THE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM FOR EMERGING RESEARCH LEADERS
The KAUST Global Fellowship Program supports outstanding emerging research leaders and scientists from around the world to build their path towards a fully independent career. The program inspires the young generation of scientists and engineers to explore and address global challenges and opportunities for the benefit of humanity. The program is merit based, targeting excellent postdocs with breakthrough ideas to complement, support, contribute and advance the major research initiatives of KAUST. In our 'research-first' environment, Global Fellows have full access to key research tools, equipment, unparalleled facilities, and expertise surrounded by a strong community of excellence.
11 December, 2022
New perspectives, new discoveries
The KAUST Global Fellowship Program is an immersive, three-year experience that provides emerging scientific and engineering leaders the funding, knowledge, network, facilities and lab access, and community they need at the early stages of their independent research careers. The Fellowship is offering, access to up to 45,000$ of independent research funding, competitive annual stipend, and benefits, as well as professional development and mentoring programs.
We are seeking scientists and engineers active across the five Research Pillars of KAUST: Water, Environment, Food & Health, Energy, and the Digital domain. Most importantly, we are looking for ambitious scientific and technological changemakers with groundbreaking research ideas aiming to explore and find solutions to global challenges and contribute to the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.
Applications for the 2023 Fellowship are now open through January 15, 2023. If you know someone who would benefit from the KAUST Global Fellowship, share this opportunity with them. If you are a scientist or engineer on the path to impact and want to apply for Cohort 2023, explore the possibilities available through the KAUST Global Fellowship and apply to join our community of excellence!