The Award consists of generous funding for up to four years to continue the scholar's research project, a living stipend and travel funds.
The King Abdullah Scholar Award is an opportunity to recognize excellence in academics and research by select graduate students from around the world.
King Abdullah Scholars will not be required to matriculate at KAUST for the duration of the award.
Awardees will represent KAUST as "ambassadors" at their home institutions, participate in KAUST events, and engage in summer research activities at KAUST.
Benefits of the King Abdullah Scholar Award will include the following:
KAUST will invite a selected number of graduate research universities from across the globe to nominate candidates for the award.
Nominations are judged on merit in an open and independent review conducted by a selection panel composed of international higher education experts and premier global research faculty.
Once nominated, the applicants must complete an online application. The selection panel will recommend finalists to KAUST officials, who will endorse the final selection.
All applicants are required to submit the following information:
The deadline for King Abdullah Scholar Award will be announced in October
More information see; King Abdullah Scholar Award