Shia Rights Watch 2018-19 Scholarship!

Shia Rights Watch is glad to offer scholarships to active members of society. Students who care to advocate for human rights are invited to take advantage of this scholarship. SRW aims to encourage students to learn about their rights as humans and advocate for those Shia Muslims whose rights are being violated in other parts of the world such as Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Bahrain, Egypt, Syria, Malaysia, Indonesia etc.

The good news is there are no restrictions and no deadlines.  Every student is welcome to apply at any time.

Amount: $300

 How to Apply:

4 Easy steps:

  1. Research and write a paper about Shia rights violations
  2. Fill out the application
  3. Upload your research paper and resume


Write 8 to 15 pages essay about Anti-Shi’ism. Who are Shia Muslims? What does Anti-Shi’ism mean? Examples?   Political and historical examples.

The paper should be based on scholarly articles, news, and policies. All sources are required. The paper could be in MLA or APA format.  The paper is not evaluated based on style but accuracy.

(Students are welcome to contact the organization researchers if clarification is needed regarding the topic)

Note: Good research papers will be published on the organization’s website with the actual name and information of the author/researcher.


Please upload your current resume ( PDF), covering the past three years and indicating experience (work and/or volunteer), memberships and/or affiliations, leadership experience, honors and awards, and significant contributions to the community.

* Note: Your Resume and Essay Must Be in a PDF File Format*

SRW scholarship applications are now available for 2018-2019.

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