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RPCS FELLOWSHIP 2021

We are no longer accepting applications. Please review this website regularly for the latest updates.

 

OVERVIEW

The Research Programme in the Study of Muslim Communities of Success (RPCS) is a programme that seeks to develop and create new bodies of knowledge specific to the needs and challenges of Muslim communities living in secular countries and advanced economies. The programme aims to nurture home-grown talent in the area of religious thought leadership.

The RPCS invites asatizah with a minimum Master’s degree to apply for the Research Programme in the Study of Muslim Communities of Success. Asatizah who have extensive specialized experience on the ground are also invited to apply.

The fellows may consist of:

  1. Practice fellows: Senior public officers in the religious sector with acumen for research and potential to assume apex positions in the religious sector (e.g. Senior religious officers in Muis, ROMM, Syariah Court, Madrasah, Mosques)
  2. Research fellows: Scholars with strong research credentials in any of the identified areas of research

Fellows will receive institutional and funding support of between three (3) months to twelve (12) months depending on the fellowship duration.

 

APPLICATION

We are no longer accepting applications for 2021. Please review this website regularly for the latest updates.

 

RESEARCH AREAS

Interested applicants may submit a description of their proposed project on one of the three key areas:

  • Governance
  • Social and
  • Science and Technology

SELECTION PROCESS & NOTIFICATION OF RESULTS

All applications will be assessed, and shortlisted candidates will be notified by the RPCS secretariat. Shortlisted candidates will then be interviewed by the RPCS Fellowship Committee.

 

FURTHER QUERIES

If you need further information, please contact us at RPCS@muis.gov.sg.