Call for Applications: Barakat Master's and Postdoctoral Awards

The Barakat Trust invites applications for the following awards for the study of Islamic art and architecture at the University of Oxford:

Barakat Senior Scholar

One visiting scholarship of £10,000 to enable an established Muslim scholar to reside in Oxford for three months to carry out a specific programme of research and to deliver a lecture on their research.

Barakat Postdoctoral Scholarship

The Barakat Postdoctoral Scholarship provides a grant of £18,000 to enable a Muslim post-doctoral scholar, who was awarded a doctorate after 30 June 2015, to reside in Oxford for nine months (normally October to June) to carry out a specific programme of research or to prepare such research for publication.

Barakat Oxford Masters Studentship

One studentship to cover one year’s fees for a Muslim student already accepted by the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Oxford to read for an M. St or MPhil in Islamic Art and Architecture. Renewal for the second year of the MPhil may be granted to candidates who perform well in the qualifying examination, but the grant may not be extended to cover doctoral studies.

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