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 2017 entry are now closed. Details on how to apply for 2018 entry will be made available on this page in January 2018.
- For 2017 entry applicants who applied by the 15 February 2017 deadline, the selection process will be undertaken in April 2017.
- Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application in late May 2017.
- 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.