Call for Doctoral Fellowships

Call for Doctoral Fellowships

Saudi Arabia 11 Feb 2021
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

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The Al-Khwarizmi KAUST Fellowship scheme invites applications for Doctoral Fellowships.

KAUST with support from the European Science Foundation (ESF) launches a competitive doctoral fellowship scheme to welcome 16 students from the European continent for a remarkable research journey. The selected applicants will receive generous stipends and free tuition for Ph.D. studies within of the KAUST academic programs.

Your proposed research can be in any topical area of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) represented at the three academic divisions of KAUST. We suggest you explore KAUST research topics before applying.

The application will be evaluated via an independent peer-review process managed by the ESF.

This Fellowship Opportunity Includes:

Detailed information on the fellowship call can be found here

How to Apply

The Al-Khwarizmi/KAUST Fellowship is a two-step process. Please complete both steps before FEBRUARY 11, 2021 (17:00 CET) to be considered.

STEP 1 - Apply and provide required documentation for Graduate Studies through the Admissions Website.               

Please ensure you have Transcripts, CV, and contact information for three recommendation providers. A Statement of Purpose explaining your interest in the Al-Khwarizmi Fellowship and topic of research is also required.                                             

STEP 2 - Submit your Research Proposal via the ESF Portal, adhering to the template provided.

Access the ESF Portal HERE

We advise you to explore KAUST research topics AND prospective supervisors before applying.

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If you have any questions, or would like to register your interest, we want to hear from you!

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