The scholarship offers a unique opportunity for an exceptional Muslim student active in British Muslim communities and keen to build bridges with all parts of British society. The student will have the commitment and intelligence to support and represent Muslim communities in wider society, as well as the credibility to bring and explain new learning experiences back to the community and will thus create mutual understanding between Muslims and others and contribute to the creation of a more cohesive society.

The scholarship will cover the full home tuition fee.

One scholarship will be awarded for either programme for the academic year 2024/2025.

 Applicants should meet the following requirement:

  • Have an offer (or have submitted a complete application) to the MSc Hydrology and Water Resources Management programme for October 2024 entry.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Effective Advocacy and Enhancing Public Perception – facilitating better representation and contribution of Muslims to civil society to combat Islamophobia and positively transform perceptions of British Muslims  
  • Community Service and Social Development – raising the aspirations and standards within British Muslim communities 
  • They are Zakat eligible/ in financial need and therefore cannot cover the costs of tuition
  • Excellent understanding of their chosen industry and how to progress within it, with relevant, prior experience and/or achievements in the field
  • Knowledge of how the course will enable them to generate social impact

Submit a statement of no more than 1,000 words setting out how you meet the criteria above, addressing also how you hope to use this scholarship for your future work.

Please submit the statement to as soon as possible. Remember to include your full name and your CID in your email. 

Deadline to apply: 05 July 2024