Knowledge E | Applying for Overseas PhD Programmes (Egyptian Knowledge Bank) Asyut, Egypt

Applying for Overseas PhD Programmes (Egyptian Knowledge Bank) Asyut, Egypt

Start Date: May 15, 2017

End Date: May 15, 2017

Venue: Asyut, Egypt


This course will provide insights and guidance to prospective PhD scholars on how to approach and apply for international postgraduate study. The session will be instructive and give an overview of potential study-abroad opportunities. The session will include interactive exercises and display a variety of tools that can be utilized by the prospective scholars. There will be a series of short lectures and activities with breaks for questions, comments and input from participants. This course will aim to provide participants with a greater understating of:

– Types of postgraduate study
– Considerations for studying abroad
– Identifying potential PhD programs and mentors
– Meeting entry requirements and the application process
– Scholarship opportunities


Samantha Miles
(M.Ed.) Higher Education Leadership
Head of Training & Communities, Knowledge E

Throughout her career, Samantha has worked in the higher education sectors of the USA, Australia, and the UAE. Her professional experience ranges throughout the divisions of both academic affairs and student affairs in departments including community engagement, academic support and retention, leadership development, learning communities, and teaching at the undergraduate level.

Samantha is passionate about experiential education, helping others to realize their own leadership potential, and working with diverse populations. Her research and teaching interests include global dexterity, community engagement, leadership, and teaching excellence. She has been living in Dubai for 2 years and is originally from the USA and New Zealand. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education awarded by the University of Central Florida and a Master’s degree in Higher Education Leadership from Florida Atlantic University.