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The Graduate Field of Near Eastern studies emphasizes the languages, literatures, history, cultures and societies of the Near East. It is designed to help doctoral students acquaint themselves with the fundamental elements of these cultures and societies, and also to acquire a high degree of specialization in one or more of the following areas:
Candidates for the Ph.D. degree are expected to demonstrate mastery in the language or languages of the main texts that are directly related to the topic of their dissertations.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
All Near Eastern Studies doctoral students studying on campus receive Cornell University Fellowships (referred to as Sage Fellowships or Cornell Fellowships depending on the field of study). These fellowships include full tuition, a nine-month stipend and Cornell individual student health insurance. A summer stipend may also be provided to students.
Cornell University Fellowships are awarded at the time of admission. Prospective students apply for fellowships on the admissions application.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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