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Can I Accept Scholarships From a Haram Source?

Answered according to Shafi'i Fiqh by Seekersguidance.org

Question: Is it permissible to receive a scholarship from a haram source?

Answer:

Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh,

Dear questioner,

Thank you for your important question.

Yes, as long as more than 50% of the source of the scholarship is halal, then it is permissible to receive such a scholarship. Please see:
https://seekersguidance.org/answers/hanafi-fiqh/what-is-the-ruling-on-receiving-things-from-others-that-were-acquired-with-unlawful-money/

I pray this helps.

[Ustadh] Farid Dingle

Checked and Approved by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Ustadh Farid Dingle has completed extensive years of study in the sciences of the Arabic language and the various Islamic Sciences. During his studies, he also earned a CIFE Certificate in Islamic Finance. Over the years he has developed a masterful ability to craft lessons that help non-Arabic speakers gain a deep understanding of the language. He currently teaches courses in the Arabic Language.

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