Program in Islamic Law Writing Prize

We are excited to announce the call for submissions for the Program in Islamic Law Writing Prize! We award a prize of $1,000 annually to the Harvard Law School student writing the best paper in the field of Islamic legal studies or at the intersection of Islamic law and related fields. Papers eligible for consideration will be ones written during the current academic year, addressing any topic in Islamic legal studies, drawing on approaches of legal history, law and society, and/or comparative law.

The submission deadline is May 1, 2023 at 5:00pm ET without possibility of extension. Please direct any questions about Writing Prizes to April Pettit in the Office of Academic Affairs. For more information on how to apply, please see the Writing Prize Submission Instructions.