Aziz Foundation Postgraduate Study Award at University of Westminster UK 2022 – Fully Funded

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Closing Dates:  31 March 2022

Great News to all Muslim brothers and sisters who wish to further their study at the University of Westminster, UK, for the 2022/23 academic session.

The Aziz Foundation Postgraduate Study Award is now available to all eligible applicants with financial aid but wish to commence a Masters degree course work at the University.

This scholarship supports Muslim students from a Black, Asian and minority ethnic background during their higher education at the University of Westminster.

Aziz Foundation Postgraduate Study Award Study Eligibility:

Applicants must be a UK student and hold a September 2022 course offer for a full time or part-time Masters course at the University of Westminster.

You must be active within a Muslim community and demonstrate intimate knowledge of issues affecting British Muslim communities.

You must be able to demonstrate a long-term commitment to community/societal development within Britain.

Available Subjects:

Students with course offers in the following subject areas are eligible to apply:

  • Media & Journalism
  • Technology
  • Sustainability / Environment
  • Law
  • Policy
  • Creative Content

Application Criteria:

Applicants should meet all of the following requirements:

  • Be eligible for Home fees status
  • Be active within  a Muslim community and demonstrate intimate knowledge of issues affecting British Muslim communities
  • Demonstrate long-term commitment to community/societal development within Britain 
  • Show how the course will increase their effectiveness in one of the following areas relating to British Muslims: 
  1. Effective Advocacy and Enhance Public Perception – facilitating better representation and contribution of Muslims to civil society to combat Islamophobia and positively transform perceptions of British Muslims 
  2. Community Service and Social Development – raising the aspirations and standards within British Muslim communities

Application Procedures:

Applications are submitted online. The application form includes questions about previous education, work experience, financial means, a statement of no more than 1,000 words about how you meet the Foundation’s criteria, and the names of two referees.

 The interview will be 30-45 minutes exploring questions around:

  • challenges facing British Muslims;
  • vision and hopes for change;
  • personal qualities needed to succeed;
  • financial barriers faced