Question: I performed really well in my college. How do I apply for the Ahmadiyya talent award?
Question: My son/daughter stood first in their 8th grade and also won many other awards.
Is he/she eligible for the award?
Answer: No. The Ahmadiyya Talent award is given on completion of high school degree,
undergraduate degree, masters, doctorate, or professional achievements.
Please refer to application form for details.
Question: I missed the deadline to submit the application. Can I still apply?
Answer: Please respect the deadline. You can contact the committee at the email address given
above to see if they will take an exception in your case.
Question: What are the different categories of the Talent Award and what are their criteria?
Question: Do you accept scanned, soft copies of the application?
Answer: Yes we do. However, originals of certain documents MUST be sent via mail by the issuing body to the
Question: When should I expect to know if I have won the talent award or not?
Answer: You will be notified in the week before Jalsa via online application system, email
as well as other modes of contact you have given in your application.
Question: I achieved a distinction in a country outside USA but would like to apply for
the talent award here since I now live in the US. What is the procedure for me?
Answer: Degrees outside the US are not within our area of expertise. You should contact
the Taleem secretary in the respective country.
Question: I was not given the award by the committee. I disagree with the decision.
Can I appeal?
Answer: Yes you can file an appeal by writing an email or letter to the chairman of Ahmadiyya
Talent Award Committee, explaining your position. Please attach any additional supporting materials.
Your appeal will be reviewed with National Taleen Secretary and presented to respected Ameer Sahib.
His decision will be final.
Question: I have an online degree from an institution? Am I eligible for a Talent Award?
Online degrees are not eligible for Ahmadiyya Talent Award.
Question: I have a vocational degree/certificate from an institution? Am I eligible for a
Vocational degrees/certificates are not eligible for Ahmadiyya Talent Award.
Question: I am an award recipient in Pakistan and the Nizarat Taleem has issued me a number too.
How can I receive my award in USA?
Answer: Members of US jamaat who have received a medal by Nazarat-e-Taleem Pakistan may
receive their awards at a Jalsa graced by Hazur-e-Anwar(aba) in the US or abroad.
For this purpose please use this application form and let the committee know at your earliest.
We will assist you in the processing of your application through Tabsheer department.
Question: Can I receive the award by Hazur-e-Anwar(aba) at UK or another Jalsa that he is
gracing? What is the process for that?
Answer: Awardees may be able to receive the award by Hazur-e-Anwar(aba) at a Jalsa he is
gracing. However, this requires additional processing time for the committee to apply through
the Tabsheer department and obtain the necessary approvals. In some cases, the award may have
to be received in the following year. This could happen due to the various deadlines involved
in the application to Tabsheer. The applicant should indicate to the committee as early as
possible of his/her of desire to receive the award from Hazur(aba) at a Jalsa, and we will
inshAllah help you through the process.
Question: I have received the award at US Jalsa in the past, but this year Hazur e Anwar is
coming. Can I receive the award from him? Or Can I receive the award by Hazur-e-Anwar in
another country if I have already received the award at a US Jalsa salana?
Answer: It is not allowed to receive the award at more than one one Jalsa salana. If you have
received your award at US Jalsa, you will not be given the same award at another Jalsa in the
US or another country.
Question: Hazur-e-Anwar (aba) is not coming this year to US, Jalsa Can I receive my award
Answer: You can defer the receipt of your award as long as you are within the three year
window from the graduation date to the date of Jalsa where the award will be given.
Question: Is there a certain limited number of awards or whoever meets the criteria gets the award?
Answer: The awards are not limited in number.