Al-Qalam Qur’an Project

Application round 2:

Once all the applications have been reviewed, by a select team of judges.
99 of the best submissions will be forwarded to Haji Noor Deen and his team in China.

Step 1: Submission of 2nd Calligraphy Piece

Once all applications have been carefully reviewed, applicants that qualify, will be notified that they have been shortlisted for the next step.

They will be required to submit a 2nd piece of Arabic calligraphy. This one would be in a script of participants’ choice of at least 10 verses of their choice. The originals of these will need to be sent in for evaluation.

Step 2 : Recommendation Letters

They would also need to send in recommendation letters:-

For the letters, each applicant must provide at least two letters of recommendations. These letters need to meet the following criteria:

– These letters should be issued by the applicant’s Madrasa teachers who can testify to their skills and character, or their prominent local Imam or mulema, or a reputable Muslim entrepreneur, or other respected Muslim acquaintances who are aware of and can testify to their skills and character.

– These letters need to be signed by the endorsing party and include their contact details (address and phone numbers.)

– The copies of the letters should then be emailed to Deen Arts Foundation South Africa, And the originals of these letters, together with the original physical copies of their written tasks from Round 1 and from Round  2 via courier or hand-in at the Deen Arts Foundation South Africa office in Cape Town.

Step 3 : Attend an Interview

Applicants who qualify for the final stage are required to attend an interview. Depending on your specific circumstances, Deen Arts Foundation South Africa will conduct either an in-person  or an online interview.

Step 4: Await Your Acceptance Letter:

Applicants who qualify, will be issued acceptance letters to the programme together with the necessary information detailing the next steps. They will also receive contracts that they will need to sign in order to join this course.

If you require further clarification, please feel free to contact Quraan@deenartsfoundation.org.za We eagerly anticipate welcoming the selected and honoured students to embark on this noble programme of copying the Holy Qur’an.