As-Salaamu ‘Alaikum wa Rahmatullaahi wa Barakaatuh
***Good news for students of knowledge***
We thank all the students who applied to join our previous scholarship programs. Due to the large number of requests we will now be offering:
25 full scholarships for single male students for 2 years in Alexandria.
Classes will start the 11th of February 2009 insha’Allah.
The scholarship includes:
· 4 to 5 hours (per day) studying Arabic, Qur’aan and Islamic studies. Classes are 5 days a week (Thursday and Friday off) and will be broken down into:
§ 2.5 hours Arabic Language classes.
§ 1.5 hours to 2.5 hours Qur’aan and Islamic studies (Tafseer, Hadeeth and Tawheed).
Accommodation in single gender flat, 10 minute walk from Qortoba Institute. Two students will share a double room (with separate bed).
· The scholarship does NOT include any other services paid for by the Institute.
· The student will have to pay Euro 500 as a deposit after his arrival in Alexandria and this will be refunded at the end of his scholarship term (a minimum of two years).
· Islamic and Arabic schools may recommend their outstanding students for this opportunity. Please contact the school to discuss any further special offers that may be available.
· Imaams and directors of masaajid may contact Qortoba about outstanding students who they would recommend for this opportunity.
· Students are required to know a minimum of the Arabic alphabet and / or possess basic reading skills.
· Priority will be given to students from the following countries: Japan, Korea, Eastern Europe, Spain, Portugal, South Africa and all Latin American countries.
· Due to the specific financial situation of students from Latin America, Qortoba will pay 50% of the airfare of students who come from Latin American countries.
· Students from countries other than those listed above who wish to take advantage of this opportunity have to be very active in da’wah and/or seeking Islamic knowledge and they have to provide one letter of recommendation from an imam or shaykh located in the student’s country.
· Married, male students who are active in da’wah may contact Qortoba for information about other scholarship opportunities.
If you are interested, please complete the attached scholarship application in English and send it to the director of Qortoba, Mr. Tarek En-Nawwam (Abu Anas) at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may also download the application at: http://qortoba.net/scholarship_app_muslims1.doc.
Alternatively, you may contact Abu Anas online via Skype (Skype Username: Qortoba16).
Please forward this message to all of your contacts. Baarak Allaahu feekum.
Tarek En-Nawwam (Abu Anas)
Director – Qortoba Institute for Arabic Studies (QIAS)