IUPUI-Uzma Mirza International RISE Scholarship (School of Education)

Gifts are to be used to support students wishing to teach in the United States of America. Gifts are to be used to support international travel RISE scholarships for undergraduate students in the School of Education – IUPUI, to countries with Muslim populations (including the United States of America). Recipients will be required to observe and learn about Islamic culture in its many forms, including but not limited to that of the arts, architecture, social and racial justice. Following the students study, they are expected to present their experiences while emphasizing what is and what is not Islam with faculty, staff, students in the School and beyond within six months of their return. Additional Criteria:

Write a brief essay (500 words or less) regarding the country you plan to travel to, and how you will learn about Islam, Islamic art and Islamic architecture, encompassing all three during your international travel. Include a plan for developing a presentation to fellow School of Education faculty and students demonstrating this learning.

Award
varies
Deadline
01/29/2023
Supplemental Questions
  1. How has your thinking about teaching in an urban setting evolved since you began the teacher education program? Discuss the challenges you may still face and the progress you have made.
  2. Write a brief essay (500 words or less) regarding the country you plan to travel to, and how you will learn about Islam, Islamic art and Islamic architecture, encompassing all three during your international travel. Include a plan for developing a presentation to fellow School of Education faculty and students demonstrating this learning.