KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM & MINERALS (KFUPM)
DEANSHIP OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
The Deanship of Graduate Studies at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) is pleased to invite your attention that application to Graduate Studies at KFUPM is now open online from the link http://ift.tt/1F1jeeM until Feb. 28, 2015. KFUPM provides full MS and PhD scholarships for distinguished graduate applicants who demonstrate high potential for conducting original research in the fields of Engineering, Sciences and Business.
Distinguished Partnership of KFUPM with International Institutions
KFUPM has very strong collaborative partnership on conducting innovative research with the following international institutions:
MIT: Clean Water and Clean Energy.
Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech): Geo-signal Processing and Smart Grids.
Stanford: Oil, Gas and Geosciences.
California Institute of Technology (Caltech): Petrochemicals and Polymers.
Technical University of Munich: Refining and Petrochemicals.
Cambridge University: Oil and Gas.
National University of Singapore: Refining and Petrochemicals
KAUST: Many research disciplines in Engineering and Sciences.
Saudi Aramco (the largest oil company worldwide): Many research disciplines.
SABIC (one of the leading petrochemical companies worldwide): Refining, Petrochemical and Polymers.
In addition to many world-class universities and industries on different research fields.
Centers for Research Excellence at KFUPM
To provide extreme support for research in areas of excellence, KFUPM has established National Centers for Research Excellence in the following areas:
KFUPM-MIT Collaboration Center on Clean Water and Clean Energy (http://ccwce.mit.edu/).
Renewable Energy (http://ift.tt/Y52eeI).
Refining and Petrochemicals (http://ift.tt/V9XJRh).
Transformative Research in Petrochemicals and Polymers (http://ift.tt/V9XLJ2).
Supply Chain Management (http://ift.tt/V9XJRj).
Carbon Capture and Sequestration. (http://ift.tt/1CDVwiJ)
The Research Institute
The Research Institute is the cornerstone of applied research activities at KFUPM, solving critical scientific and technical problems as well as working on turning knowledge into practice. More details are available on the website of the Research Institute at the link: http://ift.tt/Y52ha8
Research Groups at KFUPM
To provide special support for research in focused areas of interest to Saudi Arabia, KFUPM has established 13 Research Groups in Science and Engineering areas. More details are available on the website of the Deanship of Scientific Research at the link: http://ift.tt/V9XJRl
Dhahran Techno-Valley (DTV) at KFUPM
DTV currently hosts the largest assembly of the R&D centers of international service companies related to oil, gas and petrochemical industry. The presence of the DTV international R&D centers boosts the industry-related research activities and make KFUPM research more relevant to industry.
The following companies are present as of now, and many others to join soon:
General Electric (GE), USA, Schlumberger, USA, Yokogawa, Japan, Baker Hughes, USA, Halliburton, USA, Honeywell, USA, UOP, USA, Weatherford, USA, Sipchem, Saudi Arabia, Amiantit, Saudi Arabia.
Online Admission System
The online graduate admission application for the coming Fall Semester 2015-2016 (Starting in Aug. 2015) will be available until Feb. 28, 2015 through this link: http://ift.tt/1F1jeeM
After submission a complete online application, mandatory documents need to be uploaded before March 07, 2015 through the Upload System using the same Login ID and PIN created for the online application using this link: http://ift.tt/V9XLZi
Mandatory documents for application (without which application will not be processed)
Copy of identification (Passport for international applicants / National ID for Saudi nationals / Iqama for residents of Saudi Arabia).
Complete official transcripts for BS degree (and MS degree if applying to PhD).
Statement-of-Purpose (a one-page essay focusing on career and research goals at KFUPM).
Recommendation Letters from academic referees through the online recommendation system after submitting the online application.
Certificates for BS degree (and MS degree if applying to PhD) if degrees granted.
GMAT score (for international MBA applicants).
Other supporting documents (needed for final decision)
TOEFL score (min. is 68 iBT for MS and 79 iBT for PhD) or IELTS score (min. is 6 for MS and 6.5 for PhD).
Acceptable GRE General score (min. Quant. Is 156, min. Analytical Writing is 4.0).
Upon approval, original/certified copies of degree certificate(s) and transcript(s) are to be sent through postal mail.
Deadline for submitting the online application and uploading mandatory documents is Feb. 28, 2015.
Deadline for recommendation letters to be received via the online recommendation system is March 07, 2015.
If there are any questions or further clarifications are required, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or Telephone : +966-3-860-2800, or check our website at: http://ift.tt/Y52bzz
We wish you the best in your endeavor.
Deanship of Graduate Studies
P.O. Box 5055
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)