Scholarship for Muslim women honors pioneering scientist

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Scholarship for Muslim women honors pioneering scientist

Tasneem Essader studies at a residence hall at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. The Adawia Alousi Scholars program, a scholarship for Muslim women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math with money from Alousi’s family trust, is believed to be the first of its kind. The inaugural class of 11 recipients includes refugees, daughters of poor parents and the first in their families to go to college.

Scholarship for Muslim women honors pioneering scientist

Tasneem Essader studies at a residence hall at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. The Adawia Alousi Scholars program, a scholarship for Muslim women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math with money from Alousi’s family trust, is believed to be the first of its kind. The inaugural class of 11 recipients includes refugees, daughters of poor parents and the first in their families to go to college.
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