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Ibn Battuta Scholarship Award Announcement - Summer 2017

It is our pleasure to announce the list of recipients for Summer 2017 Ibn Battuta scholarship award to study Arabic in Rabat, Morocco.

Session: Summer 2017 - Session A

Study Dates: 15 May to 09 June 2017

Program: Arabic Immersion Program

Location: Qalam wa Lawh, Rabat Morocco


Full scholarships (Tuition and Accommodations)

Full scholarships cover the cost of Arabic course tuition (20 hours/week) and accommodation (double occupancy in the student residence, includes: breakfast Mon-Fri, cleaning, WiFi) for 04 weeks

  • Lotte Pummerer, Georgia Southern University, Germany

  • Asha Athman, George Mason University, USA

  • Federica Pretto, Paris 7 Didero, Italy

  • Maciej Smigiel, University of Warsaw, Poland

  • Resih Omar Hernandez B., El Colegio de México, Mexico

Partial scholarships (Tuition only)

Partial scholarship covers the cost of Arabic course tuition (20 hours/week) for 04 weeks. Recipients can book student residence or host family accommodations from Qalam wa Lawh or arrange their own accommodations.

  • Fernanda Fischione, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

  • George Dickinson, University of Cambridge, UK

  • Halima Mayat, Hunter College, USA

  • Katerina Konradova, Haverford College, PA, Czech Republic

  • Kendra Cornelis, Hunter College (CUNY), USA

  • Ketevan Svanadze, Tbilisi Free University, Georgia

  • Lourdes Romero Cortés, Cordoba University, Spain

  • Megan McDaniel, Florida State University, USA

  • Pelumi Folawunmi Fadare Owolabi, University of Cologne, Germany

  • Tanicha McKnight, University of Westminster, UK

Please join us in congratulating the awardees and thanking all the participants.

For more information about the Ibn Battuta Scholarship, please visit

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