American University of Beirut

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning


Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 2024


Dear Colleagues, 

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) invites you to submit proposals under the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Grants program for the Academic Year 2024-2025. CTL offers this grant to support projects that examine and reflect upon the teaching and learning practices in their disciplines, use research methods, and make the research results known to the campus community and beyond. Proposals may focus on creativity and innovation in teaching and learning in higher education and on the use of new instructional technologies and tools that have the potential impact on student learning. The program considers proposals of budgets not exceeding 2,000 fresh USD.

Proposals should be submitted electronically to CTL at, no later than May 20, 2024. Notification for awarded grants will be communicated by the end of July 2024. Funding for approved projects will start in August 2024.

Please review the SoTL Guidelines and Scoring Rubric before starting the proposal writing process


SoTL awarded titles 2012-2021​​

SoTL Awardees

SoTL 2023 awardees:  Dr. Nadine Darwiche ; Dr. Maya Sfeir 

SoTL 2022 awardees:  Dr. Maya Romani; Dr. Lina Abi Fakher Kantar,​ Dr. Mohammad Harb

SoTL 2021 awardees​:  Dr. Amy Zenger; Dr. Ramzi Sabra; and Dr. Lama Charafeddine

SoTL 2020 awardees: Dr.​ Hazem Hajj; Dr. Angela Massouh; and Dr. Jumana Antoun​

SoTL 2019 awar​​dees: Dr. Nour Alayan; Dr. Marco Bardus; Dr. Mayada Kanj; Dr. Rola Khishfe; and ​​Dr. Ali Tehrani​

SoTL 2018 awardees: Dr. Serena Canaan, Dr. Ammar Olabi; Dr. Rabih El Mouhayar, Ms. Aline Germany, and Dr. Mona Nabulsi

SoTL 2017 awardees: Dr. Joumana Antoun, Dr. Lina Abi Fakher Kantar, Dr. Malaki Khoury, Dr. Marco Bardus, and Dr. Zane Siraj Sinno


SoTL 2016 awardees: Dr. Imad Bou Akl, Dr. Farook Hamzeh, Dr. John Pill and Dr. Rana Sharara Chamii

SoTL 2015 awardees: ​ Dr. Yasser Abunnasr, Dr. Farid Chaaban and Dr. Issam Srour

SoTL 2014 awardee​s: Dr. Faroook Hamzeh, Dr. Rima Afifi et al and Dr. Jad Melki 

SoTL 2013 awardees: Dr. Lisa Arnold, Dr. Issam Srour and Dr. Nathalie Zgheib

SoTL 2012 awardees: Dr. Issam Srour, Dr. Rana Sharara-Chami, Dr. ​Lama Charafeddine and Dr. Rima Afifi​


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