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Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Scholarship

Student funding iconThis 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. It 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?

Residency: UK 
Level of study:Undergraduate
Year of study:New students
Subject: All subjects except medicine
College:All colleges
Other criteria: 

Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of financial need and academic merit.

What does it cover?

Duration: 3 or 4 years depending on course length 
Value:University fees and a grant for living expenses
Number: To be confirmed

How do I apply?

You must make an application to the University through UCAS by 15 October and be successful in gaining a place. You will then need to complete a separate scholarship application form. Please note that we cannot consider applications from candidates who have not been offered a place at Oxford. Candidates will be informed of the outcome of their scholarship application in August 2014.

Other information

  • Scholars will be expected to write 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.
  • If eligible, scholars will not receive a separate Oxford Bursary.
  • Applications will not be considered from those who wish to undertake a second undergraduate degree.
  • Please email with any queries.