King Abdulaziz University Scholarship is a scholarship program offered by King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The scholarship offers a wide range of academic programs, encompassing fields such as Sciences, Engineering, Humanities, Arts, Information Technology, Business Administration, Computer Engineering, and Sciences, both at the Master’s and PhD levels. Scholarships are available to cover all associated expenses.

Any student interested in this King Abdulaziz University Scholarship needs to apply directly to King Abdulaziz University, following the application procedures and deadlines specified by the university.

Type: Undergraduate, Masters, PhD

Application Deadline: December 28, 2023

Value & Duration of Award: The King Abdulaziz University Scholarship is fully funded with the following benefits:

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

The duration of the King Abdulaziz University Scholarship is based on the degree of interest:

  • Undergraduate: 4 years
  • Master’s : 2 years
  • Ph.D : 3 years

Eligible Countries: International Students

Eligibility: To be considered for the King Abdulaziz University Scholarship:

  • 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. The approved exams and minimum required scores are listed below:

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.

How To Apply: Interested candidates should click on “Apply For This Scholarship” below

Required Documents: To apply for the King Abdulaziz University Scholarship, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

  • Updated Resume (CV).
  • Statement of Purpose Must be in English for all programs except in Islamic Studies and Arabic Language.
  • A copy of graduation certificate (certified from Saudi Embassy).
  • A copy of transcript (certified from Saudi Embassy).
  • Recommendation letters should be submitted from two of his former professors.
  • A copy of a valid passport at least one year.

Source: https://graduatestudies.kau.edu.sa