The Oxford Brookes Gaza Scholarship Scheme is supported by the Asfari Foundation and was created in 2009, out of a strong will to support the people of Gaza through bringing in one student each year at graduate level to undertake a course of study leading to the award of an Oxford Brookes Masters’ degree.


The scholarship covers full fees, accommodation and most living expenses for the academic year.

 Applicants should fulfil the following criteria:

  • Wish to study for a one year full-time master’s degree at Oxford Brookes University
  • Have a good undergraduate degree (equivalent to a 1st/2:1)
  • Be under 35 years of age
  • Have an IELTS score of 6.5 or above
  • Have relevant work experience
  • Undertake to return to Gaza after completing their studies
  • Be in financial need


(Other areas may also be considered)

  • Built Environment, Regeneration, Development and Environmental Management 
  • Development and Emergency Practice 
  • Public Health, Disease Prevention and Control, Rehabilitation and Social Care 
  • Law and Human Rights 
  • IT



How to Apply

 Application for admission to a particular programme

Check the fields of study here:

:Applicants should apply using the relevant application form, by following the links to the desired program of study in the website

Application for the scholarship

Following the completion of the application as described above, applicants for the scholarship should:

  • write a covering letter of no more than 500 words,
  •  ,confirming that they have applied for admission to the university
  •  explaining: stating which program they have applied for, and 
  1. how they meet the criteria and
  2. why they should be considered for the scholarship. 

The scholarship application letters should be sent directly to the British Council in Ramallah at: 

Application deadline: 31 March 2018