Application Timeline

Applications for September 2020 will open on October 1, 2019.

Once applications are received:

  • KACST and MIT will review the candidates and conduct video conference interviews with finalists. MIT will make final selection of fellows for admission. Interviews will take place beginning in early February 2020, and admission notifications will be sent no later than 28 February 2020.
  • Admitted fellows will be required to provide a letter by 1 June 2020 granting leave from their university. 
  • MIT will work 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 1 June 2020.
  • Admitted fellows will begin their fellowship in September 2020.