Oxford centre for Islamic Studies Scholarships in an Independent Centre of the University of Oxford. The scholarship Centre 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. Oxford University contributes to the multi-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary study of the Islamic world. Beyond Oxford, one its major role is  to strengthen and provide  an international network of academic contacts. For more information, please refer to the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies website.

Oxford Centre For Islamic Studies Scholarships (OCIS) 2021/2022 At Oxford University

Oxford Centre For Islamic Studies Scholarships (OCIS) 2021/2022 At Oxford University

About Oxford Centre For Islamic Studies Scholarships (OCIS)

Host Institution:                                 Oxford University

Host Country:                                     United kingdom

Target Group:                                    International Islamic Students

Number of Scholarship:                       Not specified

Residency:                                                 Various countries

Level of Study:                           All full time  Master’s and DPhil Course

Field of Study:                            All accredited courses

Duration:                                   Period of fee liabilit

Scholarship Value

Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Scholarships (OCIS)  will cover 100% of course fees and a grant for living costs (at least £15,609). The scholarship award are made for full duration of student’s fee liability for the agreed course.

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Oxford Centre For Islamic Studies Scholarships (OCIS) 2021/2022 At Oxford University

Oxford Centre For Islamic Studies Scholarships (OCIS) 2021/2022 At Oxford University

Eligibility Criteria

Participating students must be applying to start a new full-time master’s or DPhil course at the Oxford University.

  • 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, one of the following countries in Asia and Africa:
Afghanistan India Pakistan
Albania Indonesia Palestine
Algeria Iran Qatar
Azerbaijan Iraq Saudi Arabia
Bahrain Jordan Senegal
Bangladesh Kazakhstan Sierra Leone
Benin Kuwait Somalia
Brunei Darussalam Kyrgyzstan Sudan
Burkina Faso Lebanon Suriname
Cameroon Libya Syrian Arab Republic
Chad Malaysia Tajikistan
Comoros Maldives Togo
Côte d’Ivoire Mali Tunisia
Djibouti Mauritania  Turkey
Egypt Morocco Turkmenistan
Gabon Mozambique Uganda
Gambia Niger United Arab Emirates
Guinea Nigeria Uzbekistan
Guyana Oman Yemen
  • You should be must be ready to return to your country of ordinary residence once your course is completed.  
  • Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. 
  • 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.

Note: This scholarship is not open to candidates applying for postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma courses, part-time courses or non-matriculated courses.

Application Procedure

For you  to be considered for this scholarship, you should complete the following steps:

  • Tick the box for the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Scholarship in the University of Oxford Scholarships section of the University’s graduate application form;
  • Submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline. See the relevant course page for the deadline applicable to your course; and
  • Complete an Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Scholarships Supporting Statement (see related documents on this page) and upload it, together with your graduate application form, by the deadline.

We will use the details you supply on the graduate application form to assess your nationality and country of ordinary residence. For a definition of ordinary residency, and further details on how to complete this section of the graduate application form, please see the ‘Nationality and ordinary residence’ section of the graduate application form and the advice contained with the Application Guide.