The March 2018 deadline has now passed. This entry will be updated as soon as details of the next round of funding are announced. In the meantime, do read on to find out more for future reference about this funding opportunity.

The purpose of the scholarships is to encourage more people to pursue postgraduate studies in disciplines related to the Middle East in British universities. The scholarships will be for one academic year. The value of each scholarship will be £2,000. Two scholarships will be awarded.

To qualify applicants must fulfil the following conditions:
•be registered at any UK university
•be a paid-up member of BRISMES (Student membership suffices) but the time you apply
•submit an application of 600 – 1000 words, by E-mail to the BRISMES research committee This should include a sketch of the overall research topic, and a description of the purpose for which the grant would be used
•obtain a brief supporting statement from their supervisor

The BRISMES research committee will recommend to the Abdullah Al Mubarak Al Sabah Foundation which applications merit an award. The announcement of the award will be made in June and published in the July edition of the BRISMES newsletter.

Administrative Contacts & How To Apply

British Society for Middle Eastern Studies
Institute for Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies
Durham University
Al-Qasimi Building
Elvet Hill Road
DH1 3TU.
Tel: 0191 33 45179.
Fax: 0191 33 45661.
[email protected]

Funding Information

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