The Muslim Philanthropy Initiative (MPI) Emerging Scholars Award of up to $1,000 will be given to applicants annually to support the next generation of scholars and practitioners specializing in the field of Muslim philanthropy and civil society. A total of $10,000 will be available through the MPI Emerging Scholars Award. Funds can be used to present at an academic conference, for data collection, or other research-related uses. Applicants are current Ph.D. students or scholars and practitioners within five years of completing their Ph.D. Applications can come from a wide variety of fields, but research must be directly relevant to the field of Muslim philanthropy and/or civil society. Applications will open on September 1 and will be considered on a rolling basis.