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Fully Funded Master and PhD Fellowship at KAUST

Every admitted student to a master's or PhD's program earns the KAUST fellowship, with NO exception!

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  • LEVEL : Master and PhD
  • DEADLINE : September 13, 2022
  • FINANCING : Fully Funded
  • Open to : All nationalities

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King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia announced the opening of applications for its master’s and doctoral fellowship for the academic year 2023-2024.

KAUST is an international research university founded in 2006, on the outskirts of Jeddah. KAUST is the first gender-mixed educational university in the KSA, its campus covers 36 km² on the shores of the Red Sea. It is ranked 27ᵉ in the QS WUR ranking by subject in 2022. At KAUST, 97% of the teaching staff are international.

The KAUST fellowship has no specific eligibility criteria. Every student admitted to a master or doctoral program receives it.

ABOUT KAUST FELLOWSHIP

LEVEL: Master, Doctorate.
DEADLINE : September 13, 2022
FUNDING: Fully funded.
TARGET GROUP: All nationalities.

BENEFITS OF THE KAUST FELLOWSHIP

Each student admitted to a master’s or doctoral program receives the KAUST scholarship. It grants him/her:

  • Full tuition coverage.
  • A monthly stipend ($20,000 to $30,000 per year), depending on qualifications and degree progress
  • On-campus housing.
  • Full medical and dental coverage.
  • Relocation allowance.

AVAILABLE AREAS OF STUDY

KAUST is dedicated to scientific research and offers only graduate degrees (master and doctorate). KAUST University offers master and doctoral degrees in the following fields:

  • Petroleum engineering,
  • Materials science,
  • Chemical Engineering,
  • Mechanical Engineering,
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering,
  • Earth and Marine Sciences,
  • Geophysics,
  • Statistics and Operations Research,
  • Computer Science and Information Systems,
  • Biological Sciences,
  • Environmental Sciences,
  • Engineering and Technology,
  • Natural Sciences,
  • Agriculture and Forestry,
  • Mathematics,
  • Physics and Astronomy,
  • Life Sciences.
  • Medicine.

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible for KAUST fellowship, applicants must be admitted to a master’s or doctoral program of their choice.

To be considered for a program of study at KAUST, you must:

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree for the master’s level or a master’s degree for the doctoral level in one of the above-mentioned fields of study.
  • Meet a minimum English requirement (79 IBT, or 6.5 IELTS, or 62 PTE, or 176 CAE). The KAUST admission code is 4,107.
  • Upload all required documents (see list below).

HOW TO APPLY TO KAUST?

To apply for KAUST fellowship, please apply to a master’s or doctoral program of your choice. Click on the “Apply” button below and follow the instructions to submit your application.

You will be asked to provide the following documents:

  • Transcripts: A scan of the official transcript provided by the university in the native language with the certified English translation.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV): Your work experience, research experience and any other relevant information.
  • Statement of Purpose: 750 words (approximately) regarding your previous work, preparation for your intended field of study, relevant background and interests, academic plans and career goals. Describe your reasons for applying to a particular KAUST program.
  • Three letters of recommendation: must be written by professors or advisors under whom you have conducted research or taken courses.
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, IBT, CAE or PTE scores.
  • Official GRE results : not required, but is encouraged and can enhance your application. The KAUST admission code is 4,139.

Documents must be, or translated, into English.

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