Chevening Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Fellowship

The Chevening Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) fellowships are aimed at mid-career academics. Fellows will undertake a six-month period of self-directed research focusing on their own project on the culture and civilisation of Islam and contemporary Muslim societies in a global context. All the expenses are covered. The deadline is on 2nd November 2021.

OCIS is an institution for the advanced study of Islam and the Muslim world and provides a meeting point for the Western and Islamic worlds of learning.

Fellows will need to develop their own research project to focus on during their fellowship prior to arriving in the UK. Fellows must reside in Oxford for the duration of their award.

Candidates will benefit from a six-month-long research placement at OCIS.  Living expenses for the duration of the fellowship, return economy airfare, and allowance package for research-related activities will be provided.

The deadline is on 2nd November 2021.


Main Criteria

The Chevening OCIS Abdullah Gül Fellowship is available to applicants from Turkey.

The Chevening OCIS Fellowship is available to citizens of the following countries:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Libya, Malaysia, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Philippines, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, or Uzbekistan

Applicants should be prepared to outline a short proposal on the area of academic research they would like to conduct at the time of application submission.

The proposal should include a main research question and how the applicant intends to conduct this research while in residence at the centre.

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