Application for the Khazanah-Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies

The Khazanah-Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Merdeka Scholarships, established to mark the 50th anniversary of Malaysia’s independence, 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. Candidates are required to demonstrate a high level of academic achievement, and how their study will make a contribution to the future needs of Malaysia.

Awards will include University and College fees, accommodation and subsistence allowances, and return air fares. Awards are renewable annually through the duration of the programme of study.

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QFIS Scholarships in Islamic Finance 2010-2011

QFIS offers a number of prestigious scholarships for international students including:

  • Diploma in Islamic Finance
  • Master of Science in Islamic Finance

Qatar Foundation – Faculty of Islamic Studies Scholarships for international students include:  program tuition, housing, recreation, phone, internet,  health plan fee, transportation inside & outside Qatar Foundation.


Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies (QFIS)

QFIS’s Vision
Our vision at QFIS is to become a locus of thought and dialogue that leads research and debate in all that relates to Islam and Muslims, be that contemporary concerns or issues of heritage; and that produces scholars who are strongly‐grounded in Islamic faith, practice, and civilization, and who are open for engaging with all that their civilization produced, and with the wisdom and thought of other civilizations.

QFIS’s Mission
Inspiring thought based on the plurality and tolerance of Islamic Jurisprudence and civilization that enables Muslims, in terms of perception and practice alike, to face contemporary challenges. Our aim is to contribute to our age, rather than separate from it. We take it upon ourselves to make clear the rich, dynamic, and inspiring spirit of our Islamic heritage, to emphasize its tolerance, diversity, and hence, ability to serve all of humanity through infinite paths for dialogue and action.

QFIS’s Objective
QFIS offers several highly competitive scholarships that are designed to attract the best and the brightest graduate students from around the world. Our graduate programs aim to provide you with knowledge and skills based on Islam’s rich legacy as well as its growing contemporary contributions in a variety of academic fields. Scholarship recipients are expected to make valuable contributions to their program of choice and the Faculty more broadly. We believe that this mutual commitment will produce leaders who are grounded in Islamic values of plurality, tolerance and diversity and as such who are able and willing to serve humanity through infinite paths for dialogue and action.

Country Eligibility: All countries


1. Five scholarships for successful applicants to the Msc in Islamic Finance.
2. Five scholarships for successful applicants to the General Diploma in Islamic Studies.

1. Five scholarships for successful applicants to the MA in public Policy in Islam.
2. Five scholarships for successful applicants to the MA in Islamic Studies with a Specialization in Religion & Contemporary Thought.

1. Five scholarships for successful applicant to the MA in Islamic Studies with a Specialization in Contemporary Fiqh.

Scholarships Description

Scholarships for international students include:

  • Program tuition
  • Housing
  • Recreation, phone, internet
  • Health plan fee
  • Transportation inside & outside Qatar Foundation

Application Criteria

Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have strong interest and aspirations to contribute to their field of Islamic study. Furthermore, successful applicants should have a strong academic grade of “very Good” (GPA of 3.4 or above) and a strong command of English and Arabic (students are expected to pass an Arabic test within first year of studies; failure to do so may result in scholarship revocation).


For Applying and submitting TOEFL: 1ST April 2010
Successful candidates will be notified.
Scholarship applications are available on our website

Programs Offered

  • Master of Arts in Islamic Studies with a specialization in Contemporary Fiqh
  • Master of Arts in Islamic Studies With a specialization in Religions And Contemporary thought
  • Master of Arts in public policy in Islam
  • Master of Science in Islamic Finance
  • Diploma in Islamic Finance
  • Diploma in Islamic Studies

Required Documents

  • QFIS Graduate Admission and Scholarship Forms
  • Non‐refundable application fee of QR100 (International students are exempt)
  • Copy of the passport or National ID
  • Recognized Bachelor certificate and final official transcript.
  • Four recent colored photographs
  • Test Score of TOEFL (550) for all Programs, except Diploma in Islamic Studies Score of TOEFL (500)
  • Pass Arabic Test (International students will do their Arabic exam when they come to Qatar)


Completed application and further inquiries should be sent to

You may also contact the Admissions office directly at +974 4546588/ +974 4546560

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