Aziz Foundation Scholarship (2023)

July 10, 2023
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Aziz Foundation Scholarship (2023)

The Aziz Foundation is awarding 100% tuition fee Masters scholarships to five exceptional British Muslims lacking the financial means to complete postgraduate degrees, at the University of Sussex for the 2023/24 academic year. These scholarships aim to empower British Muslims to bring positive change to their communities and beyond.

What you get

Full fee waiver

Type of award

Tuition Fee Waiver

  • Who is eligible
  • To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

     Be eligible for Home fees status
     Be applying for a Masters in Media & Journalism, Technology, Sustainability/Environment, Law, Policy or Creative Content
     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:

    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

    Community Service and Social Development – raising the aspirations and standards within British Muslim communities

  • Who isn’t eligible
  • You are not eligible for this scholarship if you:

     Are applying for a Masters at a university that is not at the University of Sussex
     Are progressing into the final year of an integrated Masters at Sussex
     Are studying an online course
     Are already holding another University of Sussex scholarship (i.e Chancellors Masters Scholarship)
     Are studying one of the Excluded courses listed below.
  • Excluded courses
  • You are not eligible for this scholarship if you are going to study any of the following:

     Certificates and Diplomas
     Development Studies MA
     Early Years Education (with Early Years Teacher status)
     Globalisation, Business and Development MA
     Governance, Development and Public Policy MA
     Power, Participation and Social Change MA
     Poverty and Development MA
     Degrees in Social work (if receiving an NHS bursary)
     Online courses
     BSMS courses
     PGCE courses
     Schools direct teaching courses
     Any Masters funded by the research councils (e.g. those receiving ESRC 1+3 funding)
    Number of scholarships available

    Up to 5 scholarships are available.


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    How to apply

    To apply for an Aziz Foundation scholarship, please visit the Aziz Foundation website.

    The successful applicants will be selected through an interview process run by the Aziz Foundation. The scholarship will cover tuition fees only at the University of Sussex. Applicants do not need to hold an offer prior to applying. However, please note that admission to the scholarship programme will depend on Sussex’s separate admissions process.

    Funding partners

    The University of Sussex is one of the Aziz Foundation’s preferred partners. These institutions:

  • share core values with the Aziz Foundation and actively promote Widening Participation at postgraduate level
  • are aware of concerns of unconscious bias and addressing the BME attainment gap
  • provide specific cultural and social support to BME students
  • Contact us

    [email protected]

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