Thank you for your interest in the SRI Youth Scholarship Fund!

 

We are currently accepting applications for the 2018 Sufi Sesshin in Northern California.This year, three $400 scholarships are available for people between the ages of 16-35 to attend the sesshin. The deadline to apply is January 15th -- apply today! For all other applications, starting December 1st the SRI Youth Scholarship Fund is in winter hibernation. We expect to reawaken the fund for applications in February/March 2018. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For information on the upcoming 2018 Sufi Youth Jam in Colombia, visit sriyouthevent.wordpress.com


The SRI Youth Scholarship Fund 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.

 

Youth Scholarship Criteria (ages 18-25)

 

  1. Scholarship applications must be submitted six weeks prior to the event.

  2. Scholarships are available for Sufi Ruhaniat and Dance of Universal Peace events.

  3. Award amounts depend on the size and number of applications.

  4. Typically only one scholarship will be awarded per applicant per year based on availability.

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.

 

Young Leader Scholarship (ages 26-35)

 

  1. A “Young Leader” has demonstrated a capacity for leadership in the Ruhaniat and wishes to attend events that will cultivate their development on the Sufi path.  

  2. Scholarship applications must be submitted six weeks prior to the event.

  3. Scholarships are available for Sufi Ruhaniat and Dance of Universal Peace events.

  4. Award amounts depend on the size and number of applications.

  5. Typically only one scholarship will be awarded per applicant per year based on availability.

  6. 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, personal spiritual practices, magnetism, networking efforts, and involvement in related activities like Dances of Universal Peace, Ziraat, Healing Order, and Universal Worship.

 

To submit a Younger Leader 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.

 

Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions.

We look forward to seeing your application!