AHS Summer Scholar Awards (US) - Rolling



Learning a second language requires consistent work to keep it sharp in your mind. When school breaks for the summer, many students are looking for a means to keep up with their Arabic, and some even to push it to the next level.

In order to help fulfill this need, the Arabic Honor Society is introducing its Summer Scholar Awards (US), an exclusive opportunity for AHS students who looking to attend intensive Arabic language programs. Awards can be used to cover program costs, travel, and any other affiliated program expenses.

Strong contenders for the Summer Scholar Awards will demonstrate dedicated involvement in their local AHS chapter activities, and a clear enthusiasm for the study of the Arabic.

Award Details

If selected, students receive the following:

  • Up to $5000 to cover the cost of travel, housing, and any other program costs to an approved intensive domestically located language program.
  • Arabic Honor Society Swag Bag
  • Recognition on the AHS official website


Students must meet the following conditions to be eligible:

  • Current member of the Arabic Honor Society
    • AHS membership carries the following requirements:
      • Minimum 3.5 GPA (A average) in Arabic classes 
      • Minimum 3.0 (B average) Overall GPA
  • Students must meet any eligibility requirements stipulated in the program for which they are applying

How to Apply: 

1) Go to https://airtable.com/shrONEYAHeMyIklw9

2) Complete the applcation and upload necessary documents

Deadline for applications is April 3, 2020

Please email arabichonorsociety@qfi.org with any questions.


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Previous Winners

Ketan Mampara is a recipient of a 2018 Summer Scholar Award. Ketan is currently a sophomore at Washington Latin in Washington, DC, where he is very involved in extracurricular activities. Ketan was placed on his school’s varsity soccer team as only a freshman, had a leading role in one of the school’s musicals, and is part of Anacostia Society Watershed’s clean-up crew. Recently, Ketan traveled to India to visit some of his father’s relatives. In his application, Ketan highlighted his interest in the development of languages, and his curiosity in this makes him think that he may want to pursue a career in linguistics in the future.