This scholarship has been established by the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies to provide funding for UK students from Muslim communities. The Centre is a Recognised Independent Centre of the University of Oxford and was established in 1985 to encourage the scholarly study of Islam and the Islamic world. The Centre provides a meeting point for the Western and Islamic worlds of learning. At Oxford it contributes to the multi-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary study of the Islamic world. Beyond Oxford, its role is strengthened by a developing international network of academic contacts.
Am I eligible?
|Nationality and Residency:||Applicants must be ordinarily resident in the UK and from a Muslim community.|
|Level of study:||Undergraduate|
|Year of study:||New students|
|Subject:||All subjects in the course listing, except medicine and PGCE|
Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of financial need and academic merit.
Applications will not be considered from those applying for a second undergraduate degree.
What does it cover?
|Duration:||3 or 4 years depending on course length|
|Value:||Tuition fees (at the home rate) and a grant for living expenses|
|Number:||Up to 5|
How do I apply?
- Applications for those with an offer to study at Oxford from October 2017 are currently open. Read the Guidance notes (see Related documents on this page) and submit your application via the Undergraduate scholarships application form.
- Applications must be submitted by 12 noon (UK time) on Wednesday 15 February 2017.
- Candidates shortlisted for interview will be informed in April 2017.
- Successful candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application in late May 2017.
You must have made an application to the University through UCAS by 15 October 2016 and been successful in gaining a place.
You need need to complete the Undergraduate scholarships application form (selecting 'Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Scholarship' in Section A)and arrange for a reference to be submitted on your behalf. Please note that we cannot consider applications from candidates who have not been offered a place at Oxford.
- Scholars will be expected to write a report at the end of their first Michaelmas Term as well as an annual report about their academic and social activities, and achievements at the University.
- Receipt of the award in subsequent years is subject to satisfactory academic progress.
- Scholars will be expected to apply for any government support to which they are entitled, but will not be expected to take out any loans.