IIIT/TFI Winter Student Program
The International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT), and its school, The Fairfax Institute, holds an annual Winter Student Program (WSP) in Islamic Studies during winter break. The WSP is designed for currently enrolled undergraduate students at universities and colleges in the US and Canada, regardless of their major or program of study. The program provides an intensive study of major topics in Islamic studies, including History and Interpretations of the Qur'an, The Qur'anic Worldview, Sunnah and Its Relevance, History of Islamic Thought, Muslim History and Civilization, Islam in America, Fiqh (Jurisprudence), and Maqasid al-Shari'ah (Objectives of Islamic Law), Revival and Reform in Islam, and Contemporary Islamic Thought, among others.
Our faculty come from top academic institutions in the United States and abroad. In previous years, they included Zainab Alwani, Jasser Auda, Younus Mirza, Jonathan Brown, Ovamir Anjum, Feryal Salem, and other leading scholars of Islam.
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 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 in 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.
Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at a college or university in the US or Canada.
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 the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
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