Applicants will be informed of a decision shortly after the end of April 2018.
The next round of awards will open on 2 January 2019 and close on 31 March 2019.
• Conservation programmes
• Documentation of archives
• Events, exhibitions and museums
• Lectures, colloquia and conferences
• Scholarships towards a MPhil in Islamic Art and Archaeology at the University of Oxford
• Scholarships and grants for post-graduate and post-doctoral study and research Fellowships
• Travel and field trips
• Archaeological projects
• Prizes to students at accredited schools and universities
Research grants at post-doctoral level are intended principally to help overseas scholars conduct research at the University of Oxford or elsewhere in the UK. No scholarship or grant is offered for more than one year at a time, and no guarantee of renewal can be given.
The Barakat Trust does not support the applied arts.
Categories of Awards
The Academic Advisory Committee annually defines the categories and values of awards within which applications may be made, and retains the right to adjust the number and value of awards, according to the funds available and the quality and quantity of applications received.
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Only consider applying if you meet the criteria in the Scope of Awards.
A) GRANTS BY COMPETITIVE APPLICATION
One visiting scholarship of £10,000 to enable an established Muslim scholar from the Islamic world to come to Oxford for three months to carry out a specific programme of research and to deliver a lecture on their research.
One scholarship of £15,000 to a Muslim student from the Islamic world who has already been accepted on one of the following taught Masters courses. Where a student has been accepted on a two-year course, the grant may be awarded or renewed for the second year of the course, on the condition that the student is able to demonstrate outstanding performance during the first year of the course.
Doctoral students, and early career scholars who were awarded a doctorate after 30 June 2012, may apply for grants with an upper limit of £1,500 towards the costs of travel for fieldwork and study, attending conferences, and participating in educational and/or training programmes.
Established scholars attached to research institutions, including but not restricted to universities, museums and libraries, may apply for awards with an upper limit of £10,000 each for research, educational and/or training programmes, and other projects relating to the archaeology, the conservation and the history of the material and visual culture of Muslim societies.
Grants with an upper limit of £7,000 each towards a conservation project or the training of a conservator in the fields of Islamic art and architecture.
Grants with an upper limit of £6,000 towards the costs of a major publication on Islamic art, architecture, archaeology etc.
One studentship to cover one year's university and college fees for a Muslim student already accepted by the Faculty of Oriental Studies of the University of Oxford to read for an M.St or M.Phil in Islamic Art and Archaeology. Renewal for the second year of the M.Phil 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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