Full Scholarship for International Students at Khazar University in Azerbaijan, 2017


Khazar University with the support SPE Azerbaijan section is offering a full PhD scholarship within the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. The scholarship is open to both local and international students.

Khazar University Azerbaijani, which directly translates as Caspian University is a private university located in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue only PhD program.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded to the Petroleum Engineering department within the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.  If selected the applicant will also be offered a paid researcher position in a research team working on a fully funded industry scale research project, where he/she will be given an opportunity to work with real field data.

Scholarship Award: Full Ph.D. scholarship is available.

Scholarship can be taken in Azerbaijan

Eligibility: The successful applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Good academic performance records of the previous education stage (high school, bachelor or master programs)
  • IT skills and fluency in programming languages such as Matlab, Pyton, and etc. are very welcomed. An applicant with aforementioned skills will have a competitive advantage.
  • Motivated to study at Khazar University with good scientific research and communication skills.

Nationality: Scholarship is open to both local and international students.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicant needs to

  • Possess a post-graduate diploma (MSc) from local or foreign universities in Geosciences or Petroleum Related Disciplines.
  • Possess an adequate proficiency in the English language.
  • Have a clear understanding of basin and reservoir geology as well as rock mechanics, and good awareness of the petrophysical evaluation of well logs.
  • Be open to teach and share their knowledge as they will be offered a teaching position at the University during the duration of the PhD program.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Good English language skills. Standardized English language test scores are not compulsory. However, the applicants with standardized scores (valid TOEFL/IELTS scores: expired scores are not accepted) will have a competitive advantage. Holders of International Bachelor degree certificates or diplomas from a high school with English as a major medium of instruction do not need a language skill justification document.

How to Apply: All applications should be submitted to the Dean of Engineering College, Hassan Niknafs at hniknafs-at-khazar.org.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is August 31, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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