Islamic Studies

Cedrik Goddard Memorial Award in Islamic Studies

Established in 2001 by Thomas Albert and Ragna Tischler Goddard, relatives, and friends in memory of Cedrik Christopher Goddard, M.A. 1999.

Eligibility Awarded by the Institute of Islamic Studies in recognition for creativity and academic merit to a graduate student in Islamic Studies.
Value Minimum $500

H.E. Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabr Al Thani Fellowship in Islamic Studies

Established in 2012 by the State of Qatar, in honour of H. E. Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabr Al Thani.

Eligibility

For one or more outstanding graduates in the Institute of Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Arts. Awarded on the basis of academic merit by the Institute of Islamic Studies.
Value Varies

Last update: 23 Apr. 2015


Ingrid Semaan Prize

Established by Professor Khalil I. Semaan in honour of his daughter, a McGill/SUNY student and a class of 1990 graduate in Sociology.

Eligibility Awarded by the Institute of Islamic Studies to the student with the most outstanding thesis, essay or term paper that explores the contribution of women to Arabic culture.
Value $100

J. Jeffery Semaan Prize

Established in 1989 by Dr. Khalil I. Semaan in honour of his son, a McGill graduate in medicine.

Eligibility Awarded to the student demonstrating the greatest accomplishment in first or second year Arabic. Open to both graduate and undergraduate students. The award will be made on the recommendation of the Director of the Institute of Islamic Studies if the recipient is a graduate student or by the Faculty of Arts if the recipient is an undergraduate student.
Value $100

State of Kuwait Prizes in Islamic Studies

Established by the Government of the State of Kuwait in 2007 to encourage the study of Islam by North American students.

Eligibility

Awarded by the Institute of Islamic Studies to outstanding Canadian, U.S., or Mexican citizens and/or permanent residents of Canada pursuing a graduate degree in Islamic Studies.
Value $4,750 each

Last update: 24 Apr. 2014


Wilfred Cantwell Smith Fellowship in Islamic Studies

Established in 2011, by an anonymous graduate and supporter, in honour of Wilfred Cantwell Smith, founder of the Institute of Islamic Studies.

Eligibility The Fellowship will be for one or more outstanding graduate students in the Institute of Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Arts, and will be awarded on the basis of academic merit by the Institute.
Value Varies

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