Syed Amir Ali Memorial Scholarship
Syed Ameer Ali was a lawyer, a judge, a political and social reformer, and a scholar of Islam.
A successful barrister in Calcutta, he was elevated as judge of the High Court.
In May 1908, he became the first president of the London Branch of the All-India Muslim League. He championed the cause of separate electorates for Muslim-India under British electoral system. In 1910, he established the first mosque in London. In 1908 he became the first Indian to sit as a “Law Lord” of the privy council.
Active in the Muslim league, Ameer Ali shifted to England to enlighten British parliamentarians about demands of Muslim India. He continued to serve the cause of Islam by producing a number of books on Islam. His most notable contributions in this field are ‘The Spirit of Islam’, ‘A Short History of the Saracens’ and ‘Mohammadan Law’.
To honour his contribution in the development of Islamic law, LSL has announced scholarship programme named, Syed Amir Ali Scholarship Programme.
- 75% in Intermediate or equivalent
- Minimum 60% marks obtained in LAT
- Must score A grade in the interview with LSL Governing body