Call for Applications – WSP 2018

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 a 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 to 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.

You can learn more about the program by clicking here.


To apply, fill out the online form, upload your resume, a 250-word statement, and a copy of your transcript at this link.

In the 250-word statement, the student should tell us a bit about her/himself, what she/he would like to accomplish by studying at WSP, and why s/he is applying for WSP.

An online version of the transcript or a scanned copy is required for the application.

Admitted students will need to send the official transcript upon acceptance.


Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at a college or university in the US or Canada.

Important Dates

Deadline for Applications: Monday, November 13, 2017
Notification of Acceptance: Friday, November 20, 2017
Program Dates: January 3-12, 2018

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