the student in getting an opportunity to have access to the job market. After the first grant, we encourage students to connect with hiring agencies.
Starting 2019, Ikram Foundation has stopped taking any new applicants for postgraduate degrees.