In partnership with Oxford University, the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies offers Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies scholarships (OCISS) to international students to pursue their degrees at Oxford and contribute to the Muslim world.
Introduction to Scholarship Providing Body:
The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies is a renowned Independent Centre of the University of Oxford. It was made in 1985 to promote scholarly studies related to Islam and the Islamic world. It is contributing to the multidisciplinary studies of the Islamic world at Oxford. The Oxford Centre offers the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies scholarships (OCISS) for Islamic Studies to facilitate international graduates to get their degrees of advantage to the Muslim world.
Objectives of Scholarships:
These scholarship programs promote scholarly studies related to Islam and the Islamic world. Providing a platform to cooperate and understand Islamic and Western learning collectively.
Depends on different courses
Purpose of Study:
Level of Study:
Full-time graduate studies
Muslim residents in the UK, Asia, and Africa. The included countries are:
- Burkina Faso,
- Côte d’Ivoire,
- Niger and Nigeria,
- Palestine, Qatar and Saudi Arabia,
- Senegal and Sierra Leone,
- Syrian Arab Republic,
- Tajikistan, Togo and Tunisia,
- Turkey and Turkmenistan,
- United Arab Emirates,
- & Yemen Arab Republic.
- Those candidates won’t be eligible for these scholarships who want to apply for Postgraduate Certificates or Diploma courses of Postgraduate level, part-time courses, to those students who are with deferred entry or for non-matriculated courses.
- The candidates must belong to above mentioned countries.
- Those candidates would be eligible who want to apply in order to start a new graduate course at university of Oxford.
- The scholars must return their home country after completing studies in order to contribute for development of the countries.
- The Scholarship would provide grants for students of: 100% free fee of university and college (which would be enough to cover the living expenses of students in Oxford, the amount will be confirmed in the month of October on the webpage: Living Costs).
- Scholarships Award is offered for the full-time duration of a candidate’s fee charges for the approved course. The annual continuation of the student’s scholarship is conditioned to an annual renewal process which is based on agreeable academic development.
- The students will have to write their annual reports about the social and academic activities and their achievements at the Oxford University.
How to Apply For Scholarship:
- The candidates must apply simultaneously to Oxford by just selecting the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Scholarships (OCISS) which is available in the Funding segment of the University’s graduate programs application forms.
- The candidates ought to submit their applications for the graduate studies by the pertinent January deadline of particular courses (the deadline is 10 January 2014, for Philosophy, Medical Sciences, Computer Science and Politics & International Relations , Computer Science; for other subject fields the deadline is January 2014).
- The candidates must provide their complete supporting statement together with a graduate application form, in accordance to deadline.
Terms & Conditions
- If the candidates do not follow all of above mentioned application process in accordance to the deadline, they would be rejected, even though if they have selected the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Scholarship program on the graduate study application forms.
- If, following the appraisal of the January deadline applications process, the department puts on a waiting list or choose to reconsider it against those applications which are received for the next deadline (14 March 2014), then these students won’t be eligible for the scholarship.