PhD and M.Sc Fully Funded Scholarships in Petroleum Geosciences

  Agbor Taku Junior    October 3, 2019    0




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The Department of Earth Sciences of the Khalifa University is offering fully funded scholarships to students of all nationalities in order to pursue MSc and PhD degrees in petroleum geosciences. We provide high-quality education in geology and geophysics to prepare students for a wide range of socially and ethically responsible professional careers. All our students will take part in innovative projects which are part of our Faculty member’s wide-ranging research activity.

 Project Areas Include:

  • Sedimentology & stratigraphy
  • Geochemistry
  • Geophysics
  • Petrology
  • Micropaleontology

Details of Departmental faculty and research can be found at https://www.ku.ac.ae/academics/college-of-arts-and-sciences/department/department-of-earth-sciences/

Requirements:

Master’s Degree Program Applicants:

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 out of 4.0, or equivalent (e.g. an upper second-class honors in a UK-style degree, from a reputable accredited institution).
  • A minimum level of English proficiency in the form of either:
  • iBT TOEFL (internet-based test) score of 91 or equivalent, or
  • Overall academic IELTS score of 6.5, or
  • 1550 EmSAT English score
  • A minimum quantitative score of 150 in the general Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • A minimum of two referee recommendations (provided via online form).
  • Statement of purpose (500-1,000 words).
  • Admission interview.

 



 Doctorate Degree Program Applicants:

  • Completion of a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline with a minimum CGPA of 3.25 out of 4.0, or equivalent (e.g. an upper second-class honors in UK-style Master by taught courses with a minimum average of 63% or a Pass in a Master by Research/MPhil) from a reputable accredited institution.
  • A minimum level of English proficiency in the form of either:
  • iBT TOEFL (internet-based test) score of 91 or equivalent, or
  • overall academic IELTS score of 6.5, or
  • 1550 EmSAT English score
  • A minimum quantitative score of 150 in the general Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required for admission to all Doctorate programs. Applicants for all programs should attempt all three sections of the GRE.
  • A minimum of two referee recommendations (provided via online form).
  • Statement of purpose (500-1,000 words).
  • Research statement (500-1,000 words).
  • Admission interview.

English Language Test Exemptions:

Subject to review and approval, the English test score requirement (TOEFL, IELTS or EmSAT) may be waived for an applicant who is:

  • A native English speaker who has completed his/her Bachelor’s/Master’s degree qualification in an English-medium institution, or
  • A graduate from an English-medium institution who can provide evidence of acquiring a minimum overall academic IELTS score of 6.0, or a minimum TOEFL score of 79 iBT (or equivalent), or a minimum EmSAT English score of 1400 at the time of admission to the completed Bachelor’s/Master’s degree program.

Positions are open to all nationalities. Position is fully funded including tuition and a monthly stipend.



Application and details of minimum requirements for application can be found on https://www.ku.ac.ae/admissions/graduate-admissions/

Deadline for Application: 31 Oct. 2019

Applicants should email Dr. Aisha Al Suwaidi (Aisha.alsuwaidi@ku.ac.ae) for additional details.