Fully-funded King Abdulaziz University Scholarships for International Master’s and PhD Students in Saudi Arabia 2023

Written by catherine.caoile on January 16, 2023

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Arts and Culture, Business and Management, Computer and Information Sciences, Computer Science, Engineering, Engineering-Related Technologies, Humanities, Information Technology, Science
  • Country of the Scholarship

    Saudi Arabia
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Master's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

    Monthly subsistence allowance, Travel and visa costs, Insurance, Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    MyKau -800-11
    69528 -800-11

The King Abdulaziz University offers a scholarship for the academic year of 2023-2024, the  King Abdulaziz University Scholarship is open for Undergraduate, master’s, and Ph.D. degree students all over the world who can demonstrate their interest and academic excellence. The scholarship will be one of the prestigious awards for international students with fully-funded awards which will cover the successful student’s tuition fee, insurance, accommodation, airfare travel, and other benefits.

The quantity of KAU Scholarships accessible has expanded from earlier years. KAU University has all study fields. Anybody from any region of the world can apply for the KAU Scholarship Program. All students who are keen on going to the university are urged to apply for these scholarships straightaway. The application is open, so ensure that you apply on a short-order date.

Scholarship Provider: King Abdulaziz University

About the Provider 

King Abdul Aziz University bears the name of the organizer behind the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, King Abdul Aziz. The foundation of this university was in 1387 AH/1967 Promotion as a confidential university, determined to spread advanced education in the western district of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. With the endeavors of the devoted individuals of this country, the fantasy transformed into a reality, and the thought appeared as the individuals from the Preparatory Committee had a gathering with King Faisal container Abdul Aziz, and he, may God show kindness toward him, communicated all endlessly support for the possibility of the undertaking, and shaped the establishing committee of the university headed by the late King Faisal and His Excellency the Minister of Education at the time Hassan receptacle Abdullah Al Sheik.

King Abdulaziz University is one of the leading international universities which aims to contribute to the vision and mission of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. As the university promotes academic excellence and research leadership, its strategic goals will also impact the community and institutional sustainability.

The university’s executive objectives include the following:

  • Improving the academic programs
  • Enrich the students in their educational experience
  • Improve the skills of the academic staff
  • Developing the support system for the education process
  • Scientific Research Innovation and Excellence
  • Developing and creating specialized postgraduate programs
  • Developing innovation, entrepreneurship, and research
  • Support the knowledge of industrial technologies and economic transfer
  • Support the community developments
  • Increase the social awareness
  • Raising the volunteers
  • Increase the diversity of the income resources
  • Increase the spending efficiency
  • Develop the human capital
  • Completing the digital and technological transformations
  • Develop more green environments, concepts, and principles

The university has advanced research centers that enable international students to further their career goals. They have an international community from different cultures and parts of the world that study in the university along with the local students in Saudi Arabia, the community will [provide the students the skills to communicate and bond with the students to develop more interactive education and learn about different cultures.

The university is located in Jeddah and is one of the major commercial centers in Saudi Arabia, because of its modern Renaissance, it turned into a focal point of business and money in Saudi Arabia. Another specialty for Jeddah is that it’s the entryway to the overseer (Mecca and Medina).

Scholarship Summary 

  • Academic Year: 2023-2024
  • Applicant’s Nationality: International
  • Degree Level: Undergraduate, Master and Ph.D. degree
  • Field: Engineering, Science, Humanities, Arts, Information Technology, Computer Engineering and Science, Business Administrations Fields.
  • Duration: NA
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Scholarship Country: Saudi Arabia
  • Scholarship Awards: Fully-funded
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Offered Annually: Yes

Scholarship Eligibility 

Before proceeding with the application process, interested students must meet the eligibility for the scholarship:

  • All students in higher education all over the world are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  • International students must be able to follow and respect the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s rules, culture, and way of living.
  • The students must have good conduct.
  • Recent graduates in the past three years are also encouraged to apply.
  • The undergraduate students must not be younger than 17 years old at the time of their application.
  • The Master’s ad Ph.D. students must not be older than 30 and 35 years old at the time of their application.
  • Must be able to demonstrate academic excellence and leadership skills to motivate other students and contribute to the community.
  • The students must have good communication skills in oral and written English.

Scholarship Application Process 

To apply for the scholarship, interested and eligible students must complete the application form in an online portal provided by the university. Be registered at the Admit Portal and review the scholarship information. Once the application has been completed and submitted, the scholarship committee will evaluate the application.

After the application has been evaluated and screened, the short-listed students will be invited for an interview to submit additional requirements.

Required Documents

As part of the application process, the students are required to submit the following materials:

  • IELTS score of 5.5
  • Two recommendation letters
  • Resume must be updated
  • Statement of purpose
  • Certificates
  • Official transcript of records
  • Valid Passport
  • Photos

Note: Keep in mind that the application will not require any application fees. Late and incomplete applications will not be considered and will be automatically rejected. The application form must be completed including the personal information, which will only be used for educational application purposes.

Scholarship Awards

King Abdul Aziz University will be providing the following awards to successful international students:

  • Monthly Stipends and allowances for the outstanding students
  • Allowance upon arrival
  • Meals
  • Airfare tickets
  • Emergency Subsidies or a financial assistance
  • The scholarship may also allow the scholarship recipient’s family to visit and provide accommodations and health care to both students and families.

Scholarship deadline 

The deadline to complete and submit the application is still open for the academic year of 2023-2024 until further notice.

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