The International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) is inviting applications from undergraduate students enrolled in colleges and universities in the United States and Canada to apply for the 2017 IIIT Winter Student Program (WSP) in Islamic Studies. WSP is designed for currently enrolled undergraduate students, regardless of their major or program of study. The program provides a 9-day intensive study of major topics in Islamic studies.
IIIT will provide a hotel accommodation, on a shared basis, and a $250 stipend to every admitted participant. Students are expected to cover their transportation costs and provide evidence of health insurance . The program will be held at IIIT offices in Herndon, VA. Participants are required to attend all sessions.
During the program, students will visit “The Art of the Qur’an” exhibit at the Freer/Sackler Galleries, the Smithsonian’s Museums of Asian Art in Washington, D.C.
To apply, fill out the online form, upload your resume, a 250-word statement, and a copy of your transcript at this link.
In the 250-word statement, the student should tell us a bit about her/himself, what she/he would like to accomplish by studying at WSP, and why s/he is applying for WSP.
An online version of the transcript or a scanned copy is required for the application.
Admitted students will need to send the official transcript upon acceptance.
Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at a college or university in the US or Canada.
Deadline for Applications: Monday, October 31, 2016 Notification of Acceptance: Friday, November 11, 2016 Program Dates: January 3-12, 2017
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