MEDRC announces 2012 scholarship deadline

The Middle East Desalination Research Center (MEDRC) has announced its 2012 Scholarship Fund for students from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

The deadline for applications will be 30 June 2012. Applicants must be nationals from a MENA country holding the equivalent of a BSc or MSc.

The scholarship program offers graduate students from the MENA region the opportunity to study at universities around the world while participating in a MEDRC research project. Through this approach, it is expected that students will gain skills that will make a long-term contribution to the further development of desalination in their respective countries.

The program also aims to increase cross-cultural understanding by stimulating international exchange.

The core and strength of the program is its growing circle of university partners. Universities that have participated in this program include: University of Florida, University of Ottawa, UNESCO-IHE, Glasgow Caledonian University, University of Nottingham, Illinois Institute of Technology University of Angers, University of Calabria, University of Hull, University of Roma La Sapienza, Technische Universität München, University of Complutense of Madrid, KU Leuven, American University of Beirut.

More information can obtained from [email protected].