Shortlisted applicants will be required to sit a written examination and attend an interview.
We welcome high-achieving applicants from all academic backgrounds; prior study of Islam or the humanities is not a prerequisite for gaining admission. Nevertheless, all applicants must be able to demonstrate a serious, motivated, and informed interest in pursuing academic Islamic studies and the humanities.
Some exposure to the academic study of Islam, the humanities or the social sciences is desirable.
All stages of the application process are intended to ascertain intellectual breadth, analytical skills, and an interest in issues relating to the study of Muslim societies.
The written application and interview are intended to ascertain leadership potential and skills, community empathy and engagement, and a considered vision for a career that will benefit the community.
Applicants must demonstrate engagement at a professional or voluntary level with Jamati or Imamat institutions.