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World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
Pennsylvania State University, University Park


Date Posted Feb. 4, 2021
Title World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
University Pennsylvania State University, University Park
University Park, PA, United States
Department Architectural Engineering
Application Deadline Mar. 20, 2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Graduate Student
  • Structural Engineering
    Mechanical Engineering
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Construction Engineering/Management
    Architectural (Building & Construction)
 
 

The Penn State Department of Architectural Engineering (AE) is partnering with the World Bank Graduate
Scholarship Program to support AE graduate students from World Bank-eligible member countries to further the
education of their academically prepared citizens via specialized master of science (M.S.) and master of engineering
(M.Eng.) degree programs. The World Bank is offering full scholarships that cover all expenses for mid-career
professionals from specific countries to obtain an M.Eng. degree in architectural engineering. Candidates must have a
minimum of three years of work experience in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-related fields
and a career ambition to use the knowledge gained to positively impact the building stockpile in their home country.
M.S. degree program in architectural engineering.

M.S. degree program in architectural engineering
The Penn State Department of Architectural Engineering is ranked
globally at the top of its field and offers an M.S. in architectural
engineering that contains a mix of research and coursework. M.S.
students take a minimum of 30 credits, including a 6-credit research
thesis. Students who obtain the M.S. degree are well prepared for
positions in the building industry or for continuing their education in
a doctoral program.

M.Eng. degree program in architectural engineering
The M.Eng. in architectural engineering is a 12-month program consisting
of a 30-credit core curriculum. The program is specifically designed with
an ultra-high-performance buildings emphasis to grow the knowledge
base and technical skills of building professionals, policy makers,
and regulators who will return to their home countries to contribute
to advancing the building and construction sectors. Students who
successfully complete the program will be poised to return to their home
countries to contribute to their building and construction sectors through
the engineering of ultra-high-performance and sustainable buildings.

How to qualify

  • Apply and be admitted to the M.S. or
    M.Eng. degree program in architectural
    engineering via the Graduate School portal.
  • Fulfill the World Bank requirements,
    including:
    - Be a citizen of a World Bank-eligible
    country
    - Have three years of
    STEM-related experience
    - Have a bachelor’s degree completed
    at least three years before applying
    - Be employed full time in
    development work
  • Apply to the World Bank Graduate
    Scholarship Program
    Timeline
    The application will be available in early 2021,
    so please continue to check The World Bank
    website for updates.

For more information, please contact Somayeh Asadi, associate
professor and graduate coordinator in architectural engineering,
at sxa51@psu.edu or Scarlet Tobin, graduate programs assistant,
at smw5742@psu.edu. Or visit us online.


  • Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact HR Services at vacancy@psu.edu or 814-865-1473.

    Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Somayeh Asadi
    Architectural Engineering
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park
    The Pennsylvania State University
    104 Engineering Unit a
    University Park, PA 16802
  •  
  • 814-863-2078
  • sxa51@psu.edu

 

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