Call for Applications - WSP 2020 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 2020 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, including: Hadith and Sunnah, Fiqh and Usul ul Fiqh, Quranic Exegesis, and Contemporary Islamic Thought.
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. The dates of the 2020 program will be January 6 – January 15, 2020. IIIT/TFI admits students of any race, faith, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, faith, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
Interested applicants should submit the following: 1. Current Resume 2. Application Form 3. 250-word personal 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.) 4. Unofficial Transcript
Application deadline: October 7, 2019
Eligibility: Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at a college or university in the US or Canada.
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