The M. Naziruddin Ali Award for Excellence provides national recognition and financial support for students who exhibit outstanding academic strength as well as exceptional service to Muslims and the American and Canadian community at large.
A pioneer of Islamic activism in the United States, M. Naziruddin Ali's exemplary dedication to the Muslim American community is illustrated by his life long association with MSA National, Islamic Society of North America, and North American Islamic Trust, for which he served as General Manager for twenty years. Beginning as local chapter president and Chicago community activist, he served as president of MSA National for two terms and was integral in facilitating the establishment of the Islamic Society of North America during this period. His tireless service, sincerity, and unwavering commitment proved to be crucial in the birth and development of each of these organizations.
In his honor, scholarships will be awarded to students who exhibit qualities of his exceptional legacy in the amounts of $2,500, $1,500, $1,000.
Apply now! Deadline for submitting all application materials is June 1, 2009. See website for additional information and application forms: http://mnali.msanational.org/ . Please be advised that late applications will not be accepted.