Layla Quran
First-Year Student, Undergraduate Student
Global Studies


C.V. Starr Scholarship

A Masterpiece of Resistance: The Impact and Role of the Arts on the West Bank-Palestine Occupied Territory

Layla Quran will venture into the heartland of the Palestine Occupied Territories' West Bank and work with the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music in Ramallah, the Al-Kamandjati Music Center of Jenin, and grassroots artists in the West Bank to research the impact of music and the role it takes in the lives of Palestinians living under military occupation.

Note: This award was made as a C.V. Starr Scholarship, prior to the merger of this opportunity into the Carolina Global Initiative Award.