MA and PhD Jameel Scholarships

The Islam-UK Centre at Cardiff University is pleased to invite applications for the Cardiff University Jameel Scholarships.

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. 

The funded scholarships are available from September 2013 for both PhD study (1) and MA study (4). For more information, please visit our website.

For MA study, we are seeking exceptional UK resident applicants with a first or upper second class honours degree.

For PhD study, we are seeking exceptional UK resident applicants with a first class, or upper second class honours degree or masters degree. Research proposals in the following areas are particularly welcome: Education, Religious Leadership, British Muslim arts and heritage and Inter-generational and family relations. Other research themes will be considered but must demonstrate exceptional academic merit, potential and relevance to Muslims or Islam in the UK.

Funding Package

Each successful Cardiff University Jameel Scholar has full UK/EU tuition fees paid and receives a generous stipend equivalent to an AHRC stipend plus access to a travel & conference allowance. Full-time PhD awards will provide funding for three years; full-time MA awards will provide funding for one year.

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How to Apply

Full application instructions, including deadlines, are available on our website by clicking on the Apply button below.

Contact Details

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