Applying for a Scholarship
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Note: Typically only one scholarship will be awarded per applicant per year based on availability.
The SRI Youth Council provides scholarships to youth ages 18-25 and younger leaders ages 26-35. The criteria for applicants depend upon age category. Please read the material below before applying.
Scholarships are available for Sufi Ruhaniat and Dance of Universal Peace events. Scholarship applications must be submitted six weeks prior to the event. Award amounts depend on the size and number of applications.
To submit a Youth Scholarship application complete the online application. Please note that a letter of recommendation from a guide, mentor, or friend is required to complete the application process. We suggest securing a letter prior to completing the online application.
The SRI Youth Scholarship Fund considers applications from leaders age 26-35 who have demonstrated a capacity for leadership in the Ruhaniat and wish to attend events that will cultivate their development.
In reviewing younger leader applications, we consider several factors including: Initiation in an Inayati Sufi order, demonstration of leadership and commitment to the Sufi message, involvement in related activities (Dances, Ziraat, Healing Order, Universal Worship), personal spiritual practices, magnetism, networking efforts, etc.
To submit a Younger Leader Scholarship application complete the online form online application. Please note that a letter of recommendation from a guide, mentor, or friend is required to complete the application process. We suggest securing a letter prior to completing the online application.