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King Abdulaziz University Scholarship in Saudi Arabia

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The prestigious King Abdulaziz University Scholarship 2020-21 is now open for applications. King Abdulaziz University is offering fully-funded scholarships for masters and doctoral programs. 

KAU International scholarships in Saudi Arabia are available in multiple disciplines. All the expenses of the selected students will be covered by the university.

King Abdulaziz University is a public university in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It was established in 1967 as a private university, by a group of businessmen led by Muhammad Abu Bakr Bakhashab and including writer Hamza Bogary. 

King Abdulaziz University Scholarship Details

  • Host Institution: King Abdulaziz University (KAU), in Saudi Arabia.
  • Field of Study: For PhD Candidates: Faculty of Arts & Humanities, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Meteorology, Environment Arid Land Agriculture, Faculty of Marine Science, Faculty of Environmental Design, Faculty of Computing & Information Technology.
    For Master’s Candidates: Faculty of Arts & Humanities, Faculty of Economics and Administration, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Meteorology, Environment Arid Land Agriculture, Faculty of Marine Science, Faculty of Environmental Design, Faculty of Computing & Information Technology.
  • Number of awards: Not specified.
  • Duration: Duration of the student’s programme.
  • Eligible countries: Open to all Nationalities

King Abdulaziz University Scholarship Benefits

The King Abdulaziz University Scholarship provides successful applicants with:

  • A monthly bursary of SR 900
  • A monthly bursary SR 1000 (a research assistant without summer time).
  • A preparation allowance when coming for the first time of SR 1,800.
  • The candidate would receive the health care.
  • Providing an accommodation and facilities.
  • Subsidized meals can be provided for the candidate.
  • A total sum of SR 4,000 for PhD, and SR 3.000 for masters’ allowance for printing the thesis.
  • An allowance of SR 2,700 for shipping books (when graduated).
  • Providing the candidate with a two-way ticket annually.

Available Disciplines at KAU:

Disciplines Available for MSc

Faculty of Arts & Humanities:

  • Arabic Language And Literature
  • Islamic Law Studies
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Information Science
  • English Language
  • History

Faculty of Economics and Administration:

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Public Administration
  • Economics

Faculty of Science:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Astronomical Sciences

Faculty of Engineering:

  • Thermal Engineering And Desalination
  • Mining Engineering
  • Electrical And Computer Engineering
  • Medical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Aeronautic Engineering
  • Production Engineering & Mechanical System Design
  • Industrial Engineering

Faculty of Meteorology, Environment Arid Land Agriculture:

  • Arid Land Agriculture
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Hydrology And Water Ressources Management

Faculty of Marine Science:

  • Marine Biology
  • Marine Physics
  • Marine Chemistry
  • Marine Geology

Faculty of Environmental Design:

  • Urban And Regional Planning
  • Architecture

Faculty of Computing & Information Technology:

  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Information System

Disciplines Available for Ph.D

Faculty of Arts & Humanities:

  • Arabic Language And Literature
  • Islamic Law Studies
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Information Science
  • English Language
  • History

Faculty of Science:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Astronomical Sciences

Faculty of Engineering:

  • Thermal Engineering And Desalination
  • Mining Engineering
  • Electrical And Computer Engineering
  • Medical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Aeronautic Engineering
  • Production Engineering & Mechanical System Design
  • Industrial Engineering

Faculty of Meteorology, Environment Arid Land Agriculture:

  • Arid Land Agriculture
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Hydrology And Water Resources Management

Faculty of Marine Science:

  • Marine Biology
  • Marine Physics
  • Marine Chemistry
  • Marine Geology

Faculty of Environmental Design:

  • Urban And Regional Planning
  • Architecture

Faculty of Computing & Information Technology:

  • Information Technology

King Abdulaziz University Scholarship Eligibility

To qualify for this scholarship, Applicants must:

  • not have more than (35) years old for PhD, and (30) years old for Masters.
  • have a university degree from an accredited college or university and should have a degree with “very good” at least.
  • be in good health and have a record of good Conduct.
  • not have been dismissed from any university in the kingdom.
  • pass English exams (Only for candidates from non-English-speaking countries) and obtain minimum scores are as follow:
    • TOEFL (PBT) = 500
    • TOEFL (CBT) = 173
    • TOEFL (IBT) = 61
    • IELTS = 5

Tasks and Duties of Scholarship Student:

  • Graduate scholarship students are expected to fulfill their research obligations to the best of their knowledge, training, and ability; to carry out their responsibilities and perform their duties in accordance with all relevant KAU rules and regulations.
  • They should devote a sufficient amount of time and energy towards achieving their degree.

Required Documents:

Prepare the following documents for the King Abdulaziz University Scholarship for foreign students. 

  • Curriculum vitae for the applicant.
  • The statement of purpose must be in English for all programs except in Islamic Studies and Arabic Language.
  • A copy of the graduation certificate (certified from Saudi Embassy).
  • A copy of the transcript (certified from Saudi Embassy).
  • Recommendation letters should be submitted from two of his former professors.
  • A copy of a valid passport at least one year.

How to Apply for KAU Scholarships in Saudi Arabia?

International students should submit the online application, for more detailed information, please read the instructions, admission requirements, required documents and transcripts, deadlines, and more for your program choices before beginning your application.

Application Deadline:

  • The KAU Graduate Studies Scholarships are open all year. There is no deadline. 

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