Scholarships and Grants

MIHE offers a limited number of scholarships to exceptionally well qualified applicants who have accepted the offer of a place at the Markfield Institute of higher Education. These scholarships result in a significant reduction in the tuition fees payable for your course.

The Hardship Fund

The Hardship Fund is provided to MIHE students only in conjunction with the Muslim charities, it is designed to assist students to complete their course.

Only students who are in dire financial circumstances and in genuine need, should apply as the funds are very limited. Full scholarships will not be provided, there will only be partial remission of fees.

Hardship Application Form 


  • Muslim Aid, UK
  • Islamic Relief, UK
  • Madina Trust, UK
  • Long Ditton Trust, UK
  • Sarwar Jehan Charitable Trust, UK
  • Asghar Ali Memorial Scholarship, Bahrain
  • Ebrahim Bawany Memorial Scholarship, Al-Medina Trust, UK

The Ebrahim Bawany Memorial Scholarship Application Criteria

The Al-Medina Trust has kindly endowed 4 scholarships under the name of the Ebrahim Bawany Memorial Scholarship.  Each scholarship valued at £3,000 is to be used towards the PhD students’ tuition fees.  Applicants are invited to submit PhD level research proposals on the specialist subject areas offered at the Institute.  Please check the MIHE website for further information regarding areas of academic research currently undertaken.

Completed applications must be submitted with a research proposal of not more than 1,500 words.  Each scholarship will be awarded based on the strength and merit of the candidate’s research proposal.  The applications will be carefully scrutinised by the Institute PG Research Degrees Committee and successful applicants will be informed.

Please click here to download the Ebrahim Bawany Memorial Scholarship Application Form.