The Afaf Kanafani Prize is awarded to UC Berkeley students whose academic work focuses on women in the Arab World. Prizes of $500 will be awarded to papers dealing with any topic related to the subject of women in the Arab world. The paper must have been produced in a UC Berkeley class.
The Kanafani Prize is made possible through a generous donation by Fay Afaf Kanafani from the proceeds of her autobiography, Nadia, Captive of Hope: Memoir of an Arab Woman.
UC Berkeley undergraduate and graduate students registered for the academic year in which they are applying.
The application deadline is Friday, May 18, 2018. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Results will be announced in early summer.
Applications must include a cover letter introducing the applicant and a copy of the applicant’s submission paper. Applicants must include their name, UC Berkeley identification number, email address, phone number, year in school, major, and the class in which they produced the paper. The applicant’s name should appear on every page of the application.
Please email applications as a single PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Afaf Kanafani Prize” in the subject line.