The Canadian Somali Scholarship Fund (CSSFUND) was created to encourage Canadian Somali students to succeed in post-secondary schooling and support development in academic excellence and community involvement.The scholarship is open to Canadian Somali Students entering first year post-secondary institutions in Canada. The CSSFund aims to develop leadership programs and networks and promote student involvement within the Ottawa Somali Community.
The Lila Fahlman Scholarship is named after the late Dr. Lila Fahlman, a renowned educator and founder of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW). The scholarship is sponsored by CCMW with generous donations from CCMW members and supporters. Each year, at CCMW’s annual Women Who Inspire event raises funds to support promising Canadian Muslim women in their studies. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is June 30, 2017.