Our mission is to be the unifying federation of Islamic organizations of greater Chicagoland, the leading advocate of Muslim community interests and a catalyst for enriching American society.


12/14/16 – CIOGC is proud to announce Illinois State Scholars from member schools

Three students from Aqsa School, six scholars from Universal School, four students from Islamic Foundation School, and 13 students from CPSA, have been named 2017-18 State Scholars by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. The State Scholar program distinguishes graduating seniors from high schools around Illinois with “superior academic potential” based on their ACT/SAT exam scores, class rank, and grade point average.

Three scholars have been announced from Aqsa School in Bridgeview: 

  • Lilia Abushaban
  • Wardha Mowla
  • Sara Salameh

Six scholars have been announced from Universal School in Bridgeview:

  • Laith Abuzir
  • Noor Alshrideh
  • Aya Hasan
  • Rowanne Murrar
  • Hamza Shahin
  • Shadi Zbeidi

Four students have been announced from Islamic Foundation School:

  • Hajar McHabcheb
  • Nimah Mohiuddin
  • Bilal Qureshi
  • Samer Wahood

Thirteen students have been announced from CPSA:

  • Faraz Attar
  • Sana Basheer
  • Asma Basith
  • Eram Fatima
  • Areej Kalota
  • Mohammad Khan
  • Maimona Masood
  • Ayesha Mohammed
  • Izair Mohammed
  • Arfeen Mohiddin
  • Syed Raza
  • Zainab Siddiqui
  • Hamza Zaman

CIOGC extends its congratulations to all of these students and thanks them for pursuing their academic studies and bringing pride to our schools.