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The Khazanah-Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Merdeka Scholarships

  • Listed: January 24, 2016 11:53 am


Khazanah Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, Merdeka Scholarship Programme

Scholarship Info

The Khazanah-Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Merdeka Scholarships are intended to enable outstanding Malaysian students to undertake postgraduate study at the University of Oxford. Subject areas may be drawn from a range of fields.

Deadline – Apr 25, 2016
  1. Candidates, must be citizen of Malaysia, should have an excellent record of academic achievement and a proven capacity for independent research.
  2. Attention will also be given to the personal qualities of the candidates in terms of their leadership potential and ability to communicate.
  3. Candidates will be expected to show how their future careers and wider interests of Malaysia will benefit from a period of study at Oxford.
  4. Award of scholarship is condition to candidates secured placement in University of Oxford.
Preferred Discipline

Business, Bio-Sciences, Engineering. Other fields may also be considered.

How to Apply
  • Applicants are required to complete an application form at: http://www.yayasankhazanah.com.my/scholarship/khazanah-oxford-centre-for-islamic-studies-merdeka-scholarship-programme
  • A signed personal statement of not more than 1,000 words that includes a description of the intended area of study and describe how this will benefit Malaysia. The statement should also outline the applicant’s reasons for wanting to study at Oxford, and summaries the personal qualities that would make them a worthy recipient of a scholarship
  • A list of academic qualifications and other awards and honours received.
  • A statement of the status of their application to the University of Oxford.
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation from referees who can assess in details the applicant’s academic performance and potential. Two recommendation letters must reach the Oxford Centre for Islamic studies by the application deadline.
Contact Info

Yayasan Khazanah

Level 33, Tower 2, Petronas Twin Tower,

Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

+603 – 2034 0000

Ad Reference ID: 22256a4bb2c55199

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