King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Saudi Arabia – The KAUST Discovery Scholarship is the general scholarship program of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). This program is designed to ensure that any highly talented student who is qualified and eligible to enroll in KAUST will receive full financial support while at the University. Those who receive a Discovery Scholarship will receive full tuition support, a living stipend, and summer and career enrichment programs.
KAUST will offer Discovery Scholarships to all KAUST students â€“ an exceptional level of support intended to attract gifted and talented students from Saudi Arabia and from other countries around the world.
KAUST will offer a pre-enrollment version of this general scholarship program to students attending first-university or bachelor’s degree programs. KAUST will provide financial support to pre-enrollment Discovery Scholarship recipients at their home institutions prior to the University’s opening. Upon graduation, these students will enter KAUST as master’s degree students in September 2009 and 2010 to complete their graduate studies on a fully funded scholarship.
Recipients of the KAUST Discovery Scholarship represent future leaders in science, engineering and technology.
Students may apply for a KAUST Discovery Scholarship directly, or they may be nominated by a professor at their institution.
All applicants must fully complete their online application and send or attach all required documents by November 9, 2007.
For more information please contact:
Institute of International Education
520 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 740
Houston, Texas 77027
Contact Information for Student Applicants:
Tel: +1 (713) 621-6300, ext 23
Fax: +1 (713) 621-0876
Frequently Ask Question about this scholarship:
Definition of KAUST Discovery Scholarship – The KAUST Discovery Scholarship is the general scholarship program of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). The scholarship is designed to attract highly talented students from Saudi Arabia and around the world who are qualified and eligible to enroll in KAUST.Â The University will offer a pre-enrollment version of this general scholarship program to students with one to three years remaining until completion of their first university (bachelorâ€™s) degree.Â Upon graduation, these students will enter KAUST as master’s degree students and complete their graduate studies on a fully funded scholarship.
What does the KAUST Discovery Scholarship provide to awardees?
Students awarded the KAUST Discovery Scholarship will receive the following benefits:
* For the remainder of their first university degree, they will receive:
o Full tuition to complete their first university degree
o A living stipend based on their current city and country of residence
o An allowance to purchase text books
o An allowance to purchase a laptop
o All economy class travel costs associated with their participation in KAUST-sponsored enrichment activities throughout the remainder of their current degree program of study. In particular, travel associated with the following activities:
+ Scholarship award ceremony event
+ Global workshop at the KAUST campus in Saudi Arabia
+ Regional leadership workshop
* Upon the completion of a first university degree program of study, they will receive:
o Admission into a master’s degree program at the KAUST campus in Saudi Arabia
o A full scholarship at KAUST, including tuition, housing and travel costs