KAUST Fellowship for PhD and MS/PhD students

  • Master, Phd
  • Fully Funded
  • 6 January 2017
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The KAUST Fellowship is the general scholarship program of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). KAUST aspires to be a destination for scientific and technological education and research. By inspiring discoveries to address global challenges, KAUST strives to serve as a beacon of knowledge that bridges people and cultures for the betterment of humanity.

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

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). 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.

Benefits

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.

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