The scholarship will cover your home UK postgraduate taught programme tuition fees.
Scholarships are awarded to UK individuals with career aspirations in media and journalism, technology, sustainability and the environment, law, policy (excluding health policy) and creative content.
Students in receipt of one of the Aziz Scholarships are not eligible for other University of Liverpool bursaries or scholarships.
The Aziz Foundation was established in 2015 by the Aziz family and is inspired by the values and teaching of Islam to support the most disadvantaged communities in Britain.
Since 2019 the Foundation has focused on supporting Muslim individuals by offering master's scholarships that allow recipients to progress in their careers and make meaningful contributions to their industry, community and society as a whole.
Successful applicants will receive a full scholarship for their tuition fees and access to a programme of training days and career mentors via Aziz Scholarships Plus and the Aziz Scholars Association.
You are required to meet all of the following requirements:
- Be eligible for Home fees status at the University
- Be active within a Muslim community and demonstrate intimate knowledge of issues affecting British Muslim communities
- Be able to demonstrate long-term commitment to community/societal development within Britain
- Demonstrate that you require financial assistance in order to undertake a master's degree.
You are not eligible to apply if:
- Your course is funded by the undergraduate funding system or the NHS (contact us if you are unsure)
- You are completing an integrated masters, such as the MArch.
Please note that students intending to take a Postgraduate Loan are classed as self-sponsored and are eligible to apply.
How to apply
Applications are submitted online, via a portal on the Aziz Foundation website. You will need to demonstrate active engagement in British Muslim communities, a long-term commitment to community/societal development, and a need for financial assistance in order to undertake a master's degree.
Due to the competitive nature of the award, it is recommended that you apply early. Please do not wait to see what the outcome of your bachelor’s degree is, if you are interested in this scholarship then please do make an application.
You can apply during one of the two application cycles listed below:
- Cycle 1: January to March 2024
- Cycle 2: April to June 2024
The scholarship application process is undertaken independently of your study application to Liverpool. Both applications must be successful for a student to receive the scholarship.
If you have questions about the award please contact Deonne Hill, Widening Participation and Outreach Manager, via: email@example.com.
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