2013 Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Scholarships (OCISS)for Graduate Students, UK

University of Oxford offers Islamic Studies Scholarships for Graduate Students, for the academic year 2013 in UK. The full scholarship details are as follows:

School:University of Oxford/ UK


Field(s): Courses offered by the University

Deadline:18 January 2013

Funded by:University of Oxford


  • This scholarship is open to students ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom and from Muslim communities, as well as to students ordinarily resident in the following countries in Asia and Africa: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Djibouti, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Indonesia, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Suriname, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan and Yemen Arab Republic countries.


  • Awards are made for the full duration of a student’s fee liability for the agreed course.
  • If your scholarship is offered for a course lasting more than one year, the continuation of your scholarship each year is subject to an annual renewal process based on satisfactory academic progress.
  • 100% of university and college fees, and a grant for living costs (the rate in 2012-13 was £12,900).


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


  • Candidates should be applying to start a new graduate course at Oxford.Students must be intending to return to their country of ordinary residence upon completion of their studies.
  • This scholarship is open to candidates studying for all degree bearing courses, with the exception of PGCert and PGDip courses.Please ensure you meet the requirements for entry to your course, including English language requirements
  • Successful candidates will be notified by email by late summer 2013.
  • This webpage will be updated to show when all decisions have been made. If you have not heard from us by the time this notice is posted, then your application to this scheme has been unsuccessful.
  • Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact unsuccessful applicants individually or provide feedback on applications.

Scholarship Application Method: apply by post.

  • The applicant must complete a Scholarship Supporting Statement and upload it together with your Graduate Application Form by the application deadline in order for your application to be complete.

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