The Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK at Cardiff University is inviting applications for the Cardiff University Jameel Scholarships. Three scholarships for the MA in Islam in Contemporary Britain are available for start in September 2015. Full time awards will provide funding for one year and scholar receives full UK/EU tuition fees and a generous stipend (of approximately £16000) equivalent to an AHRC stipend plus a research allowance for books/conferences. The application deadline is 30 January 2015.
Study Subject(s): Studentship is provided to learn Islam in Contemporary Britain at Cardiff University.
Course Level: Studentship is available for pursuing masters degree level at Cardiff University.
Scholarship Provider: Cardiff University, UK
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
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Eligibility: -A first class or very high upper-second class honours degree in a relevant subject (Religious Studies, Islamic Studies, Social Sciences, Philosophy or History) from a UK university
-Full awards are open only to UK and EU nationals who satisfy UK residency requirements
-Priority will be given to candidates with a demonstrable record of interest in, and/or enthusiasm for, working with British Muslims
-Willingness to attend all Islam-UK centre activities and events (e.g weekly Spring Semester Public Lecture Series) and to undertake some voluntary work with local Muslim communities in South Wales
Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of UK/EU can apply for the scholarships.
The Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK (Islam-UK Centre) at Cardiff University is pleased to invite applications for the Cardiff University Jameel Scholarships. Three scholarships for the MA in Islam in Contemporary Britain are available for start in September 2015. Founded in 2005, the Islam-UK Centre works towards the promotion of better understanding of Islam and the life of Muslims in Britain, through high quality teaching and research. Its activities address issues which are central to the situation of Muslims in contemporary Britain. The Centre provides unique training and research opportunities for those seeking onward employment in a range of academic and non-academic careers.
Number of award(s): Three scholarships are available for start in September 2015.
Duration of award(s): Full-time MA awards will provide funding for one year.
What does it cover? Each successful Cardiff University Jameel Scholar has full UK/EU tuition fees paid and receives a generous stipend (of approximately £16000) equivalent to an AHRC stipend plus a research allowance for books/conferences. Full-time MA awards will provide funding for one year.
Selection criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically. All MA scholarship candidates are required to complete the following:
-A Cardiff University Postgraduate application for the MA Islam in Contemporary Britain. This can only be completed by using the Cardiff University Student Information and Management System (SIMS) where applicants will need to register as a ‘New User’.
-An MA Jameel Scholarship Application Form, all sections of which must be completed in full.
-Two references, of which AT LEAST one, must be from a University from which the applicant has graduated. References should be completed on an MA Referee Report Form. The MA Referee Report Form is available to download on the right-hand side of this page. Applicants should follow instructions given on the MA Referee Report Form. Please note that it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that references are received by the deadline. Failure to do so will compromise the application.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30 January 2015.