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SHIBLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY
College of the Liberal Arts
Middle East Studies Committee

Application for the ADMA HAMMAM SHIBLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Due March 15 2017

You must meet the following conditions to apply for the scholarship:

  1. You are enrolled in Penn State’s Middle East Studies minor (Enroll now!)
  2. You have attained fourth semester standing
  3. Your cumulative GPA exceeds 3.0
  4. You will have completed at least 6 credits in courses counted toward the Middle East Studies minor by the end of this semester

The donor, Raymond N. Shibley, stipulated that this scholarship is to be awarded each year to an undergraduate student considering a career in government or business and having a special interest in the Middle East geographic area. Need is not a criterion.

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World War II and The Middle East, A Symposium Marking the 80th Anniversary of the Outbreak of WWII

On the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of WWII, we would like to invite the Penn State community to think about the war from a non-Western perspective. WWII has been studied and discussed mostly through the prism of the European and Pacific theatres, however, its significance as a global event becomes more evident when we look at the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia, regions where the legacy of the war molded many of the developments that shaped those societies until these days. 

Faculty, students, and members of the Penn State and State College community are invited to participate in this two-day symposium. Admission is free. 

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