Fully Funded Scholarships to Foreign Students to Pursue Master and PhD Degree in Saudi Arabia

King AbdulAzeez University, Saudi Arabia is offering a fully funded scholarship to international students to pursue Masters and PhD degrees in Saudi Arabia.

Here’s how to apply:

The Target Group

Non-Saudi students (male/female) residing outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia whom they apply to study KAU postgraduate programs (Masters / PhD).

Scholarship Privileges for International Students

These are the seats obtained by non-Saudi students (male or female residing outside the Kingdom) to study in higher education institutions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  1. A monthly bursary.
  2. A preparation allowance when coming for the first time.
  3. The candidate would receive a free health care.
  4. Providing an accommodation, scientific, cultural and social care,
  5. The central Library and facilities.
  6. Subsidized meals can be provided for the candidate.
  7. An allowance for printing the thesis.
  8. An allowance for shipping books (when graduated).
  9. Providing the candidate with a two – way ticket annually.
  10. The opportunity to upgrade the scholarship for distinguished students who have obtained a master’s degree to a doctorate.

KAU General Admission Requirements for International Applicants:

  • The Applicant must have a university degree from an accredited college or university and should have a degree with “very good” at least. (Graduation certificates & transcripts have to be certified from Saudi Embassy).
  • The Applicant’s age does not exceed (40) years For PhD, and (35) years for Masters.
  • The Applicant must have a record of good Conduct and must be medically fit.
  • Recommendation letters should be submitted from two of his former professors.
  • The Applicant must not have been dismissed from any university in the kingdom.
  • An approved exam in English is required for applicant whose first language is not English.
  • Exception: students graduating in American, British, Canadian, Australian universities.
  • Admission to Health Sciences Programs (Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Applied Medical Sciences, Nursing and others) are unavailable.


  • Applying for (MA / PhD) programs in Arabic Language and Islamic Studies, an approved English language exam is not required
  • Some Programs might have Additional Eligibility Criteria and Requirements.
  • The Applicant should submit the online application, for more detailed information, please read the instructions, admission requirements, required documents, transcripts, and more for your program choices before beginning your application.

In a letter circulated by the university, it says:

I am pleased to inform you that The King Abdulazeez University, Saudi Arabia is offering fully funded scholarships to foreign students to pursue Master and PhD degree Programs in various disciplines for the academic year 2024.

I request you to kindly get this announcement circulated among student community and encourage them to avail this opportunity.

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