2023 Winners of the Dr. Adawia Alousi STEM Scholarship for Muslim Women!

Going into its seventh year, The Center for Arab American Philanthropy is very excited to announce the 2023 Adawia Alousi STEM Scholars! This highly competitive scholarship awards passionate and driven Muslim women in STEM throughout the country. For many of the recipients of the scholarship, this recognition serves more than just financial support for their…

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Kayal Research Scholar Miray Philips publishes groundbreaking research

Did you hear that one of our Kayal research scholars, Miray Philips, has recently published an article in the American Journal of Cultural Sociology? The Dr. Philip M. Kayal Fund for Arab American Research at CAAP supports emerging scholars conducting social science research on the Arab American/ MENA community, ensuring that there is a sophisticated…

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Congratulations to our 2022 Cohort of Dr. Adawia Alousi Scholars!

The Center for Arab American Philanthropy would like to congratulate our 2022 Adawia Alousi Scholars! Representing colleges throughout the country, the women who make up this exceptional sisterhood are increasing the visibility of Muslim women in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). The scholarship fund was created in 2016 to honor the incredible legacy…

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2022 Dr. Jack G. Shaheen Media Scholarship Winners!

The Jack G. & Bernice M. Shaheen Endowed Media Scholarship, housed at the Center for Arab American Philanthropy and in partnership with the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC),  supports juniors, seniors, and graduate students studying Journalism, Television, Radio, and/or Film, and who are committed to amplifying the voice and representation of Arab Americans through media. Late…

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Meet the 2022 Ebeid Scholarship Fund Recipients

All the wonderful faces who keep Russel Ebeid’s memory alive!  This year, the Russel J. Ebeid Family Fund Scholarship awarded $82,500 to 32 trailblazing students studying engineering or STEM-related fields. As a prominent world business leader and passionate philanthropist, Russel Ebeid dedicated his life to advancing underserved communities forward for them to live successful lives….

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Fordson students carry on Issam and Dr. Rima Abbas’s legacy

The Issam and Dr. Rima Abbas Endowed Scholarship was established in memory of Issam and Dr. Rima Abbas, who were tragically killed in a 2019 crash along with their children, Ali, Isabella and Giselle. This scholarship program aims to further the commitment Issam and Dr. Rima had to higher education by supporting high school seniors…

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Russell Ebeid’s Legacy of Compassion Continues

  Russell Ebeid’s Legacy of Compassion Continues More than 150 students awarded scholarships since 2009    Russell J. Ebeid’s spirit of kindness has uplifted the lives of thousands of people from underserved communities across the world. The successful businessman and deeply committed philanthropist built long-lasting projects that survived his time among us. A cause Russell held dear to his heart was accessibility of education, and he committed much of his philanthropy to empower students to move forward in their academic journeys.   The Ebeid Family Fund Scholarship…

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Congratulations to our 2021 Cohort of Dr. Alousi Scholars!

Going into its fifth year of empowering young Muslim American women in STEM, The Dr. Adawia Alousi STEM Scholarship Fund for Muslim Women, housed at CAAP, has recently awarded its 2021-2022 cohort of scholars! The scholarship fund was created in 2016 to honor the incredible legacy of award-winning researcher Dr. Adawia Alousi, who led ground-breaking…

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