Thursday, July 09, 2020

King Abdulaziz University Scholarship 2020/2021 For All

King Abdulaziz University Scholarships
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LEVEL: Masters, PhD
FUNDING: Fully Funded
PLACE: Saudi Arabia
STATUS: Ongoing

The King Abdulaziz University Scholarship is a fully funded program that is designed for qualified local and international students to conduct studies at the King Abdulaziz University. The scholarship is available for Master’s degree and PhD applicants to study in a wide range of subjects at the King Abdulaziz University (KAU), in Saudi Arabia.

All interested candidates are invited to apply for the King Abdulaziz University Scholarship. The online application portal is open throughout the year (for Fall and Spring semesters). Scholarship holders are expected to fulfil their research obligations; 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.

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.

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

You may also be eligible for the:

  1. University Of Adelaide Australian Government Scholarship;
  2. UN Fellowship for People of African Descent;
  3. NMG-NJUST Joint Scholarship for International Students;
  4. Japan and World Bank Scholarship for Developing Countries;
  5. OWSD PhD Fellowships for Women Scientists;
  6. University of Jinan Scholarship for International Students.

Application instructions

Interested applicants must on the apply button below and follow instructions to fill the application form and submit it. Application is open all year.

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum vitae.
  2. Statement of purpose (in English for all programs except in Islamic Studies and Arabic Language).
  3. A copy of graduation certificate (certified from Saudi Embassy).
  4. copy of transcript (certified from Saudi Embassy).
  5. Two recommendation letters.
  6. A copy of a valid passport with at least one year validity.

There is no deadline and you can submit your application anytime. However, candidates are only selected twice a year for spring and fall semesters intakes. For more details on the King Abdulaziz University Scholarship, please visit the official page.


  1. For Arts & Humanities, there is no Education subject like Masters of Education or PhD in Education. I am interested in PhD in Education.

  2. Aoa. I have been serving as a lecturer in the department of Mathematics for last 7 7 years in Pakistan. Now, I want to continue my studies in king abdul Aziz university in PhD mathematics.kindly, inform me about fully funded scholarships.

  3. I am Abdullah samukai kromah I did my degree program from an english institution but Abdullaziz University is still asking me for english efficiency test.

  4. I am interested to take admission into the university for PhD in education. I would like to do my research on the topic “Educational leadership and teaching methods of the prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SM).

    1. It may be possible. Please send a message to the university about that. They will give you more info.

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