Open for Application: Fellowship at Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies
4 May 2021  |   Kuala Lumpur

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) is inviting aspiring scholars to apply for the 10th Visiting Fellowship of the Scholar in Residence (SIR) Programme in Islamic Finance at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) UK, for the academic year of 2021/22.
This Programme, part of the strategic partnership between the SC and OCIS, is open to academicians or practitioners with extensive experience in Islamic finance and/or a closely-related discipline, and who can demonstrate competence in conducting independent applied research.

The closing date for submissions is 9 June 2021. Click here to apply.

The successful applicant is expected to take up residence for one academic year at the OCIS starting October 2021, to conduct applied research on contemporary issues relevant to the Islamic capital market.

Besides conducting research, the selected scholar will also be expected to give occasional lectures and conduct seminars, engage in collaborative study, and conduct outreach to relevant institutions.

The SIR Programme was established in 2012 and has been well received globally, attracting scholars that include academicians and industry practitioners from Malaysia, Europe, Middle East and Americas.

This programme is part of the SC’s continuous efforts to spur sustained global development of the Islamic capital market, with thought leadership as a key pillar.

For further details on the SIR Programme, please visit the Visiting Fellowship section on the OCIS website at


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