Shariah Scholarship Award in Islamic Finance, The

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Shariah Scholarship Award in Islamic Finance, The

Post  Admin on Mon Mar 01, 2010 2:52 am

The Shariah Scholarship Award is part of the Fund for Shariah Scholars in Islamic Finance, which was established to enhance knowledge, research, talents, and intellectual discourse in the field of Shariah. The Fundrepresents Bank Negara Malaysia`s commitment to strengthen the development of the Islamic financial industry. The Scholarshipis aimed at enlarging the pool of Shariah scholars who arewell-equipped with the necessary knowledge and competencies in bothShariah and Islamic finance.


Award Package

Post-Graduate Scholarship

ThePost-Graduate Scholarship will cover the approved tuition andexamination fees, and the recipient will be provided a quarterlysubsistence allowance.
Where and when applicable, otherallowances such as for books and equipment, approved return air fare,warm clothing, relocation, end of study and thesis/dissertationcompletion, will also be provided.

CIFP Scholarship

The CIFP Scholarship will cover the registration and approved examinationfees.
In addition, the recipient will also be paid a study allowance.

Special Note: There is no employment bond attached to either scholarships.


The Scholarship is available to qualified candidates pursuing the following:

Post-graduate (Masters or Doctorate) study at recognised institutions of higher learning in the field of Shariah, specializing in fiqh muamalat; OR
Certified Islamic Finance Professional (CIFP) programme conducted by the International Centre for Education is Islamic Finance (INCEIF).


The Scholarship is open to citizens of all countries.
Applicants are required to have a bachelor`s degree in Shariah studies from a recognised institution of higher learning, achieving at least a Second Class Upper or its equivalent.
For the CIFP Scholarship, a special consideration will be accorded to those with a diploma (or its equivalent) in Shariah studies, but they must have at least 5 years working experience in the financial industry.
Applicants are also expected to have secured admission to EITHER a Masters or Doctorate programme in Shariah, specializing in fiqh muamalat, at a recognised institution of higher learning, in a full-time programme, OR the CIFP programme conducted by INCEIF.
Current students enrolling in the specified programmes at recognised institutions of higher learning may also apply for the scholarship.
Applicants should not be in receipt of any other scholarship awards.


Islamic Banking and Takaful Department
Bank Negara Malaysia
Jalan Dato Onn
50480 Kuala Lumpur

Telephone: +603-2691 0263 (Direct) / 2698 8044 extn 7621/8637
Fax: +603 2693 3826


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