KAUST EMPOWERS EXCELLENCE THROUGH SCIENTIFIC EXPLORATION!
Each proposal receives an independent annual research budget of up to $45,000, along with a yearly living stipend of $75,000 plus benefits including medical insurance, accommodation, schooling, relocation, and travel allowances to focus on your independent research on a full-time basis.
This is a unique opportunity to embark on a new journey, shape your future career trajectory and pursue your dream of being recognized for your research impact and excellence. The program helps you transition towards a competitive independent research career and build your own future career path.
Easy access to research tools, equipment, unparalleled laboratory facilities and expertise working with your host Faculty Primary Investigator (PI) at KAUST. KAUST offers adequate support and opportunities to create impact through your research, whether it leads to a potential new discovery, invention, influential results and/or publications.
KAUST is more than a university, we are a community! We are part of your Fellowship journey in a supportive intellectual environment that enhances your scientific endeavors, personal and professional development. We offer networking opportunities for your career success and an overall culture of innovation, scientific rigor, and workplace joy.
Unlimited access to a variety of Learning & Development programs including KAUST Mentoring Program, Harvard Higher Education Teaching Certificate, and Leadership Programs/ Certificates. The Global Fellowship seminar shall also contribute to your personal & professional development with thematic sessions, VIP speakers, workshops, networking opportunities, and shared learning from the other fellows and alumni.
KAUST facilitates the introduction and networking between the KAUST research community and a global set of external organizations operating in academia, industry, government agencies, funding bodies and other external partners towards the development of successful partnerships.
To be an internationally recognized Fellowship that supports and empowers early career scientists and engineers to unlock their full potential and shape the future by turning their research into real–world solutions.
To complement, support, contribute and advance current research activities at KAUST across all divisions and research centers.
Nominated KAUST Global Fellows