The Ahlul Bayt Fellowship for Graduate Studies

The Ahlul Bayt Fellowship for Graduate Studies

About The Event

Call for Application

Application Deadline: June 20, 2022

The Ahlul Bayt Fellowship will be awarded each year by Mohsena Memorial Foundation (MMF) in the memory of our Founder, Syed-Mohsin Naquvi, to a student pursuing graduate studies with the intent to earn a doctoral degree in an Islam-related field in an academic institution in North America.

In our first year, we are open to considering applicants from the humanities and social sciences, especially Islamic arts, ethics, philosophy, metaphysics, theology, law, and history, as well as Urdu language and literature, whose graduate work intersects with the teachings and elevates the influence of the Prophet Muhammad and his family, the Ahlul Bayt (peace be upon them). The Fellowship will be awarded beginning from the 2022 – 2023 Academic Year and each academic year thereafter.

About the Ahlul Bayt Fellowship Award

Monetary award: $2,000

Mentorship: Access to the MMF network of scholars in Islam-related fields

Referrals: Speaking opportunities at academic institutions and community events

Publicity: Fellows will be featured on the new MMF website (coming soon) with bio

Preference of award will be given to women & underrepresented minorities but is open to all applicants.


Acceptance or current enrollment in a graduate doctoral program in North America.

Each of 3 finalists will be interviewed by the Ahlul Bayt Fellowship Selection Committee virtually.

Attendance at the Annual Syed-Mohsin Naquvi Lecture, which will include the Ahlul Bayt Fellowship Award Ceremony in Fall 2022, is required for the winner. Transportation and one-night accommodation will be covered by the Foundation.

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  • Cost: Free
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Mohsena Memorial Foundation (MMF)

Princeton, New Jersey, USA

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