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  • Name: Butheina Hamdah

    Recipient Year: 2020

    Major: Sociology

    Description: Butheina Hamdah is a 2020 ISF Scholar currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Sociology from the University of Toledo. Butheina previously received a Master of Arts in Political Science and Government and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the same university. Prior to attending graduate school, Butheina worked for the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) as a Leadership Assistant and Development Associate. She is also a published writer, known for her commentary on the hijab in the United States. Her pieces “Examining American Islam” and “American Culture and the Liberalization of Hijab” were recently featured in the online magazine Muftah.

    School Name: University of Toledo

    Sponsor: Afzal Family Foundation

    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/butheina-hamdah-481b9219/

    Recipient Type: Scholarship Recipient