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Summer 2019 Ibn Battuta Scholarship (Deadline Approaching)

Study Arabic at Qalam with the Ibn Battuta Scholarship

Arabic classes

Qalam wa Lawh's merit-based Ibn Battuta Scholarship for Peace and Diplomacy gives students from around the world the chance to study for free at Qalam wa Lawh in Rabat, Morocco.

Recipients for the Scholarship are chosen based on their dedication to the study of the Arabic language. Students may choose to apply for a 14-week semester session (fall or spring), or a 4-week session (summer or winter). Qalam wa Lawh awards both full and partial scholarships.

Qalam wa Lawh offers many types of Arabic classes and programs year-round. Scholarships apply to Qalam's semi-intensive Modern Standard Arabic classes, providing a total of 20 hours of Arabic study per week for recipients. You can learn more about our Arabic programs here.

Our upcoming scholarship dates are as follows:


Spring 2019 14 Weeks 21 Jan 2019 26 Apr 2019* *(Spring recipients have already been selected)

Summer 2019 04 Weeks 05 Aug 2019 30 Aug 2019 15 Dec 2018

Fall 2019 14 Weeks 02 Sep 2019 06 Dec 2019 30 Mar 2019

Winter 2020 04 Weeks 23 Dec 2019 17 Jan 2020 30 May 2019

Applications are currently open for the Summer 2019 Ibn Battuta Scholarship. The deadline is 15 December 2018 - just a little more than two weeks away.

Arabic student receiving a certificate

Applications must include an essay, three recommendation letters, and transcripts from all previous Arabic courses.

To apply, please send the completed application form and all required attachments (photocopy of passport, recommendation letters, essay, and transcripts) via email to or post to Qalam wa Lawh Center for Arabic Studies attn: Ibn Battuta Scholarship.

To learn more about the scholarship and the application procedures, visit the Scholarship Page here.

We wish you all the best of luck!

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