The scholarship offers a unique opportunity for an exceptional Muslim student active in British Muslim communities and interested in how the needs of these communities may be met through public policy work. Further, the Foundation wishes to support students who would like to pursue a career in public policy not just to benefit Muslims, but all communities, in pursuit of specific and common goals that will help create a more cohesive Britain.
The scholarship will cover tuition and living expenses for a year, up to a maximum of £25,000 in total. The range of courses to be supported covers: theology, philosophy, politics, economics, history, education, public health, urban policy, fine arts, and area and development studies (for a full list of courses please see below).
Applicants should meet all of the following requirements:
If you meet the above criteria and would like to apply for this scholarship, please:
Choose the course you wish to study. Some subjects allow a focus on particular areas. For example, Middle Eastern Studies allows for a focus on Islamic Studies or Hebrew Studies (amongst others). This will not be relevant to all the subjects listed below. Please cross refer with the list of courses available at Cambridge University HERE.
Please submit the above documents to The Admissions Office, St Edmund’s College, Mount Pleasant, Cambridge CB3 0BN or firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday 4th January 2017.
If called, please attend the interview with the College and the Foundation. Travel expenses will be reimbursed on production of receipts. Interviews will be held towards the end of March 2017.
Please note that we will only contact you if you have been short-listed. If you do not hear from us then please assume that in this instance your application has not been successful.
Applicants can apply for the courses below to be covered by the Scholarship: