Sharjah Scholarships

About the award

The Institute of Arab & Islamic Studies at the University of Exeter is delighted to offer a number of scholarships of £6,000 each (£1,500 per annum for all 4 years of the programme) for students commencing the MArabic (Master of Arabic & Islamic Studies) in the 2019/20 academic year.  

This highly selective programme offers the opportunity to graduate with a Masters level qualification and to obtain experience of living and working in the Arab world. Students will achieve high levels of proficiency in Arabic and gain a thorough understanding of the politics, society and culture of the Middle East.

The MArabic is a four-year programme which includes two periods of study and work in an Arab country. No previous knowledge of Arabic is required.

Scholarships will be paid to the successful recipients' nominated bank accounts in termly instalments of £500 each.

How to apply

There is no need to apply for this award, however you do need to receive and take up an offer for the MArabic programme (starting in September 2019); the scholarship will then be applied automatically.

Please note this scholarship cannot be used in conjunction with any other funding provided by the University of Exeter.


Application deadline:31st August 2019
Duration of award:per year
Contact: SSIS Admissions & Recruitment Team