The Institute of Ismaili Studies welcomes application from graduate students in the field of Islamic Studies who are researching an Ismaili topic for its Dissertation Writing Scholarship. This scholarship carries a stipend of £3000 (or local equivalent), and has been established to assist promising graduate research students and doctoral candidates to complete their fieldwork or dissertation.
Further details at the source.
2008: Jamel A. Velji (University of California at Santa Barbara): “Apocalyptic Hermeneutics and the Strengthening of Empire: The Case of the Early Fatimids”
2007: Zackery M. Heern (University of Utah): “Laying Foundations for Orthodoxy: Transformation of Shi’ism during the Time of Muhammad Baqir Bihbihani”
2006: Jennifer Pruitt (Harvard University): “A Tale of Two Cities: Locating the Courtly and the Urban in Classical Fatimid Visual Culture (975-1036 CE)”
2005: Hasan Ali Khan (School of Oriental and African Studies): “Shi‘a Connections of the Sufi Heritage of the Indus Valley: With Special Reference to Ismaili Monuments“
2004: Aliaa Ezz El Din El Sandouby (University of California, Los Angeles): “Remembering the Ahl al-Bayt: The Shrines of the Family of the Prophet in Cairo, Damascus and Aleppo”
2003: Orkhan Mir-Kassimov (Sorbonne University): “A Study of ancient Hurufi texts and manuscripts”
2002: Samer Trabousi (Princeton University): “The Tayyibi Isma‘ilis in Medieval Yemen: A Case Study in the Formation of an Islamic Sect” – David Hollenberg (University of Pennsylvania): “Interpretation after the End of Days: The Isma‘ili spokesman Ja‘far ibn Mansur al Yaman (d. ca. 980 CE) on Prophets and Politics”
2001: Elisabeth Alexandrin (McGill University): “The Sphere of Walayah: Isma‘ili Ta’wil in Practice according to al-Mu’ayyad (d. 1078 CE)”