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CAIR-CA: El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz Scholarships

CAIR SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR MALCOLM X SCHOLARSHIPS

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 2/5/07) – The Sacramento Valley chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV) is seeking applicants for five $1,000 “El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X)” scholarships.

Eligibility:

* Currently enrolled high school seniors who are eligible to attend a two or four-year college, university, or vocational/technical school.
* A resident of the Greater Sacramento Valley

Requirements:

Applicants must be submit a personal statement that provides information about their community involvement, career goals and desire to contribute to their community. Information about unique, personal or financial circumstances may be added. Personal statements must not be more than two pages in length.

The application deadline for the scholarship is February 15th, 2007.

To obtain an application form, e-mail: sacval@cair.com, with the following information: Name, School, City, Contact Number

CONTACT: CAIR-SV Executive Director Basim Elkarra, 916-441-6269, E-mail: sacval@cair.com

 

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