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

Eligibility
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 $20,000 are awarded to each category (narrative, special projects, and documentary)

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

 

Please email film@islamicscholarshipfund.org with any questions or concerns.

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

Eligibility
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 film@islamicscholarshipfund.org with any questions or concerns.

The ISF Journalism Fellowship provides financial assistance, mentorship, and professional development opportunities to students and recent graduates undertaking internships with media outlets. Those who have secured internships lasting a minimum of 8 weeks are eligible to apply for a stipend of up to $5000, professional one-on-one mentorship, and paid access to journalism conferences and conventions. This fellowship encourages diversity and inclusion of American Muslim students and recent graduates in the field of journalism.


Eligibility  

  1. An active member of the Muslim community,
  2. A U.S. citizen, permanent resident of the United States, or a DACA recipient,
  3. An undergraduate (junior or senior) or of graduate standing enrolled in a journalism program or related field OR recent graduates within the last 12 months.
  4. Must secure an internship for a media outlet,
  5. The internship must be in-person and cannot be a remote position,
  6. The minimum internship duration must be 8 weeks.

Requirements

  1. 60-Second Video Introduction
  2. Resume
  3. Letter of Recommendation
  4. 450-word Essay Question
  5. Work Sample
  6. Internship Job Description

Benefits 

  • Stipend of up to $5,000
  • Professional one-on-one mentorship
  • Paid access to journalism conferences and conventions.


 Please email contact@islamicscholarshipfund.org for any questions or concerns.

Islamic Scholarship Fund