MSc Scholarship in Marine Geosciences at the University of Haifa in Israel, 2017

MSc Scholarship in Marine Geosciences at the University of Haifa in Israel, and applications are submitted till  end of August (Contact us at for details) The University of Haifa is offering M.Sc. Scholarship in Marine Geosciences. The scholarship is open to students who have an accredited BSc degree in geology, geophysics, marine science or other related sciences. The scholarship covers the cost of tuition for the duration of the program. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): University of Haifa
 | Israel

Level: undergraduate degree

Field(s): field of Marine Geosciences

Deadline:  end of August(Contact us at for details)

Funded By: The University of Haifa

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): This  Scholarship in Marine Geosciences are targeted for International students

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified

Scholarship Duration: Scholarship is offered for  the duration of the program.

Scholarship covers: Scholarship covers cost of full-tuition.


‣  The University of Haifa (Hebrew: אוניברסיטת חיפה‎, Arabic: جامعة حيفا‎) is a public research university in HaifaIsrael.

The University of Haifa was founded in 1963 by Haifa mayor Abba Hushi, to operate under the academic auspices of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Haifa university is located on Mount Carmel. In 1972 University of Haifa declared its independence and became the sixth academic institution in Israel and the fourth university.

The International MSc Scholarship in Marine Geosciences prepares students for careers in all aspects of exploration and production of the world’s energy resources.

Using the Eastern Mediterranean Sea as a natural marine laboratory, the programprovides students with a unique opportunity to develop practical scientific experience at sea, together with hands-on training on the most advanced computer software.


‣ The MSc Scholarship in Marine Geosciences is open to students who have an accredited B.Sc. degree in geology, geophysics, marine science or other related sciences.

‣ To be eligible for the scholarship you will need to apply to the program

Admission Requirements and Prerequisites

• Accredited B.Sc. degree from a recognized academic institution in geology, geophysics, marine science, engineering or other related sciences (complementary studies may be required), with a minimum grade of 80 or equivalent.
• Department pre-requisites are a basic knowledge of science in the following areas: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Atmosphere, English and Computers.
• TOEFL scores (if native language is not English or candidates have not previously studied in an institution of higher education where the language of instruction is English) of at least 550 (paper-based test), 213 (computer-based test) or 80 (internet-based test). Applicants that have obtained an official exemption from English during undergraduate studies or on Psychometric Entrance Test, will be exempt from taking the TOEFL (the official exemption should be submitted).
• Curriculum Vitae
• Research statement – goals and aims of the planned research (500-750 words)
• Official diploma and grade transcripts
• Suitable applicants will be interviewed.

Completion studies

Students who do not have basic knowledge in mathematics, physics, chemistry, geology, atmosphere and computing will be required to successfully complete courses in these areas before being accepted into the program. DMG workshops may, in some cases, be used to fill this gap in knowledge. Applicants of undergraduate degree in other subjects may be accepted for graduate studies in the department according to the decision of the Departmental Committee of Master's Degree Studies. The committee will adjust a personal complementary study program according to the student's academic background and research subject requirements. Finishing the complementary studies with a minimal grade of 85 is a condition for continuing the graduate studies program in the Department.

Terms of continuing from first year to second year of studies:

• During the first semester, the student will be obligated to find a potential advisor from the members of the academic staff of the department and agree on a research subject. Advisor's agreement and announcement on readiness to advise the student in his thesis is a prerequisite for continuing to the second semester.
• Minimal Final weighted grade of obligatory courses of the first year is 80.
• Submission of a thesis proposal before the beginning of the third semester.

Program Structure

This two years program begin in the fall semester. It includes courses, fieldtrips, hands-on workshops and an educational cruise. The program consists of 32 credits: core courses – 18, elective courses -14. Decision upon the elective courses should be approved by both the thesis advisor and the Departmental Committee of Master's Degree Studies.
Final Grade Composition

• Courses (including two seminar works) 30%
• Thesis 50%
• Thesis defense 20%

Contact Us: 

Mrs. Merav Eilon
Administrative assistant
Phone #: +972-4-8288794
Sun - Thu: 08:00 - 16:00

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Applicants are required to apply via email.(Contact us at for details)

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on end of August ((Contact us at for details)

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more Information about MSc Scholarship in Marine Geosciences


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