Chevening in collaboration with Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) offers the Chevening OCIS Fellowship and OCIS Abdullah Gül Fellowship in the UK 2021.
The Chevening Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) Fellowships are aimed at mid-career academics or professionals 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.
Fellows will benefit from meeting a multi-disciplinary group of scholars focusing on the Islamic world and have the opportunity to develop contacts with relevant individuals, discuss issues relating to the Islamic world, including Islamic history, classical Islamic sciences, economics, and Islamic finance, and the study of Muslims in the West.
Worth of Award
The Chevening OCIS Fellowship Programme covers;
- A six-month period of research at OCIS.
- Living expenses for the duration of the fellowship.
- Return economy airfare from home country to the UK.
- Allowance package for research-related activities.
- Access to a programme of cultural events and activities organized by the FCO and the Chevening Secretariat.
To be eligible for the 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 Afghanistan, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Libya, Malaysia, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Philippines, Russia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, or Uzbekistan
- Return to country of your citizenship at the end of the period of the fellowship
- Hold a postgraduate level qualification (or equivalent professional training or experience in a relevant area) at the time of application
How to Apply
- Applicants should visit the website and apply.
- 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 the main research question and how the applicant intends to conduct this research while in residence at the Centre.
Deadline: Application closes November 3, 2020, at 12:00 GMT.