Apply for YMLP

Due to the corona virus pandemic YMLP 2020 has been cancelled. It is expected that the next YMLP, which will be the Centre's fifteenth, will be held in Summer 2021. This website will be updated with the exact dates of YMLP 2021 in due course.

It is anticipated that the applications window will open in early 2021. 

Should you wish to be informed when the application window opens for YMLP 2021 please e-mail this request to

Please note that to be eligible for YMLP you must be a British citizen between the ages of 21 and 30.

As preparation for when the applications window for YMLP 2021 opens, some guidance on the requirements are outlined below:

Using the online application form you will need to attach the following documents (and in the case of letters of recommendation arrange for them to be forwarded to the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies by the deadline):

a. A personal statement of not more than 750 words that includes:
- Your objectives in applying for YMLP;
- Previous experience (gained, for example, from volunteering, education or employment) and personal qualities that make you a strong candidate for this programme;
- How your participation in this programme will benefit your career;
- How your participation in this programme will benefit your community.

b. Two confidential letters of recommendation from referees who can assess your potential.


The Coordinator
Young Muslim Leadership Programme
Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies
Marston Road

Tel:     01865 618543