Applications are Invited for the Fully Funded OCIS Fellowship Program 2018 in United Kingdom. The Chevening Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) Fellowship is a collaboration between the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and OCIS.

The Fellowship is for those who are dedicated to the promotion of academic activities which encourage a more informed understanding of the culture and civilization of Islam and contemporary Muslim societies.

OCIS is the Chevening Fellowships offer financial support for individuals to undertake a period of independent, self-driven research at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies.

The Centre encourages a better understanding of the culture and civilisation of Islam, and of all aspects of contemporary Muslim societies in their global context. At Oxford, it contributes to the multi-disciplinary study of the Muslim world. Beyond Oxford, its role is strengthened by strong international academic links and contacts.

It maintains a range of programmes, including scholarships and fellowships, lectures, and seminar series, and organises regular national and international conferences.

OCIS Fellowship Program Details:

Host Country:
  • United Kingdom
Host Organisation:
  • The Chevening Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) Fellowship is a collaboration between the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and OCIS.
Fellowship Duration:
  • Six-Months
Fellowship Dates:
  • The fellowship starts in October 2019.
Fellowship Benefits:
  • Six-month period of research at OCIS
  • Living expenses for the duration of the fellowship
  • Return economy airfare from their home country to the UK
  • Allowance package for research-related activities
Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for a Chevening OCIS Fellowship, you must:

  • Demonstrate the potential to rise to a position of leadership and influence.
  • Demonstrate the personal, intellectual and interpersonal attributes reflecting this potential.
  • Be a citizen of one of the above-listed countries, who will return to your home country at the end of the period of the fellowship.
  • Hold a postgraduate (PG) level qualification (or equivalent professional training or experience in a relevant area) at the time of application.
  • Not hold dual nationality.
  • Have significant professional and/or academic research experience (5+ years).
  • Provide evidence of meeting at least the minimum English language abilities for Chevening Award
Eligibile Countries:
  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bangladesh
  • Egypt
  • Indonesia
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • The Occupied Palestinian Territories
  • Philippines
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey (can also apply for Abdullah Gül Fellowship)
  • Turkmenistan
  • Uzbekistan

Also visit and apply for some more fully funded opportunities:

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  4. CERN Switzerland Fellowship Program (Fully Funded)
  5. Morocco Government Scholarship by HEC (Fully Funded)
  6. HEC Scholarships for FATA & Balochistan Students (Fully Funded)
  7. National Endowment Scholarship Program for FA/FSC students
  8. 2019 KAIST Camp [Fully Funded] in South Korea 
  9. Fully Funded Acumen Fellowship Program for Emerging Leaders
How to Apply:

Apply through the online application system.

Application Deadline:
  • The application deadline for OCIS Fellowship Program is 6th November, 2018


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