KING ABDULLAH UNIVERSITY SAUDI ARABIA (KAUST) MS AND PHD SCHOLARSHIPS 2017

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Applications are invited for KAUST Fellowship for enrolling in PhD and MS/PhD program for Spring 2017

Applications are open now

Subjects offered

Fellowship is awarded in all subjects offered at KAUST.
Field of study

MS program.
PhD Program.

Application Requirements

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). The KAUST admissions code is 4107. 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.

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.

KAUST does not require the GRE exam for admission. However, we 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.

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 onboarding process) in a sealed envelope to:
Office of Admissions
Graduate Affairs
Building 9, Suite 4328
4700 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Thuwal, Jeddah 23955-6900
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

How To prepare applications 

You must have three letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf. Letters of recommendation are important and should be written by professors or advisers under whom you have pursued research or taken courses in your major field of study. Recommendation letters should be submitted through the application directly from your referee. Referee should provide details about how he/she knows your work, as well as comparative statements (e.g., top 1% of class, best in past five years, etc.), and insight into your research ability. Also please add your Curriculum Vitae (CV).

Financial Support

All admitted students receive the benefits of the KAUST Fellowship which supports students for the duration of their graduate studies. The benefits of the KAUST Fellowship include:

  • Full tuition support
  • Monthly living allowance (ranging between $20,000-30,000 annual, depending on qualifications and progression through degree programs)
  • Housing*
  • Medical and dental coverage*
  • Relocation support

* Charges may apply to dependent housing and medical and dental coverage.

PhD Eligibility Criteria

Ph.D. program requires the successful completion of at least 96 credit hours, (inclusive of previous Master’s Degree coursework). Qualification and advancement to candidacy are contingent upon

Successfully passing Ph.D. coursework

Designating a research advisor

Successfully passing a qualifying exam

Writing and orally defending a research proposal. Possible outcomes include pass, failure with complete retake, failures with partial retake, and failure with no retake. Students not permitted to retake the exam, or who fail the retake, will be dismissed from the University. The maximum allotted time for advancement to candidacy for a student entering with a M.S. degree is two years; three years for students entering with a B.S.

How to Apply/Documents Required/Application Form Download

Applications should be submitted online.

Click on the link to apply now Online Application

Attach all documents like university Transcript/ Mark sheets/ Graduation Certificate/ Academic and other necessary documents

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.

Please keep in mind Personal Statement is very crucial in this application. Through Personal Statement your have chance to tell your story: who are you? what matters to you? what are you hoping to do in the world? Your academic transcript, your list of activities and your reference letters will provide the substantive detail of your commitments and accomplishments. This essay gives you the opportunity to cast the overarching narrative for the selection committee. It is important that you give a clear statement of what you wish to study at KAUST and why.

Award:

Financial Support
All admitted students receive the benefits of the KAUST Fellowship which supports students for the duration of their graduate studies. The benefits of the KAUST Fellowship include:
Full tuition support
Monthly living allowance (ranging between $20,000-30,000 annual, depending on qualifications and progression through degree programs)
Housing*
Medical and dental coverage*
Relocation support
* Charges may apply to dependent housing and medical and dental coverage

Contact us

Mailing Address
Graduate Affairs
Engineering Building (Building 9), Suite 4328
4700 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Thuwal 23955-6900
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

admissions@kaust.edu.sa

For details please visit following website


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