Tuesday, January 26, 2021

King Abdulaziz University Scholarship For All, 2021-2022

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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:

  1. A monthly bursary of SR 900
  2. A monthly bursary SR 1000 (a research assistant without summer time).
  3. A preparation allowance when coming for the first time of SR 1,800.
  4. The candidate would receive the health care.
  5. Providing an accommodation and facilities.
  6. Subsidized meals can be provided for the candidate.
  7. A total sum of SR 4,000 for PhD, and SR 3.000 for masters’ allowance for printing the thesis.
  8. An allowance of SR 2,700 for shipping books (when graduated).
  9. 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

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Application instructions

Interested applicants must click 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. To be the first to see latest opportunities, please follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

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  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.

  5. Good day please, can a married female apply for the scholarship? I am interested in studying masters degree in Education.Thank you. I await your response soon.

  6. Respected sir!
    I m from kpk, i want to do phd in islamic studies , can i? Is ielts also mandatory for islamic studies ..? Which arabic certificate is must? From university or board…? How many duration it should b…. Plz infotm

  7. Is there any university offering Phd program in environmental sciences or agriculture, withoout passing TOEFL, IELTS exame

    1. Please read the content before asking questions. It’s been a while we stopped answering questions like this.

  8. hie, i want to persue PhD in environmental Accounting. I have accounting background, do i fit in any of the faculties offering PhDs. thank you

  9. Hello! Please I want to ask if I can still now apply for this scholarship. if not so, when is the next applications?

  10. Dear Sir/Madam:
    I am about to submit my application but I am finding it difficult to complete as ags.kau.edu.sa says “ERROR IN ATTACH YOUR PASSPORT’S COPY”.
    Please I need a help.

  11. Greetings Greatyop!
    Your answers here are very helpful
    I applaud your work here

    Please does King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia require GRE at any point for final decision after admission?

  12. My child is doing Bsc hoours in biotechnology> Can she after or during degree avail scholarship in msc biology.

  13. I’m Olasunkanmi Kabiru Olaide
    How will I know if I have been offered admission in to King Abdul Azeez University?

  14. I verified my certificate and transcript in a court,

    Greatyop; hope am in order?

    Cos normally one can verify these documents in either of the following:

    The institution you attended
    A law court
    The embassy of the country you’re applying

    Can I submit my recommendation letters myself? Or is KAU strict that your lecturer must submit it themselves?

    Pls reply asap
    Very urgent!

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