KAUST Global Fellowship Program – Apply Now!

KAUST Global Fellowship Program helps you transition towards a competitive independent research career and build your own future career path.KAUST Global Fellowship Program

KAUST Global Fellowship Program

The 2023 edition of KAUST Global Fellowship Programme is open for Applications. KAUST is offering support for research activities in line with the KAUST Five Research Pillars which are;

  • Water
  • Environment
  • Digital Domain
  • Food & Health and

The available programs for  KAUST Global Fellowship Program include; Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering (BESE), Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering (CEMSE), and Physical Science and Engineering (PSE).

Advance your career with this unique opportunity, It is also a chance for you to pursue your dream of being recognized for your research impact and excellence.

Upon Successful application, the KAUST Global Fellows are expected to live and work at KAUST and undertake work in one of the research laboratories on campus, in Saudi Arabia.

Details About KAUST Global Fellowship Program

  • Type of program: Postgraduate
  • Country: Saudi Arabia
  • Study Institution: The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
  • Gender: Men and Women
  • Application Deadline: January 15, 2023

Benefits of KAUST Global Fellowship Program 2023

  • The fellowship program at KAUST offers each proposal an independent annual research budget of up to $45,000, along with a yearly living stipend of $75,000
  • Plus other benefits including medical insurance, accommodation, schooling, relocation, and travel allowances to focus on their independent research on a full-time basis.
  • Fellows will have easy access to research tools, equipment, unparalleled laboratory facilities and expertise working with their host Faculty Primary Investigator at KAUST.
  • Additionally, KAUST offers adequate support and opportunities to create impact through fellow’s research, whether it leads to a potential new discovery, invention, influential results and publications.
  • Another benefit is an unlimited access to a variety of Learning & Development programmes including KAUST Mentoring Programme, Harvard Higher Education Teaching Certificate, and Leadership Programmes/Certificates.
  • Fellows will receive contributions towards their personal & professional development with thematic sessions, VIP speakers, workshops, networking opportunities, and shared learning from the other fellows and alumni.

How to Apply for KAUST Global Fellowship Program 2023

Criteria for KAUST Global Fellowship Program

  • Applicants are Expected to be within four years of earning their Ph.D.
  • He/She must expect to complete their Ph.D. before the commencement of the Fellowship;
  • An Applicant must be ready to move in KAUST to undertake their proposed three-year research project and also meet all Kingdom of Saudi Arabia requirements to obtain resident status;

Documents Required for Application

Upload the following documents and submit with the online application form:

  • Recent CV (max 4 pages)
  • Research proposal (template)
  • Two publications (links or attachments)
  • A KAUST Host PI letter (template)
  • Two reference letters from referees via email

Application Deadline

January 15, 2023



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