King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, CEMSE Division

Fellowship ID: 2170-PHDPOSITION [#17042]
Fellowship Title: Al-Khwarizmi KAUST PhD Doctoral Fellowship
Fellowship Type: Fellowship or award
Fellowship Location: Thuwal, Jeddah 23955-6900, Saudi Arabia [map]
Subject Areas: STEM, Biological, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Enviromental Science, Geosciences, Information Science, Mathematics, Physics, Technology
Application Deadline: 2021/01/22 5:00PMhelp popup (listed until 2021/01/22)
Fellowship Description:    

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Call for Al-Khwarizmi Doctoral Fellowships

The Al-Khwarizmi Graduate Fellowship scheme invites applications for doctoral fellowships, with the submission deadline of 22 January 2021, 17:00 CET. The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with support from the European Science Foundation (ESF) launches a competitive doctoral fellowship scheme to welcome 16 students from the European continent for a research journey to a top international university in the Middle East. The selected applicants will be offered generous stipends and free tuition for Ph.D. studies within one of the KAUST academic programs.

Terms of Fellowships • Duration: 3 years. Extensions may be considered in duly justified cases; • Stipend: USD 38,000; • Free tuition, free student housing on campus, relocation support, and medical and dental coverage; • Supplementary grant of USD 6,000 for research-related expenses;

Research topics The proposed research can be within any topical area of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) represented at the three academic divisions of KAUST. The applicants are advised to explore KAUST research topics before applying.

Host organization The Al-Khwarizmi Graduate Fellowships are named after the 9th century Middle Eastern mathematician whose major works introduced Hindu-Arabic numerals and the concepts of algebra into European mathematics.

KAUST focuses on the advancement of science and technology through cutting-edge research integrated with graduate education in science and technology areas. Being a multi-cultural environment, with over 100 different nationalities represented on campus, the University strives to serve as a beacon of knowledge that bridges people and cultures for the betterment of humanity. KAUST features a modern, self-sufficient campus on the coast of the Red Sea with state-of-the-art research infrastructure. As a small graduate-only university, KAUST emphasizes research excellence; it ranks #1 in the world in QS ranking in the category of “Citations per Faculty” and #1 in the a3 ranking of top 20 universities under 20 years of age.

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