Abdelkader Student PrizeEssay Contest for High School Students across the United States
This contest is presented by the Abdelkader Education Project in partnership with the Global Education program at the Stanley Center for Peace and Security
This is your chance...
to learn about Emir Abdelkader, an Islamic scholar from Algeria who resisted French colonialism in the mid-19th century. The Emir’s commitment to human rights won him global admiration from the likes of President James Buchanan, Queen Victoria, Pope Pius IX, Tsar Alexander II, and the presidents of France, Greece, and Turkey.