Search this forum
Subscribe in a Reader
Find us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Follow StudTravelForum on Twitter

DEADLINE 1 October 2011 - ExxonMobil Middle East and North Africa Scholars Program

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Expired DEADLINE 1 October 2011 - ExxonMobil Middle East and North Africa Scholars Program

Post by lisa on Tue 07 Jun 2011, 20:29

ExxonMobil Middle East and North Africa Scholars Program

Through this unique scholarship opportunity, ExxonMobil aims to contribute to the Middle East and North Africa region by helping to develop highly skilled and culturally adept individuals, with a primary focus on geoscience.

Who should apply?
Citizens of Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia or the UAE who have a Bachelor's degree in Geoscience, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math or Geography. Candidates must have lived in the Middle East/North Africa for 15 years & be fluent in Arabic.

What is included?
Recipients will receive full tuition for the completion of a Master's Degree in Geosciences, Engineering, or Business. The program also provides a stipend for housing and living expenses and includes medical insurance, textbook and computer allowances, transportation to the U.S. at the inception and conclusion of the program, visa and academic support, and an intensive orientation program.

Finalists for the scholarship are invited to a three day short course event, traditionally held in Turkey or the United Arab Emirates. Short course attendees will develop business skills related to the energy industry and network with colleagues from across the Middle East and North Africa regions.

Scholarship recipients will be placed by the Institute of International Education in a leading university in the United States, according to the strengths and research interests of the applicant. Recipients receive full tuition, housing and living expense stipends, medical insurance, and textbook and computer allowances. The award also includes transportation to the United States, visa and academic support, an intensive orientation program, and a yearly professional development and networking conference. Summer internships with ExxonMobil are also possible.

The program also seeks to build relationships with academic leaders by offering a Faculty Sponsor Program to the home academic departments of the successful scholars.

Applicants must meet the following requirements to be eligible:
- Hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in Geoscience, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math or Geography.
- Be a citizen of Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia or the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E).
- Demonstrate a history of academic excellence and native fluency in Arabic
- Exhibit exceptional leadership skills and cultural competency
- Be willing and able to travel to a regional location for a final selection activity
- Have valid passports
- Demonstrate English proficiency
- Be willing and able to reside in the United States for the full duration of study; dependents may not accompany scholarship recipients to the U.S.
- Register for the Graduate Record Exam (GRE).

For further information, visit ExxonMobil Scholars Program website here

lisa

Female Number of posts : 57
Reputation : 0
Points : 162
Registration date : 2009-02-21

View user profile

Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum