Scholarships in Nigeria to study abroad 2019

PhD Scholarship by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

On August 25 – September 8, 2019, KAUST will host eligible international BS/BSc and MS students for an Applied Mathematics workshop. You will be exposed to several aspects of Applied Mathematics, including homogenization, numerics for partial differential equations and mean field games. You will also improve on a range of Scientific Research Skills used in this academic sphere. The course includes lectures and lab work and students on the program will attempt to produce a collaborative research paper.?

Mathematical concepts and techniques are used in virtually all fields of science and engineering. Mathematics can enable exciting new discoveries and techniques. This school will expose the participating students to the frontiers of Applied Mathematics Research at KAUST.

A research paper previously published by student interns on this course can be found on-line here:

The four main topics of research that include tutorials are:
Mean Field Games
Numerics for PDEs
Scientific Research Skills


Aim and Benefits

  • Workshop Stipend ( $500USD )
  • Round-trip airfare to/from city of departure-Jeddah (KAUST)
  • Health insurance
  • Private bedroom and bath in a shared residential suite
  • Visa fees (Students must have valid passport)
  • Access to community recreational resources
  • Social and cultural activities

List of Courses for PhD Scholarship

Requirments for Scholarship PhD Qualification

The 2019 Applied Mathematics Workshop is an opportunity for exceptionally qualified international baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate students to conduct research with faculty mentors.
Students who have completed a minimum of their 3rd-year of baccalaureate studies OR completed their baccalaureate (Bachelor’s degree) OR be pursuing a post- baccalaureate (Master’s degree).
A cumulative grade point average (GPA) that exceeds 3.50 /4.00 (14/20: Equivalent to ECTS B).
Demonstrated English reading comprehension, speaking, listening and writing abilities. Recommended levels, TOEFL score of 79 on the IBT or 6.0 on the IELTS.

Interview date, Process and Venue


June 15: Applications Close

July 15: KAUST Interviews completed

August 15: Visa issued, flights booked onboarding begins

August 25th: First day of internship

September 8th:  End of internship

Required Documents for Application

  1. An official academic transcript(s) or a certified translation if the original transcript(s) is not in English from current and previous institutions.
  2. Personal Statement of Intent.
  3. Letter of recommendation from current or previous faculty advisor.
  4. A valid passport (with six months validity).

Application Deadline

June 15, 2019 .

How to apply

  1. Click the "Apply Now" link below. 
  2. Create an Account.
  3. Log into your account.
  4. Upload the required documents and then click Submit.
Interested and qualified? Go to King Abdullah University of Science and Technology on to apply

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