Mohammed Al Fahim Scholarship


This scholarship is available for an applicant who is a national of and domiciled in the Middle East or North Africa (Arab League member states, Iran, Israel and Turkey) to support the costs for any taught master's programme in the 2023/24 session.

The applicant’s undergraduate degree should have been taken in a MENA state.

An element of the LSE Master’s degree programme should be relevant to the study of the MENA region.

Three scholarships will be awarded, one per session, from 2022 entry onwards. 

Scholarship amount

There is one award of £33,333 available for the 2023/24 session.

The successful scholars will be affiliated to the Middle East Centre and participate in the research environment. Scholars may also be offered hourly paid Research Assistantships in the Middle East Centre to provide career development experience. Scholars will act as ambassadors for the scholarship programme and the Centre.

How to apply

To apply for LSE funding for programmes beginning in September 2023, you must:

- Submit your application for the programme (See how to apply for graduate study at LSE) 

- Submit your Graduate Financial Support Application Form via the Graduate application tracker including completing Section G: Personal Statement.

- and receive an offer of a place (conditional or unconditional)

by 27 April 2023 at 5pm (UK time GMT+1)

To be considered for this scholarship you will need to complete Section G: Personal statement of the Graduate Financial Support Application.

Please include details of any proposed engagement with the Middle East Centre and contribution to the research environment. 

The outcome to your Graduate Support Scheme application will be displayed on the application tracker after you have received an offer. Successful applicants selected for other LSE Scholarships or awards like this one will be contacted by email throughout May, June and July 2023.