The Scholarship scheme is a serious effort on the part of the Islamic Research Academy (ISRA), and a great human investment preparing an academic team of young scholars as specialists in Islamic Jerusalem Studies.
FIRST PHD GRADUATES IN ISLAMICJERUSALEM STUDIES UNDER THE SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME
In 1997, the Academy established the first scholarship with al-Faruq Foundation - UK. The Academy's Scholarship Committee offered the scholarship to Loai Al-Ghazawi to study at Glasgow Caledonian University.
In 1999 his Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum offered five scholarships. The Academy's Scholarship Committee offered these to:
Following Scholarships in Islamicjerusalem Studies
During the academic years 2001/2002 and 2002/2003, ISRA offered its second scholarships under this scheme. The second five postgraduate students who were under the His Highness Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Islamicjerusalem Scholarship for Young Researchers have each been granted an M.Litt. in Islamicjerusalem Studies from Al-Maktoum Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies. Among these five, three registered for their PhD degree in Islamicjerusalem Studies at the Institute
In the academic year 2003/2004 ISRA offered its third scholarships under this scheme. Five more postgraduate students have benefited, studying for only a one-year M.Litt. course in Islamicjerusalem Studies at Al-Maktoum Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies.
For 2004-2005 another five Scholarships have been offered for MLitt in Islamicjerusalem Studies.
For 2005-2006 another two Scholarships have been offered for MLitt in Islamicjerusalem Studies.
For 2006-2007 another two Scholarships (Full and partial) have been offered and currently those students are undertaking their MLitt programme in Islamicjerusalem Studies.
Total number of PhD. Scholarships: 10
Total Number of Mlitt. Scholarships: 19
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