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Merdeka Scholarships Programme (Khazanah - Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies)

Merdeka Scholarships Programme (Khazanah - Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies)
Closing Date
22 January 2016

Khazanah - Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Merdeka Scholarship Programme
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.

Scholarship Eligibility
  • Candidates, must be citizen of Malaysia, should have an excellent record of academic achievement and a proven capacity for independent research.
  • Attention will also be given to the personal qualities of the candidates in terms of their leadership potential and ability to communicate.
  • Candidates will be expected to show how their future careers and wider interests of Malaysia will benefit from a period of study at Oxford.
  • Award of scholarship is condition to candidates secured placement in University of Oxford.
Fields of Study Covered
  • Business
    • Economics, Finance, Investment, Law, Actuarial Science
  • Bio-Sciences
    • Bio-chemistry, Bio-technology, Bio-engineering, Molecular Biology, Genomics and Bio-informatics
  • Engineering
    • Electronics, Micro-Electronics, Nano-technology, Materials Science
Other fields may also be considered.

How to Apply
To apply, applicants are required to submit the following:
  1. The completed application form. Click here to download the application form
  2. 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
  3. A list of academic qualifications and other awards and honours received
  4. A statement of the status of their application to the University of Oxford
  5. 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
All correspondence should be addressed to:
The Academic Administrator,
Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies,
George Street
Oxford OX1 2 AR, UK
Tel: 44 1865 278730
Fax: 44 1865 248942
Email: academic.administrator@oxcis.ac.uk
Link: http://www.yayasankhazanah.com.my

Pre-University, Undergraduate & Postgraduate Scholarship Offers

  1. 30 April 2017: Dermasiswa Program Pembiayaan Pendidikan Tunas Potensi
  2. 30 April 2017: Biasiswa Yayasan AFS Antarabudaya Malaysia (YABM) Scholarship for Form 5 Students Apply AFS Program
  3. 30 April 2017: Biasiswa Bank Negara Malaysia Undergraduate (Honours) Scholarships
  4. 30 April 2017: Biasiswa Bank Negara Malaysia Postgraduate (Master & PhD) Scholarships
  5. 2 May 2017: Biasiswa MREPC Local Undergraduate Scholarship Awards
  6. 2 May 2017: MREPC Scholarship Awards for Graduate Diploma of Rubber Technology
  7. 3 May 2017: The Astro Scholarship Award for Pre-University / Foundation / Diploma / Undergraduate
  8. 3 May 2017: The Astro Postgraduate Scholarship Awards for MBA & Data Science
  9. 3 May 2017: Skim Prihatin Pendidikan 1Malaysia (SPP1M) 1Malaysia Education Care Scheme
  10. 8 May 2017: Sarawak Energy Berhad Scholarships for Sarawakians
  11. 22 May 2017: Biasiswa JPA: Penawaran Program Penajaan 9A+ SPM 2016
  12. 30 May 2017: Biasiswa Yayasan Tun Suffian Cambridge Scholarship Awards
  13. 1 June 2017: Hong Leong Foundation Local Undergraduate Scholarship Application
  14. 18 June 2017: Penang Future Foundation (PFF) Undergraduate Scholarship
  15. 30 June 2017: Biasiswa OCBC Bank Malaysia Local Undergraduate Scholarships
  16. 31 December 2017: Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN) Discount on Repayment
  17. Open throughout the year: Maxis What’s Next Scholarship for Postgraduate Degree/Diploma Programme
  18. Open throughout the year: Biasiswa Karangkraf Scholarship Education Fund
  19. Open throughout the year: Amcorp Study Grant for ACCA Qualification in Collaboration with Yayasan Azman Hashim Foundation
  20. 36 Scholarships for IPTA Undergraduate Students
  21. Throughout the year: Intel Malaysia Scholarships