Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing PhD and MS/PhD program.
Scholarship Provider: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia
Scholarship can be taken at: Saudi Arabia
Eligibility: KAUST requires a minimum TOEFL score of 79 on the IBT (Internet Based Test) or 6.0 on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System). Only official TOEFL or IELTS scores will be accepted. TOEFL or IELTS scores for tests administered by an educational institution for admission to that particular institution are not acceptable. KAUST does not require the GRE exam for admission. However, they strongly encourage students to take the GRE general test. A high quantitative score on the GRE will enhance a student’s application. Official test results should be sent directly from ETS. The KAUST admissions code is 4139. The average GRE quantitative score for admitted students is currently 774 out of 800.
Scholarship Open for International Students: This KAUST fellowship is available for Saudi Arabian and international students.
Scholarship Description: KAUST aspires to be a destination for scientific and technological education and research. By inspiring discoveries to address global challenges, we strive to serve as a beacon of knowledge that bridges people and cultures for the betterment of humanity. King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is offering PhD and MS/PhD Fellowship for Fall 2016.
Number of award(s): All admitted students receive the benefits of the KAUST Fellowship.
Duration of award(s): The fellowship supports students for the duration of their graduate studies.
What does it cover? KAUST Fellowship includes:
-Full tuition support
-Monthly living allowance (ranging between $20,000-30,000 annual, depending on qualifications and progression through degree programs)
-Medical and dental coverage
Selection Criteria: A TOEFL or IELTS score is not required if the applicant received a degree from an accredited institution in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, or New Zealand.
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: Applications should be submitted online. Also, Submit an official complete university Transcript/ Mark sheets/ Graduation Certificate/ Academic Record from every institution previously attended. A scan of the official transcript provided by the university in the native language must be uploaded into the online application along with the certified English translation. Your transcript must include the university grading scale for all documents submitted. If offered admission, an official final transcript must be sent to the Office of Admissions prior to arrival (during the on boarding process) in a sealed envelope via post.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is January 1st, 2016.