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 2018 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 10-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, Virginia.
Participants are required to attend all sessions. They should plan to arrive to Herndon on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 (if out-of-town), and may depart any time after 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 12, 2018. Hotel check-in is on January 2, 2018, while the check-out is on Friday, January 12, 2018.
The Fairfax Institute is a religious institution exempt from state regulation and oversight in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Pursuant to 8 VAC 40-21-50 of the Virginia Administrative Code, The Fairfax Institute is exempt from regulations of the State Council for Higher Education for Virginia for a period of five years, beginning June 8, 2016, and ending June 8, 2021, as long as the institution's primary purpose remains to provide religious training or theological education.