Abdelkader Global Leadership Prize*

Since 2009, the Abdelkader Education Project (AEP) has held the ​Abdelkader Global Leadership Prize ​​for high school and college students across the U.S., awarding over 60 student prizes. This year, we are piloting a new prize:

The 2019 Abdelkader Prize for Educators
Middle School, High School Teachers,
College and University Faculty


AEP, in partnership with the Center for Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations at Merrimack College, in N. Andover, MA., invites middle and high school teachers, and college and university faculty to use AEP’s educational resources in their classrooms. For samples of curricula in varying stages of development,
please see: AEP Curricula

We offer the ​Abdelkader Prize for Educators ​​to encourage teachers and faculty to use AEP curricula in ways that suit learning objectives in history, social studies, geography, miliary, religion, biography, or leadership classrooms.

$1,500 – 1​​ st​​ Prize
$1,000 – 2​​ nd​​ Prize
$ 500 – 3​​ rd​​ Prize


Criteria for Entry
Educators will create 3 lessons about the life story and legacy of Emir Abdelkader, including contemporary connections that:
– Explore and adapt AEP curricula
– Implement lesson plans
– Offer student and educator feedback on the experience.

AEP staff is available to help craft teaching units that utilize AEP Educational Resources.

Please contact:
Tamar H. Miller or Alexandra Souris
millert@merrimack.edu​; ​sourisa@merrimack.edu


The ​Abdelkader Prize for Educators​​ runs from January 15 – June 15, 2019

Please visit http://www.abdelkaderproject.org/educator-sign-up/ to register your interest.