Student Contest


After ten years, the Abdelkader Global Leadership Prize essay contest for high school and college students is on hiatus during this school year.  Students are encouraged to explore and learn about Emir Abdelkader to prepare for next year’s opportunities.

Suggested reading includes: Commander of the Faithful: The Life and Times of Emir Abdelkader by John Kiser; The Compassionate Warrior by Elsa Marston; The Life of Abdelkader: Ex-Sultan of The Arabs of Algeria by Charles Henry Churchill; Emir Abdelkader: Hero and Saint of Islam by Ahmed Bouyerdene; Abd al-Qadir and the Algerians by Raphael Danziger, and other resources at We also invite you to explore Abdelkader Education Project’s Facebook page.

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