Dissertation Writing Scholarship Programme, The Institute of Ismaili Studies

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Dissertation Writing Scholarship Programme, The Institute of Ismaili Studies

Post  Admin on Mon Mar 01, 2010 2:46 am

The Institute of Ismaili Studies welcomes application from graduate students in the field of Islamic Studies who are researching an Ismaili topic for its Dissertation Writing Scholarship. This scholarship has been established to assist promising graduate research students and doctoral candidates to complete their fieldwork or dissertation.


Award: A stipend of £3000 (or local equivalent).


Application Process
Please send the following information to the address below by post:

Letter of current standing from principal supervisor in the applicant's doctoral programme.
Current CV.
Three academic references (to be submitted on letterhead in sealed envelopes with referee's signature across the seal).
Doctoral Research Proposal of not more than 2000 words. The proposal should indicate the topic of research, dissertation title, and discuss the importance of the study.

Please note: Applications submitted without the above mentioned documentation cannot be considered by the Scholarship Committee.


Jennifer Pruitt (Harvard University)
“A Tale of Two Cities: Locating the Courtly and the Urban in Classical Fatimid Visual Culture (975-1036 CE)”

Hasan Ali Khan (School of Oriental and African Studies)
“Shi‘a Connections of the Sufi Heritage of the Indus Valley: With Special Reference to Ismaili Monuments“

Aliaa Ezz El Din El Sandouby (University of California, Los Angeles)
“Remembering the Ahl al-Bayt: The Shrines of the Family of the Prophet in Cairo, Damascus and Aleppo”


Department of Academic Research and Publications
The Institute of Ismaili Studies
42-44 Grosvenor Gardens
London SW1W 0EB
United Kingdom

Email: darp@iis.ac.uk



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