Scholarships in Saudi Arabia

Scholarships in Saudi Arabia:

Every year, the Saudi government offers many fully funded scholarships, which provide many wonderful opportunities for many Arab youth. The scholarship system in Saudi Arabia differs from other countries.

As it is not like the Turkish scholarship system , for example, or the Russian scholarship system , both of these systems provide

A unified admission portal for applying for scholarships, but the scholarship system differs in Saudi Arabia

As it does not provide a unified application portal for the scholarship, but scholarships are applied for in Saudi Arabia through the Saudi universities themselves, where you apply for the scholarship.

Through the university directly, and if you are accepted by the university, your papers will be transferred to the Saudi Ministry of Education in order to review them and provide the scholarship to those who deserve it, as follows:

The best Saudi universities through which you can apply for a scholarship in Saudi Arabia

King Saud University scholarship for non-Saudis:

Saudi government scholarship for undergraduate studies

King Saud University is an independent Saudi public university located in Riyadh. It was inaugurated on Rabi` al-Thani 14, 1377 AH / November 6, 1957, and is considered the second university established in the Kingdom after Umm Al-Qura University, and that was when King Abdulaziz ordered the establishment of the College of Sharia in Makkah in 1369 AH to become the first university educational institution to be established in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. King Saud University offers scholarships for male and female students from outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia based on academic merit.

Specializations available in the King Saud University Scholarship

1. The Science Colleges Track:

  • College of Engineering
  • College of Computer and Information Sciences
  • Architecture and Planning Faculty
  • College of Science
  • College of Food and Agricultural Sciences

2. The Business School track

  • College of Business Administration

3. Humanities Faculties Path:

  • Faculty of Law and Political Science
  • College of Languages ​​and Translation
  • college of Literature
  • The Institute of Arab Linguistics
  • College of Sports Sciences and Physical Activity
  • Faculty of Education
  • Collage of Tourism and Archeology

King Abdulaziz University Scholarships for Non-Saudis:

King Abdulaziz University Scholarship

King Abdulaziz University bears the name of the founder of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, King Abdulaziz, may God rest his soul. The establishment of this university in 1387 AH / 1967 as a private university aims to spread higher education in the western region of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. And with the efforts of the loyal people of this country, the dream has turned into reality.

King Abdulaziz University Scholarship Specializations :

  • Faculty of Economics and Administration
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Communication and Media
  • Environmental Designs
  • Faculty of Marine Sciences
  • Meteorology, Environment and Arid Land Agriculture
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Earth Sciences
  • Faculty of Computing and Information Technology
  • Faculty of Computing and Information Technology AL Faisaliah Branch
  • Faculty of Science – AL Faisaliah Campus
  • Faculty of Arts – AL Faisaliah Campus
  • College of Art and Design
  • Maritime Studies
  • Faculty of Business Rabigh Branch
  • Faculty of Engineering Rabigh Branch
  • Faculty of Computing and Information Technology Rabigh Branch
  • Arts – Rabigh & College of Sciences

Princess Nora University Scholarships for non-Saudis:

(Girls only)

Russia scholarship

Princess Noura bint Abdulrahman University is concerned with the Department of Grants – which is related to the Deanship of Administrative Admission and Registration – to follow up the implementation of scholarship programs at the university and also to organize admission processes according to the regulatory regulations approved by the Ministry of Education in Cabinet Resolution No. (94) dated 03/29/1431 AH. The regulator for the controls of admission of non-Saudi scholarship students to higher education institutions in the Kingdom.

Types of scholarships 

• External scholarships for non-Saudi students from outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the student is on university sponsorship.

• Internal scholarships for non-Saudi students residing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with a regular residence permit.

Najran University Scholarships for non-Saudis:

Najran University Scholarships

Najran University seeks to raise academic programs to the global level, and to provide students with high competencies suitable for the future.

Raising the efficiency of faculty members, using the latest technologies, and learning resources agreeing to standard standards, and distinguished services for male and female students,

And achieving comprehensive quality standards by developing financial and administrative systems, developing the field of scientific research and graduate programs, and striving for partnership and cooperation locally, regionally and globally.

Taibah University Scholarships for Non-Saudis:

Taibah University Scholarships

Taibah University   is a Saudi government university, located in Medina, founded in 2003 after the merger of the two branches of Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University and King Abdul Aziz University, and the university was named with this name after one of the names given to Medina, which is Taibah. The university ranked third at the level of Saudi universities, according to the latest classification of the Ministry of Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in February 2019, the university participated in the jury in the National Olympiad for Scientific Creativity.

Specializations available at Taibah University :

    • Faculty of medicine
    • College of Applied Medical Sciences
    • College of Computer Science and Information Systems
    • Faculty of Education
    • Community College
    • College of Sharia and Fundamentals of Religion
    • Faculty of Dentistry
    • Faculty of Administrative Sciences *
    • faculty of Pharmacy
    • College of Engineering
    • College of Languages ​​and Translation
    • faculty of Sciences and Literature
    • College of Science and Arts Bashoura
    • College of Applied Medical Sciences

Conditions for applying for the Saudi government scholarship:

  1. The student must fulfill the entry requirements for the Najran University scholarship
  2. The student’s age should not be less than (17) years and not more than (25) years for undergraduate when applying for a scholarship from Najran University.
  3. That the government of the student’s country agree to study in the Kingdom for countries that stipulate that for Saudi students.
  4. The student should not have received another scholarship from one of the educational institutions in the Kingdom.
  5. To attest certificates and identity papers from the Saudi embassy,
  6. The high school diploma must be from a government school and certified by the Saudi Cultural Attaché.
  7. In the event that there is no Saudi embassy in the country of the student, he may certify his documents from the nearest Saudi embassy in his country.
  8. To present a free-of-precedent certificate from the security services in his country
  9. Not to be dismissed from one of the educational institutions in Saudi Arabia.
  10. That he be with the student is forbidden, according to the instructions regulating that, provided that he is covered by a grant, or has a regular residence, or is present on a register, an employer who needs his services.
  11. Attach a copy (certified) of the marriage contract for the married student.
  12. To pass the medical examination prescribed by the regulations and instructions.
  13. Nomination and uploading the required documents on the Najran University Scholarship website (electronic) and completing all personal and academic data during the specified period for nomination.
  14. Equivalence of the high school diploma from the (Equivalency Committee) in the General Administration of Examinations and Admissions at the Ministry of Education Agency at the Ministry of Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia after the approval of acceptance has been issued by the competent authorities.


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