The University of Winchester is to offer Master’s scholarships to British Muslims in partnership with the Aziz Foundation.

The scholarships, covering one-year, full-time Masters tuition fees, aim at fostering community engagement and inclusive education.

The university also collaborates with Winchester Muslim Cultural Association and hosts a Muslim Chaplain to provide multi-cultural events, aiming to boost academic opportunities for British Muslim community.

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Sarah Harder-Collins, head of participation of success at the University of Winchester, said: "We are delighted to be entering into this partnership with the Aziz Foundation championing greater access to postgraduate level study for British Muslims through the provision of scholarships alongside our other ongoing commitments to widening participation."

Dr Zain Sardar, programme manager at the Aziz Foundation, said: "I am well aware of the cutting-edge research that the University of Winchester has published on raising the quality of the Muslim student experience.  

"I am thrilled that the institution is now one of our partners, further attesting to its determination to challenge entrenched privilege and champion under-served communities."

More details about the scholarships are available on the university's website.