Applications are currently open for the Fall 2023 King Abdullah University Scholarships for International Students to study in Saudi Arabia.
The Scholarship at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology covers the full tuition, accommodation, and air ticket, and will also provide robust living stipends to selected applicants.
International students at King Abdullah University are always considered for scholarships. The graduate programs are also tuition-free and students get to work under world-class researchers and facilities.
About King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is a private research university located in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. Founded in 2009, the university provides research and graduate training programs in English as the official language of instruction.
KAUST is the first mixed-gender university campus in Saudi Arabia. In 2013, the university was among the 500 fastest growing research and citation records in the world. In the 2016 Nature Index Rising Stars, the university ranked 19th in the world of the fastest rising universities for high quality research output. In 2019 KAUST is ranked 8th fastest rising young universities (aged 50 and under) for their research output since 2015, as measured by fractional count (FC).
King Abdullah University Scholarships Summary
- Host Country: Saudi Arabia
- Category: Masters | PhD Scholarships
- Eligible Countries: All Countries
- Reward: Full Scholarship
- Up to $30,000 Annual Stipends
- Relocation Expenses
- Deadline: Not Specified
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology’s graduate application process makes it simple to apply for admission to our Ph.D. and masters programs.
The King Abdullah University Scholarships is competitive and is intended for Masters and Ph.D. Students and awarded on a merit basis. Students who pursue their graduate studies at KAUST gain access to the many state-of-the-art research facilities and laboratories within our campus community.
Designed for use by graduate students from the master’s level through doctoral, as well as post graduate work and professional research, these facilities present a space for inclusive and collaborative scientific inquiry.
Scholarship Duration and Reward
- The King Abdullah University Scholarships period will begin in January (Spring) or September (Fall) 2023
- It is a fully-funded scholarship with;
- full tuition waiver,
- $20,000 – $30,000 monthly stipends,
- health insurance and other related costs
To apply for the King Abdullah University Scholarships, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;
- Official university transcripts
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Statement of purpose
- Three letters of recommendation
- Official TOEFL or IELTS Academic score
- Official GRE scores (GRE submission is encouraged and will enhance an application, but it is not compulsory).
Method of Application
Click on the button below to commence the application.
- If your application passes the Admissions review, it will be evaluated by the faculty review committee of each program.
- If selected, you will be invited for an academic interview with KAUST Faculty.