Sheikh Al Thani Graduate Studentship in Contemporary Islamic Studies

Sheikh Al Thani Graduate Studentship in Contemporary Islamic Studies

14 April 2016

The call for applications for students starting their DPhil in October 2016 has now closed.

This studentship award is intended for any postgraduate student pursuing doctoral research in any field of Contemporary Islamic Studies. Candidates must have obtained a merit or distinction result or its equivalent in a master’s course in a relevant field of study. The award is tenable from October 2016 for one year in the first instance, renewable for up to a maximum of three further years subject to receipt of a satisfactory report from the supervisor. The award is tenable at any Oxford college, and may only be held in the Faculty of Oriental Studies.

The award is funded by the His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani Endowment Fund Programme for Islamic Studies, established at Oxford by a generous benefaction from His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani.

Previous recipients: Mr Jose Vericat, with effect from 1 October 2012 through to end of the academic year 2015. Jose is undertaking an analysis of the internal debates within the Palestinian Islamic movement, ‘Hamas: The Internal Conversation’.