National scholarships available


Scholarship Cycle Opens with 5 College Scholarships

Encouraging academic excellence, civic engagement and historic preservation

CWSCScholarshipsScholarships are another intelligentsia component at CWSC and focuses on the fact that while we’re working on any number of issues at any point in time, we must devote resources simultaneously to secure our next generation intelligentsia leaders. Each February during African American History Month through June, our scholarship cycle opens to qualified matriculating college-bound high school and current college students.

In addition to providing cash funds to pay for higher education, our scholarships feature a historical and cultural preservation component that offers families of pioneers the ability to open nationally supported, tax deductible college scholarships in honor of a pioneer.

Through MAP scholarships, CWSC is a national scholarship administrator helping families establish lasting legacies for those who helped make a home for Al-Islam and/or religious freedom and civil rights in America.  In essence, the next generation will learn about our pioneers’ contributions and be inspired to not only get an education, but to also be civically engaged in helping to remake the world.

Because of the generosity of families in the MAP program and donor support, we now offer five (5) scholarships including the Payton Next Generation Scholarship; Taheerah R. Muhammad Educational Excellence Scholarship; Twin Servant of Peace Excellence in Broadcasting & Communication Scholarship; Words Make People Literary Excellence & Scholarship Award honoring Imam W. Deen Mohammed; and the Yahya K. Muhammad Business & Community Leadership Award.

CWSC Scholarships helps us show our students we care about their future and need their voice and intellect at the table of shuraa baynahum for the community’s future. Encouraging our students and making a contribution to higher education through college funding are great blessings for us all.

To apply, contribute to a scholarship or start a scholarship in the name of your loved one, either current or posthumously; visit Scholarships right here at CWSC…their future is our future.


Help us Get the Job Done. Support the Work of CWSC Broadcasting, Scholarships, Cultural Preservation, National Think Tank, Consulting to Massjid and much more!…

Azizah Magazine at the Friday CWSC Roundtable

Azizah Kahera, to be featured guest at March 11 edition of CWSC Roundtable


Host Mark “the Spark” Shahid of the CWSC Rountable will welcome Azizah Kaherah, the chief operating officer (COO) of the international publication, Azizah Magazine, on Friday, March 11, 2106 at 9 a.m. EST.

Azizah Magazine, known as ‘The Voice of Women,’ is the world’s window to the Muslim American woman. The first magazine of its kind, Azizah was launched in 2000 and is celebrating 16 years of service.

Azizah Kahera has been with the company fifteen years. As COO, she manages advertising sales and is at the forefront of the creation of the Azizah International Edition featuring accomplishments and perspectives of Muslim women around the world.

Kahera, a graduate of Rutgers University, has a strong background in corporate customer relations, project management and business operations. She lived in the Middle East and has traveled extensively throughout Australia, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. In addition to representing Azizah at conferences and events across the country and globe, Kahera currently serves on the Advisory board for the Atlanta Young Muslim Professionals, My World Global Citizenship for Teens, and is a community coach for the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta.

Join us each Friday for the Community Wide Shuraa Conference (CWSC) live on air Roundtable at 9 a.m. EST on American Muslim 360. From panel discussions and forums, to guest interviews and CWSC updates, the CWSC Roundtable is the place for constructive dialogue on the good things happening and on chronic issues facing our communities, including dealing with the cultural barriers to operational excellence. Tune into American Muslim 360 and dial in at (646) 716-4478 to join the conversation featuring host Mark “the Spark” Shahid.  When you want light and not heat…tune into the CWSC Roundtable!

Got an idea for a Roundtable, send it to us at and we just may feature a panel discussion on that subject!  Special Note: If you’re searching and listening in the AM360 Archive, the CWSC Roundtable begins in the third hour of each Friday’s programming, just after The Commentary of Imam W. Deen Mohammed and Social Psychology.

Friday CWSC Roundtables are an opinion, viewpoints, and perspectives discussion sponsored by the Community Wide Shuraa Conference. Roundtable views expressed by hosts, panelists and guests are not necessarily the official position of the CWSC, Inc.

Underwriting & Sponsorship Opportunities

American Muslim 360 to offer businesses, event organizers sponsorship opportunities to reach our 502,000+ listener level audience


CWSC Corporate via the office of the CEO will offer on a first come, first serve basis, limited opportunities as a sponsor and underwriter of the #1 Islamic radio station in the nation.  For profit and non-profits will have unique opportunities to reach an engaged listenership fast approaching the 1 million listening mark with the station deemed a major Muslim influencer. But hurry, these opportunities are broad-based to entities throughout America that are being invited to share their excellent products, services and events in a powerful way while being recognized as a good corporate citizen encouraging believer supported radio. Ready, set, send interest to Time to finance the building of our intelligentsia to help remake the world.

First National Radio-Telethon Raises $10,000


CWSC and AM360 wish to thank believers across the country for their generosity in supporting the historic first CWSC-AM360 Radio Telethon.

In an unprecedented campaign, we coordinated the event on the airwaves of our flagship broadcasting network, American Muslim 360, garnering support from around the country to raise $10,000 to help us do for self and secure our group intellect’s voice in America and the world.

Before his passing, our Brother Imam Thomas Abdul Salaam after years of struggle saw AM360 become the #1 Islamic blogtalk radio station in America, honored as a major media influencer, and is currently celebrating 500,000+ listens and counting. He also saw the strength of a collective national intellect working to forge the infrastructure of the CWSC and he followed the logic of Imam Mohammed.

Thomas was blessed to make powerful connections in that he integrated the vision of a national working intelligentsia with a powerful broadcasting medium. He brought together CWSC and AM360 to create the shared freedom space for ideas coming from our group intellect; and he paired that freedom with the apparatus or infrastructure to connect believers anywhere in the country or even the world, to work for the realization of those ideas.

Now we’ve gone to another level of excellence, including integrating telethon fundraising to strengthen our intelligentsia operations with the maximum fundraising efficiency.

Thank you all our contributors and supporters including our listenership, hosts and all volunteers, our imams, masajid and other leaders and institutions across the nation, and all our faith communities and brethren who supported the Telethon…we love you and look forward to serving you in 2016.

Support Us at Our Most Popular Level of Giving

Help us continue bringing you quality programming and initiatives where your intellect is respected and your voice protected…Thank you for making a tax deductible contribution to help CWSC serve our communities! Our most popular giving level is $9.99/month, but give what is comfortable for you. Make a secure and convenient contribution online, or by U.S. Mail at: CWSC, 2620 Bragg Boulevard, Suite D, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28303.

Or phone in a pledge at (910) 317-0297. Your donation helps CWSC operations including AM360, and allows us to continue expanding our ability to do good. Jazak Allahu Khairan.


Check out the CWSC Online Store & Bookshelf

When you purchase featured titles through our online store or through our partners, you help us fund our operations, promote the intellectual works representing our diverse intelligentsia and encourage greater scholarship for our own education and the broader society’s education. Check out this week’s featured title for our 40th Anniversary:

New Leadership into the 21st CenturyIslamic Estate Planner & Organizer Reference Guide & Workbook. A publishing breakthrough for managing what simply cannot be left to chance. Powerful planning help based on experience from persons who have successfully managed real estate and credit, owned businesses, served as personal, jinaazah and estate executors, power-of-attorneys, guardians, and healthcare surrogates. Not preparing now can lead to devastating consequences later. FPLLC (2014), English w/ Arabic dua’s, script and transliteration. FPLLC (2014), h/c, 80 pages. $27.95

Visit Townhall Central to See What’s Happening in the USA

See how CWSC is a favorite spot for all the family as we expand our site to include free sharing of national events and announcements and soon insha-Allah, the CWSC Business Plaza to connect merchants with customers…you’ll be able to find any of our businesses in the country right online. Got an announcement to share with the entire community…send program details and contact to and we’ll post it here. Stay tuned!

“Education is the greatest tool for advancing the society.” We do want to advance our society, don’t we? Are you a part of a society or are you just a part of a Masjid?”―Imam W. Deen Mohammed (RA)

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