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News Zakat fund scholarship announced

Ministry has announced Zakat Fund Scholarship for higher studies. This opportunity is for those who have no sufficient financial support to pursue their higher

From Ministry of Islamic Affairs




Ministry has announced Zakat Fund Scholarship for higher studies. This opportunity is for those who have no sufficient financial support to pursue their higher studies or who has stopped their studies due to lack of money.

Under the zakat fund policy, ministry has decided to provide, course tuition fee, visa fee, registration fee, health insurance, establishment allowance, stipend and departure allowance. Moreover those who apply for the scholarship scheme should have the following criteria

  • should be a Maldivian citizen
  • should be a sharia compliant course
  • should be a person who qualifies for zakat allowance
  • should be a course accepted by Maldives Qualification Authority ( from level 5 to level 10 course)
  • should be a person who is need of financial support due to an unforeseen incident
  • should not a person who has received any previous zakat fund scholarship

Form will be available, during official working days from Ministry's counter and website http://islamicaffairs.gov.mv as well. For further information please call 3020294 ، 3020209