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MA Jameel Scholarships

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Key facts

Application deadline 24 May 2019
Start date September 2019
Duration 1 year
Level of study Postgraduate taught
Award type Master’s studentship
Number of studentships 3

Applications are invited for three full-time scholarships for the MA Islam in Contemporary Britain for the academic year 2019/20.

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Jameel Scholarships Administrator

Funding details

Tuition fee support Full UK/EU tuition fees
Maintenance stipend Each scholarship will comprise of full-time Cardiff University UK/EU MA fees for 2019/20 and a stipend of £15,000.
Additional funding offered You will also receive a research allowance for books and attending conferences.

Eligibility criteria

Residency UK Research Council eligibility conditions apply
Academic criteria
  • 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.

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Jameel Scholarships Administrator

All MA scholarships are required to complete the following:

  • Cardiff University Postgraduate online application for the full-time MA in Islam in Contemporary Britain with September 2019 entry. You will find an ‘apply now’ link on the course page, which brings you to the SIMS Online Application System where applicants will need to register as a ‘New User’.
  • An MA Jameel Scholarships Application Form, all sections of which must be completed in full.  MA Jameel Scholarships Application Forms are available to download on the right-hand side of this page. Completed forms must be submitted as an email attachment with the heading ‘MA Jameel Scholarships’ to jameelscholarships@cardiff.ac.uk by the deadline.
  • 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 which should be sent as an email attachment to jameelscholarships@cardiff.ac.uk by the deadline. 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.
  • A complete transcript of all marks achieved to date to be sent as an email attachment to jameelscholarships@cardiff.ac.uk by the deadline. Failure to do so will compromise the application.

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We reserve the right to close applications early should sufficient applications be received.

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Jameel Scholarships Administrator

Eligible taught courses