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KAU Offers Masters And PhD Fully Funded Scholarships To International Students

Good News! For all the international students who are seeking scholarships to continue their post graduate and PhD Education. Though studying abroad is a dream of every local student specially studying in Canada Australia, America and United Kingdom, but now Saudi universities are putting equal effort to facilitate international students a top-notch education system and scholarships 

King Abdul-Aziz University

King Abdul-Aziz University is a public research university in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and one of the most prestigious universities in Saudi Arabia. The university offers fully funded international scholarships open for all applicants from all countries with no nationality or gender restriction. The Deanship of Graduate Studies at King Abdul-Aziz University offers scholarships to international students in most graduate programs. 

The scholarship targets non-Saudi students including male and female candidates residing outside of Saudi Arabia Kingdom who are willing to apply to study at KAU higher education institutions for postgraduate programs (Masters / PhD). Candidates can visit the official website of KAU to apply for a scholarship for their Masters or Doctorate degree. 

Quick facts 

  • Age limit to apply for a PHD should not exceed (40) years and (35) years for Masters.

  • To apply for a scholarship an approved exam in English is required.

  • Applying for (MA / PhD) in Arabic language and Islamic studies, does not require an English language exam. 

  • The Applicant should submit the online application,

Registration date start from: 05 November 2023 

Last date to apply for Scholarship: 28 December 2023

Benefits of Abdul-Aziz University Scholarship 

  • A monthly bursary or a grant 

  • Providing a two-way ticket annually.

  • Health care facilitation 

  • An accommodation

  • Subsidized meals for international students

  • Allowance for printing the thesis for postgraduate students

  • An allowance for shipping books (when graduated) 

  • The opportunity to upgrade the scholarship for distinguished students who have obtained a master's degree to a doctorate.

Masters Course Programs Offering by KAU for Scholarships 

  • Arts and Humanities

  • Economics and management

  • Human sciences and designs

  • Education and Human Rights 

  • Institute of Arabic Language for Speakers of Other Languages

  • Communication and media

  • English Language Institute

  • Engineering

  • Computers and information technology

  • Architecture and planning

  • Geology

  • Sea ​​science

  • Environmental sciences

  • Institute of Islamic Economics

  • Marine studies

PHD/Doctorate Course Programs Offering by KAU for Scholarships

  • Engineering 

  • Arts and Humanities 

  • Computers and information technology

  • Architecture and planning

  • Human sciences and Designs 

  • Geology

  • Sea ​​science

  • Environmental sciences

  • Faculty of Economics and Administration

  • Faculty of Education 

Contact information 


For general inquiries Contact: + 966(12)6400000 Ex. 62873

Scholarships Unit (Female Campus) contact number: + 966(12)6400000 Ex. 63586

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