In recognition of his many years of service and contributions to the study of Islam in Central Asia, the Islamic Studies Program is proud to announce a new award in the name of Dr. Devin Deweese for best graduate essay on the Study of Islam in Central Asia.
MA and PhD students in any department are eligible for the $500 award. Essays must be carefully researched, formatted, and written. To be eligible, the essay must be at least 6000 words. Students must be currently enrolled at Indiana University at the time the paper is written and at the time the award is granted. Students may only submit one essay per year and submitters must have an accompanying letter of endorsement from an IU faculty member who can attest to the paper’s strength of research and potential contribution to the field of Islamic Studies in Central Asia.
Submission Deadline May 16th, 2011
The Devin Deweese Award winner will be announced by June 15th, 2011 and will be officially awarded at the Islamic Studies Program Fall Reception in September, 2011.