NYU Falak Sufi Scholarship 2023

CountryUnited States
Degree LevelGraduate
Type Merit base Scholarship
Final Deadline 16 January, 2023
Intake Year2023


The Falak Sufi Scholarship is offered by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at New York University. In South Asia, students from countries with a majority Islamic population may not otherwise be able to obtain a graduate education through the Falak Sufi Scholarship. A two-year master's program in Near Eastern Studies will be offered to selected students, preferably female.

Falak Sufi was born in 1983 in Pakistan, she was known for her generosity and strong desire to change the world. She earned a first-class honors degree in Political Science from the National University of Singapore. Due to her incredible work, research and dedication to education, she was a highly admired graduate student of Near Eastern Studies at the Kevorkian Center of New York University when she tragically passed away in New York, 2008.

Falak Sufi Scholarship at NYU

The scholarship includes

  • A stipend for the academic year (a minimum of $30,238)
  • Tuition expenses
  • Health insurance for students
  • Two-year registration and service fees

Application Process for the New York University Falak Sufi Scholarship

The GSAS Application Resource Center provides information on applying to the master's program in Near Eastern Studies. A graduate school application for admission also includes an application for financial aid. There is no need to fill out any additional forms. An applicant who explicitly wants to be considered for a Falak Sufi Scholarship should include a paragraph about how they meet the scholarship's criteria and how the scholarship will enable them to continue their education in graduate school in the application's "Statement of Purpose." 

The application deadline for fall 2023 is January 16th, 2023.

For more information about the Falak Sufi Scholarship, you may contact [email protected].

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