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The World needs Science,
Science needs women

Middle East Regional Fellowship

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Program preview

Partners :

  • Khalifa University

Number of
fellowships given :

6 annual Fellowships

fellowships amount :

20 000 € for Postdoctoral Researchers 8 000 € for PHD Students

Requirements :

  • Doctoral & Postdoctoral level
  • Life & Physical Sciences Fields
  • Being an Arab national
  • Maximum 45 years old for Postdoctoral candidates
  • Maximum 30 years old for PHD Students candidates
  • Working in a Research Laboratory, Institute, or University in GCC & Yemen

Top 3 selection criteria :

  • The candidate’s outstanding academic record (including number, quality and impact of the publications, conference presentations, patents…).
  • The scientific quality of the research project
  • The innovative approach (rationale, relevance, originality, outputs, applications, etc.) and the expected outcomes of the research

Launch year :


Number of fellowships given to date :



2019 Rules & Regulations (English)



Next call
for application :

March 26th 2019

Deadline :

June 30th 2019

Date of ceremony :

TBC - 4.11.2019 Till  15.11.2019


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