Application Timeline

PLEASE NOTE: KACST IS THE NEW SPONSOR OF THE PROGRAM. THE FIRST YEAR OF KACST IBN KHALDUN FELLOWSHIPS WILL RUN FROM JANUARY 2019 THROUGH DECEMBER 2019

The 2019 Application Deadline is Sunday, July 15, 2018

Once applications are received:

  • KACST screens all applicants to ensure they meet the minimum criteria and forwards the short listed applications to MIT by: July 31, 2018
  • A group of MIT faculty reviews the short listed applications, conducts video conference interviews, and selects fellows for admission: No later than August 31, 2018
  • The deadline by which selected fellows must acquire final university approval letter for fellowship leave is: September 30, 2018
  • MIT works to pair each fellow with a faculty advisor and start the appointment/U.S. visa process. This is an ongoing process starting with initial acceptance but visa paperwork must be started by: No later than September 30, 2018
  • THE FIRST YEAR OF KACST IBN KHALDUN FELLOWSHIPS WILL RUN FROM JANUARY 2019 THROUGH DECEMBER 2019