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Graduate Scholarships in Muslim Studies

November 24, 2016
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Edward W. Said Memorial Scholarship

The Edward W. Said Memorial Scholarship provides support for a graduate student at SFU pursing research on some facet of the study of Muslim societies and cultures, past or present, consistent with the mission of the CCSMSC. The Edward W. Said Memorial Scholarship is an annual award currently valued at $4,000. It is tenable in the Summer semester. The criteria for this award are: a) full-time registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program; b) demonstrated academic and research excellence at the post-graduate level with a particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and research skill.

Aziz and Parin Dossa Endowed Essay Prize in Islamic and Muslim Studies

The Dossa Essay Prize recognizes innovative graduate research and communication in the area of Islamic and Muslim Studies within Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. It is currently valued at $1,350. The prize will be granted to a student who fulfills the following criteria a) registered full time in a graduate program in the FASS; b) written an essay of 5,000-8,000 words demonstrating excellence in the analysis of Islamic and Muslim phenomena within social, cultural, and/or political contexts. The essay should be written within FASS in the three previous term and indicate original scholarship, critical thought, and clarity of communication; c) has been recommended by a faculty member in FASS to the Director of CCSMSC.

Muslim Studies Graduate Student Travel Award

The Muslim Studies Graduate Student Award provides financial support for a graduate student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences who requires travel abroad to undertake research in some aspect of Muslim society and culture. It is supported by the Dossa Endowment Fund. The Muslim Graduate Student Award is an annual award currently valued at $2,000. It is normally tenable in the Summer semester. The criteria for this award are: a) full-time registration at SFU in a graduate program; b) completion of at least one semester in a graduate program in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences; c) a program which requires travel abroad to research some aspect of Muslim society or culture.

For the details of each award please visit http://www.sfu.ca/ccsmsc/scholarships-awards.html

Applications for awards must be submitted through the GA3S by January 30, 2017

Web: ccsmsc.sfu.ca
Email: ccsmsc@sfu.ca

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