Global PhD Student Fellowship in Psychology

The NYU Abu Dhabi Global PhD Student Fellowship is offered in collaboration with the Graduate School of Arts and Science at NYU New York.

The program generally involves one to two years of classwork at NYU New York, followed by three to four years of research at NYU Abu Dhabi. If selected, the doctorate is fully funded under the NYU Abu Dhabi Global PhD Student Fellowship.

Key Features of the Fellowship

  • New York University degree upon graduation
  • Access to the extraordinary resources of the NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science
  • Graduate coursework in New York
  • Cutting-edge research opportunities in NYU Abu Dhabi’s labs
  • Tuition, fees, and health insurance provided throughout the program
  • Generous research assistantship and stipend provided by NYU Abu Dhabi throughout the program
  • Assistance for degree-related travel between Abu Dhabi and New York
  • Campus accommodation at no cost in Abu Dhabi
  • A contribution toward accommodation costs in New York
  • Career development assistance at both campuses

Fall 2020 Applications

The application for Fall 2020 is now open, with a deadline of December 1, 2019. Applications are only accepted for the fall semester.

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