If I am awarded a scholarship, can I defer?

Subject to the approval of the Academic Advisory Committee, under certain circumstances, it is possible for applicants who have received a grant to support an academic programme of study to defer for a year. In the past this has been where the grant awarded by The Barakat Trust did not [...]


Do you make grants only to Muslims?

No. We make grants to a wide range of recipients and institutions. However, some of our donations are Zakat (alms traditionally given to support Muslim communities) while others are general charitable donations whose uses are unrestricted. The restrictions outlined in some of the grant categories relate to the nature of the charitable [...]


Do you make grants to individuals?

From 2019 due to strict financial regulations, awards will no longer be paid directly to individuals and must instead be paid to either to the institution to which an applicant belongs, or to the institution at which an applicant is applying to conduct research or to study. The application form and procedure [...]


What happens if my application is successful?

All applicants are advised in writing of the decision on their application within a few working days of the relevant Academic Advisory Committee meeting. If the application is successful, the letter will be accompanied by a copy of The Barakat Trust’s standard Terms and Conditions of grant, which must be [...]


We have been rejected – when can we re-apply?

We have an annual grant round and you can re-apply one year from the date that The Barakat Trust received your original complete application. You are free to contact The Barakat Trust to ask for feedback on your unsuccessful application before re-applying.

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