The Academic Advisory Committee annually defines the categories and values of awards within which applications may be made, and retains the right to adjust the number and value of awards in the light of funds available, and the quality and quantity of applications received.
A. Grants by competitive application
One Senior Visiting Scholarship of £10,000.00 to enable a senior Muslim scholar from the Islamic world to come to Oxford University, UK, for three months to carry out a specific programme of research.
Grants with an upper limit of £1,000 each towards research trips, projects, documentation, and education programmes. A.3.
Applications for assistance of over £1,000 each towards research trips, projects, documentation, and education programmes.
Grants with an upper limit of £7,000 each towards a conservation project or the training of a conservator.
Grants with an upper limited of £1,000 each towards attending a conference.
Grants towards the cost of publication of between £1,500 and £6,000.
A grant of up to £50,000 per year, for a maximum of three years, towards the costs of making available online any collection of Islamic art, architecture or archaeology. The grant is made from zakāt, and therefore only Muslims and Islamic institutions (including libraries and museums in Islamic lands) are eligible to apply. Institutions which can raise matching funds may receive priority. Successful applicants must undertake to adhere to the standards for digitisation agreed with the Barakat Trust.
B. Grants for Study in Oxford
B.2. To cover one year's fees for a Muslim student already accepted by the Faculty of Oriental Studies to read for an M.St or M.Phil in Islamic Art and Archaeology at the University of Oxford. Renewal for the second year of the M.Phil may be granted to candidates who perform well in the qualifying examination, but the grant may not be extended to cover doctoral studies.