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Ibn Battuta Scholarship Award Announcement - Summer 2022

It is our pleasure to announce the recipients of the Ibn Battuta scholarship award for Summer 2022 . These awardees demonstrated a strong passion for the study of the Arabic language and a desire to promote peace and intercultural understanding.

Arabic students during a trip to the Merzouga Desert in Morocco
Arabic students during a trip to the Merzouga Desert in Morocco

Program Details

  • Program: Summer 2022 Intensive Program (Session 4)

  • Study Dates: 01 Aug - 26 Aug 2022

  • Duration: 4 Weeks

  • Location: Qalam wa Lawh Arabic Language Center, Rabat Morocco

List of Scholarship Recipients

  • Adi Miftah, Süeleyman Demirel University , Indonesia

  • Amina Hachlaf, Badr University of Cairo, Italy

  • Claudia Novena, Università degli studi di Torino, Italy

  • Federica Capuano, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

  • Gabriele Raspanti La Scala, University of Palermo, Italy

  • Ian Borim, Bristol Community College, USA/Brazil

  • Jessica Costa, Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, Argentina

  • Madeleine Glass, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

  • María Morato-Bermejo, University College London, Spain

  • Marta Perego, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy

  • Maryam Javed, Lake Forest College, USA

  • Miftahul Rahmah, State Islamic University Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, Indonesia

  • Nadia Mohammed, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

  • Rana Morsy, CUNY Hunter College, USA

  • Zaira Cruz Tomàs, University of Barcelona, Spain


Ibn Battuta Merit Scholarship for Peace and Diplomacy

The Ibn Battuta Merit Scholarships aim to reward students for excellence and dedication to the study of the Arabic language as well as promote the study of Arabic as a foreign language. Prospective students may apply to either one of the semester programs (fall, spring) or else to the winter and summer programs.

Please join us in congratulating the awardees and thanking the applicants.

For more information about the Ibn Battuta Scholarship, please visit


Why study Arabic at the Qalam wa Lawh Arabic Language Center in Rabat, Morocco

Studying Arabic at the Qalam wa Lawh Center in Rabat Morocco offers students not only the opportunity to practice daily with native speakers, but also to immerse themselves in a rich, colorful culture in the historic city of Rabat. A thriving coastal town only a couple of hours away from most major Moroccan cities, Rabat is the ideal location for any and all Arabic students.

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