ISF is proud to sponsor the first American Muslim Film Grant supporting Muslim filmmakers to change the narrative and tell their own stories.

All Muslim filmmakers are eligible for consideration. We review and consider the submission of all candidates regardless of experience, career status, or individual achievements.

  • Project may be a narrative feature length, short film, animation, or documentary. Web series are not accepted
  • Filmmaker must film at least 50% of the project in the U.S.
  • At least one member of the creative team (producer or director) must be Muslim
  • The content must have American Muslim characters or American Muslim themes
  • Filmmaker must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Award Benefits
Grant amounts ranging between $5,000 and $10,000 are awarded to each category (narrative, special projects, and documentary) for distribution. 

  • Creative support from an industry professional during creative process
  • Networking opportunities with industry professionals
  • ISF screening after completion of the film

Please email with any questions or concerns.

Islamic Scholarship Fund