Established in 2007, the GTU’s Center for Islamic Studies (CIS) educates scholars and students of Islam and other faiths about the richness of the Islamic tradition and the diversity of Muslims. The Center for Islamic Studies generates innovative research and scholarship on Islamic texts and traditions in contemporary contexts and emphasizes study and dialogue within and across religious traditions, where pluralism, interreligious understanding, and public engagement are the basis of scholarship and service.
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The Graduate Theological Union’s Center for Islamic Studies (CIS) is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, a landmark milestone for the academic center.
The Graduate Theological Union gratefully acknowledges that it has received a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation as part of its initiative to provide rapid support for community-based responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects.
The GTU's Madrasa-Midrasha Program is pleased to announce summer research grants ranging from $250 to $1000 to support GTU students working on interreligious projects related to Judaism and/or Islam. These grants were made possible through the generosity of the Walter and Elise Haas Fund, which has supported the Madrasa-Midrasha Program since its inception in 2008.
CIS students in the MA and PhD programs are eligible for a range of generous financial aid packages and fellowships.
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