Deadline:

 January 2019

Location:

United Kingdom

(Fully Funded)

Description

Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) Scholarships, Oxford University

These scholarships have been established by the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies to allow graduates to pursue study of benefit to the Muslim world.

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The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies is a Recognized 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 an international network of academic contacts. For more information, please refer to the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies website.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

This scholarship is open to all disciplines, However you should be intending to undertake a study in a field derived from or of relevance to the Islamic tradition, or of relevance and/or benefit to the Muslim world.

You can Know more about courses from here.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN,  COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

Program Period

Varies depending on the program.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

You must be applying to start a new full-time master’s or DPhil course at Oxford.

You must be either:

  • Ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom and from a Muslim community (with preference given to those from a financially disadvantaged household), or a national of, and ordinarily resident in  eligible countries.
  • You should be intending to return to your country of ordinary residence once your course is completed.
  • You should be intending to undertake study in a field derived from or of relevance to the Islamic tradition, or which is of relevance and/or benefit to the Muslim world.
  • Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.
  • This scholarship is not open to candidates applying for postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma courses, part-time courses or non-matriculated courses.
  • This scholarship is not open to applications from candidates who hold deferred offers to start in 2019-20.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • The scholarship will cover 100% of course fees and a grant for living costs (at least £14,777)

How to Apply

First Step: Select your course from here

Second Step: Start your application by creating  an account from here ,

Third Step: Sign in and fill up the graduate application form.

  • Application may have to provide supporting documents( Official transcript(s), CV/résumé, Research proposal, Written work, References/letters of recommendation).
  • In order to be considered for this scholarship, you must select the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Scholarship in the University of Oxford Scholarships section of the University’s graduate application form and submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for scholarship.

Fourth Step: You must complete an Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Scholarships Supporting Statement (see Related documents from here) and upload it, together with your graduate application form, by the deadline.

Note:

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, applicants must be successful in being offered a place on their course after consideration of applications received by the relevant January deadline for the course.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Samira Shehta/ Egypt 

Reviewed by” Waad Othman/ Syria

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