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Fellowship of Chevening-Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies

The British High Commission Colombo is pleased to announce applications are now open for an exciting new Chevening fellowship programme.

Sri Lanka is an eligible country for this scholarships programme.
Sri Lanka is an eligible country for this scholarships programme.

The Chevening-Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) fellowship is a collaboration between the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and OCIS, offering financial support to individuals to undertake a period of independent study and research at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. This programme is aimed at mid-career professionals who are dedicated to the promotion of academic activities which encourage a more informed understanding of the culture and civilisation of Islam and contemporary Muslim societies.

Chevening fellowships offer a unique opportunity for future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK. For more information about the OCIS programme, including details of how to apply, visit: http://www.chevening.org/programme/ocis-fellowship.

Deadline for applications is 3 November 2015.

Published 1 October 2015