State of Kuwait Graduate Award in Islamic Studies

 —– Graduate students in the Faculty of Arts whose research projects are focused on socio-cultural, historical, religious and political issues in the Muslim context are encouraged to apply.

​* ​Value: $7000 for each graduate student

* Deadline: Students should check with their departments for internal deadlines. The deadline for the Graduate Scholarship Committee is April 1, 2017.

​* ​Eligibility: Awarded annually to a student registered full-time in the first through fifth year of a PhD program in the Faculty of Arts whose research focuses on Muslim/Islamic Studies.

Awarded annually to a student registered full-time in the first or second year of a Master’s degree program in the Faculty of Arts whose research focuses on Muslim/Islamic Studies.

​* ​Application: Graduate students need to submit their applications to their departments. A complete application package consists of:

  1. A letter of application by the student describing the student’s work.
  2. A transcript of the academic record.
  3. Three letters of recommendations.

​* ​Process: A Graduate Scholarship Committee chaired by ​the ECMC Chair in Islamic Studies, Mojtaba Mahdavi will finalizes a nomination list for ​the ​Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR).

Please send the complete application package of eligible students to:

Mojtaba Mahdavi
ECMC Chair of Islamic Studies
Associate Professor
10-25 Tory Building
Department of Political Science

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