Course(s) Offered: Islamic sciences, Humanities, Social sciences
Course Level: Graduate (research, fellowships)
Provider: Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies
Country to Study in: UK
The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies provides a meeting point between the Islamic and Western worlds of learning. Through good scholarship it promotes a more informed understanding of Islam - its culture and civilisation.
The Imam Bukhari and Imam Tirmizi Research Fellowships are offered each year to scholars from Asia and Africa. Applications for the academic year 2013-2014 are invited for the Visiting Research Fellowships.
Applicants should be citizens of countries in Asia or Africa. Preference will be given to those studying classical Islamic sciences, although other areas in the humanities and social sciences will be considered.
Citizens of countries in Asia or Africa
Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (an independent center of the University of Oxford), in Oxford; United Kingdom
Fields of award
All areas of classical Islamic sciences, however areas in the humanities and social sciences will be considered
Number of awards
Not specified by the provider
Minimum period of three (3) months
These Fellowships each carry a stipend of £3,000 and membership of the Common Room. The stipend is intended as a supplementary award and may be held in conjunction with other research grants, stipends, or sabbatical salaries.
Method of Application
Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a brief statement of proposed research. Two letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the Centre.
Application forms are available for downlaod (please click here) or can be obtained from:
The Academic Office,
Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies,
George Street, Oxford,
OX1 2AR, UK.
Tel: 00 44 1865 278730; Fax: 00 44 1865 248942;
The closing date for applications is Friday 7th December 2012.
The Fellowships will be tenable from 1 October 2013. These Fellowships are intended to encourage interaction among academics from various traditions of learning. The Imam Bukhari and Imam Tirmizi Research Fellows will be expected to devote their time to research and writing and to participate in the Centre’s academic activities.
Application Deadline: 7 December 2012
Open for International Students: Yes
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