Ibn Battuta Arabic Scholarships

Location:
Rabat,
Morocco
Term: Spring, Summer, Fall

Provides full and partial scholarships for semester or summer study of the Arabic language at the Qalam wa Lawh Center in Rabat Morocco.

Ibn Battuta Arabic Scholarships aim to reward students for excellence and dedication to the study of the Arabic language as well as promote the study of Arabic as a foreign language. Prospective students may apply to either one of the semester programs (fall, spring) or else to one of the winter and summer programs offered at the Qalam wa Lawh center in Rabat Morocco.

Selected students will receive either a full scholarship (tuition and housing) or a partial scholarship (tuition only) for the session they have applied for. Deadlines vary by session. Please see website for more information.

Applicant Requirements

  • Submit a 600-1,000 word essay answering “What do you hope to achieve through your study of the Arabic language?”
  • All applicants must have completed a minimum of four University semesters in Modern Standard Arabic or equivalent study (at least 240 documented contact hours at a private institution)
  • Provide three written recommendations, including at least one from an Arabic Language Instructor/Professor. Recommendations should be addressed to the Scholarship Committee at Qalam wa Lawh
  • Submit graded transcripts documenting previous Arabic study

Fact Sheet

Discipline:
Foreign Language Learning
Eligibility:
Columbia Engineering, Columbia General Studies, Columbia Graduate Students, Fellowships, First Year, Junior, Non-Columbia Undergraduates, Not U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, Senior, Sophomore, U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident
Fellowship Type:
Study Abroad/Foreign Language, Summer Opportunity
Location:
Rabat,
Morocco
Region:
The Middle East and North Africa
Term:
Spring, Summer, Fall

Dates & Deadlines

Spring
Summer
Fall
2020
Application Deadline: 
Monday, March 30, 2020
Notes: 
Rolling deadline depending on session. Deadline above is for Winter 2020 session.