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CAIR’s annual Sharifa Alkhateeb Memorial Community Service Scholarship honors the life and work of local and international community activist Sharifa Alkhateeb. This year’s winner of the $1000 scholarship will be announced at CAIR’s 20th anniversary banquet on Saturday, September 27th in Arlington, Va. The winner of the scholarship must be present to accept the award.

Applicants must respond to the following essay prompt in 500 words or less:

Describe your vision/approach to effective community building. Drawing from personal community service experiences and/or future goals, you may address what worked well, what didn’t work, and what makes your approach unique.

In order to qualify, applicants must:

Application deadline: August 1, 2014

View or download the application form.

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