announce its Summer Students Program for 2010, which will run for six weeks
between Monday, June 28 and Friday, August 6, 2010. The program is designed
for senior undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in the
humanities or social science disciplines and who have a particular interest
in developing their knowledge and research skills in the core areas of
Islamic studies such as Quran, Hadith, Fiqh or Islamic jurisprudence,
Islamic History and Civilization, contemporary Islamic thought, Muslim world
affairs and acquiring training in subjects ranging from Islamic finance to
faith based entrepreneurship and research methods for Islamic studies.
During the course of the program, students would complete a total of 200
hours of directed research, instruction and administrative work at IIIT and
would receive a certificate of completion from IIIT. Top performing students
may qualify for a one year, non-resident research fellowship program at
Accommodation for out-of-area students will be provided by IIIT, if needed.
In addition, IIIT will pay each student a scholarship of $1,200 to cover
their living and other expenses and to be paid on a biweekly basis.
Students should have their own health insurance coverage. IIIT does not
provide health – or any other form of – insurance to students.
Those interested should fill in the online application form and submit it
with a bio and a recent transcript no later than April 15, 2010 to the
Summer Students Program
International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT)
500 Grove St., Herndon, VA 20170
Tel: 703 471 1133 Ext 101
Fax: 703 471 3922
For more information and online registration, please check: www.iiit.org