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Orientation: Ribaat Teacher Certification

Course Category: Certification Requirement

Course Code: CRT 101

InstructorAnse Dr. Tamara Gray

Dates: This is an ongoing course. Students may enroll at any time and work through the course activities at their own pace.

Prerequisites: Students should be women above the age of 17.

Description: An orientation course into the Ribaat Teacher Certification, this course serves as the first step of the registration process into the certification program. Through brief recordings and activities, the course forum will provide an introduction to the program as well as a platform for submitting the required documentation to enroll in the program. Completion of this course is a requirement for earning the certification, and all course activities must be completed before graduation.

Click here for the full list of courses required for this certification: Ribaat Teacher Certification Requirements

Click here for more questions & answers about Ribaat certification programs: Ribaat Certification FAQs

Course Requirements: Students are expected to view all recordings posted, complete the readings and complete all course activities.

Registration Fee: $100.00 (non-refundable, non-transferable)

Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until successful completion of all certification requirements. 

Contact: For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org


Registration: To register, visit register.rabata.org

Orientation: Ribaat Religious Leader Certification

Course Category: Certification Requirement

Course Code: CRT 301

InstructorAnse Dr. Tamara Gray

Dates: This is an ongoing course. Students may enroll at any time and work through the course activities at their own pace.

Prerequisites: Students should be women above the age of 17.

Summary: An orientation course into the Ribaat Religious Leader Certification Program, this course serves as the first step of the registration process into the certification program. Through brief recordings and activities, the course forum will provide an introduction to the program as well as a platform for submitting the required documentation to enroll in the program. Completion of this course is a requirement for earning the certification, and all course activities must be completed before graduation.

Click here for the full list of courses required for this certification: Ribaat Religious Leader Certification Requirements

Click here for more questions & answers about Ribaat certification programs: Ribaat Certification FAQs

Course Requirements: Students are expected to view all recordings posted, complete the readings and complete all course activities.

Registration Fee: $100.00 (non-refundable, non-transferable)

Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until successful completion of all certification requirements. 

Contact: For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org


Registration: To register, visit register.rabata.org


Tajwid Ijazah Program

The Ribaat Tajwid Ijazah Program takes students on a journey of memorization and recitation of the Holy Quran with precise understanding and application of the rules of Tajwid.



Prerequisites:

  1. Students should be women above the age of 17.
  2. TAJ 101 & 102: “Quran Fluency Parts 1 & 2”.
  3. TAJ 201: “Tajwīd Part 1: Letters & Phonetics”.
  4. TAJ 202: “Tajwīd Part 2: Rules & the Rhythm of Recitation”
  5. TAJ 301: “Quran Khitmah Project” 
  6. TAJ 402: “Quran Memorization: Juzu Amma”
  7. ARA 100: “Introduction to Arabic” 
  8. Arabic Level 1: ARA 101, 102, 103, 104 
  9. Arabic Level 2: ARA 201, 202, 203, 204
  10. Arabic Level 3: ARA 301, 302, 303, 304
  11. Ability to read the Holy Quran fluently with full application of the rules of tajwīdand few errors.
  12. Knowledge of the points of articulation (makhārij), letter attributes (ṣifāt),and all tajwīdrules.

Course Description: The ijāzah in the Holy Quran is a certification which recognizes that the bearer has recited the Holy Quran from start to finish with complete application of the rules of tajwīd and authorizes its bearer to teach and pass on the same ijāzah in turn. The Ribaat Quran Ijazah will be issued by the Ribaat Academic Institute and authorized by the Ribaat Tajwid Committee. 

Through this program, students will work individually with their instructors to memorize and recite the Holy Quran from start to finish and will learn Al-Jazariyyah, a poem dedicated to the science of tajwīd, as well as other requirements as assignedEach student will be paired with a certified tajwīd teacher, either online or locally, with whom she will work one-on-one. 

This course will be complete when the student has recited the entire Quran to one tajwīd teacher, and passes a series of oral examinations with a tajwīd committee, having demonstrated the ability to apply and explain the rules of tajwīd. In order to provide this ijāzah, students will need to travel to meet and recite to a tajwīd committee in person. Details of this travel will be shared later with students who are accepted to the program.

Placement: New students in the Ribaat Tajwid Program should complete an assessment with a tajwid instructor. Based on that, they will receive a recommendation on the best course to start with. To arrange an appointment, kindly email tajwid.assess@rabata.org, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible inshallah.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to be present at scheduled meeting times and recite the assigned amount with a Ribaat tajwid teacher. While students will begin this journey online (through  FaceTime, Whatsapp call, or other apps), they will be required to travel periodically to complete the final stages of recitation in person.

Application Process: 

1- Application form: Complete the application form below.

2- Written tajwid assessment 

3- Oral tajwid assessmentAfter submitting the application, applicants will be contacted to schedule this assessment.

4- Registration: Students whose applications are approved will be able to register and make the payment for the program.


Application Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

$100.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)

Auditing is not available for this track.

Contact: For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org

Registration for this course is now closed. 


Ribaat Tampa Scholarship Application | 2021

The Ribaat Tampa Scholarship Fund will award two Muslim women from the Tampa Bay Area a scholarship to enroll in the Ribaat Teacher Certification, beginning in the Fall of 2021. 

Approved applicants will be awarded full tuition for all required courses.

*Textbooks, travel and registration expenses for the Ribaat Retreat are not covered by this scholarship. 

Click here for Ribaat Teacher Certification Course Requirements.

  

Timeline

  • Applications accepted from April 1, 2021 to July 1, 2021 
  • The successful candidates will be announced August 1st and will begin courses in the Fall Term September, 2021.

 

Who Can Apply

Muslim women residing in the Tampa Bay Area age 21 and above

 

Application Requirements

Application and documents must be submitted on the Ribaat Academic Institute Tampa Scholarship Application forum. Users need to create a Ribaat account and enroll in the course.

Enrollment key is: tampa

 

Required documents include:

- a completed application form

- Ribaat transcript

- application essay

- two letters of recommendation

  

Requirements to retain the Tampa Scholarship

- Maintain continuous enrollment in the certification track each term

- Maintain satisfactory academic progress

- Pass all required courses. For incomplete courses, the applicant will need to re-enroll and pay the full registration fee for that course

- Complete the certification within 5 years


For inquiries, email tampascholarship@rabata.org.

Andrea Scholarship Application | 2021

The Andrea Scholarship Fund awards one convert Muslim woman each academic year a complete scholarship to enroll in the Ribaat Teacher Certification.

Click here for Ribaat Teacher Certification Course Requirements.

Approved applicants will be awarded full tuition for all required courses, all required textbooks, as well as travel and registration expenses to attend one Ribaat Retreat.

Timeline
Applications accepted from May 1 to August 1, 2021 
The successful candidate will be announced September 1st and will begin her courses in the Fall Term September, 2021.

Who Can Apply
- Convert Muslim women over age 21

Application Requirements
Application and documents must be submitted on the Ribaat Academic Institute Andrea Scholarship Fund Application forum. Users need to create a Ribaat account and enroll in the course.
Enrollment key is: andrea

Required documents include:
- a completed application form
- college transcript or current college/university GPA
- Ribaat transcript
- application essay
- two letters of recommendation
- MBTI personality type assessment

Interview with the Andrea Scholarship Committee
- Finalists will be invited to an interview once all documents are received and approved

Requirements to retain the Andrea Scholarship
- Maintain continuous enrollment in the certification track each term
- Maintain satisfactory academic progress
- Pass all required courses. For incomplete courses, the applicant will need to re-enroll and pay the full registration fee for that course.
- Complete the certification within 5 years