KAUST Scholarship For International Students 2024

Are you a graduate? Want to vast your learning skills and knowledge? Then we are updating about a great fully funded scholarship opportunity so far to study in the gulf country. As King Abdullah University of Science and Technology is accepting applications for KAUST Scholarship 2024 for International students in Saudi Arabia. This scholarship is fully funded, with all expenses covered by the university. KAUST is offering scholarship programs for Masters and PhD Degrees. Scholarships are merit-based and are highly competitive and only selected candidates will be awarded scholarships.

Applications are open for Spring and Fall semester of 2024 for all the global students from all around the world and there is no application fee to apply for King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. KAUST is a private university located in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. International students from all around the world can apply and study at the said university.

So if you are looking to study abroad then you should really consider this university for your studies. IELTS and TOEFL score is not required if the applicant received a degree from an accredited institution in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, or New Zealand. To study without IELTS or TOEFL in middle east you must apply at Hammad Bin Khalifa University Scholarship in Qatar, applications are still open.

KAUST Scholarship Details

Organization King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Education Level Masters, PhD
Financial Coverage Fully Funded
Eligibility From All Over world
Country Saudi Arabia
Details about scholarships at KAUST

KAUST Graduate Programs:

Following fields and the programs are covered under KAUST scholarships for 2024.

Islamic Studies:

  • Masters of Arts in Islam and Global Affairs
  • Masters of Arts in Applied Islamic Ethics
  • Masters of Arts in Islamic Studies
  • Master of Science in Islamic Art, Architecture and Urbanism
  • Master of Science in Islamic Finance
  • Ph.D. in Islamic Finance and Economy

Science and Engineering College:

  • Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering
  • Master of Information Systems in Health Management
  • Master of Data Analytics in Health Management
  • Master of Science in Cybersecurity
  • Master of Science in Data Science and engineering
  • Master of Science in a sustainable environment
  • Master of Science in logistics and Supply chain Management
  • Ph.D. in Sustainable Energy
  • Ph.D. in Sustainable Environment

Also Check King Fahd University Scholarship For International Studentsanother great opportunity in Saudi Arabia

Humanities and Social Sciences College:

  • Masters of Arts in Digital Humanities and Societies
  • Masters of Arts in Translation Studies
  • Masters of Arts in Intercultural Communication
  • Masters of Arts in Women Society and development
  • Ph.D. in Humanities and Social Sciences

Public Policy College:

  • Master of Public Policy

Law College:

  • LLM in International Law and foreign affairs
  • Doctor of Juridical Science
  • Juris Doctor
  • LLM in International economic and business Law

Health and Life Science College:

  • Master of Science in Exercise Science
  • Master of Science in Genomics and Precision Medicine
  • Master of Science in Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  • Ph.D. in Biological and biomedical sciences
  • Ph.D. in Genomics and Precision Medicine

KAUST Academic Programs and Degrees

Following academic programs are available to study at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology,

1) Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering

  • Bioscience (B)
  • Bioengineering (BioE)
  • Environmental Science and Eng.
  • Marine Science (MarS)
  • Plant Science (PS)

2) Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering

  • Applied Mathematics and Computational Science (AMCS)
  • Computer Science (CS)
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)
  • Statistics (STAT)

3) Physical Science and Engineering

  • Applied Physics (AP)
  • Chemical Engineering (CE)
  • Chemical Science (ChemS)
  • Earth Science and Engineering (ErSE)
  • Energy Resources and Petroleum Engineering (ERPE)
  • Material Science and Engineering (MSE)
  • Mechanical Engineering (ME)

KAUST Research and Postdoc Fields

1) Research Centers

  • Advanced Membranes and Porous Materials Center
  • Ali I. Al-Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center
  • Center for Desert Agriculture
  • Clean Combustion Research Center
  • Computational Bioscience Research Center
  • Extreme Computing Research Center
  • KAUST Catalysis Center
  • KAUST Solar Center
  • Resilient Computing and Cybersecurity Center
  • Red Sea Research Center
  • Visual Computing Center
  • Water Desalination and Reuse Center

2) Research in Academic Divisions

  • Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering
  • Physical Science and Engineering Division

3) Research Support

  • Lab Equipment Maintenance (LEM)
  • Postdoctoral Support
  • Research Publication Services (RPS)

4) Sponsored Research

  • Office of Sponsored Research (OSR)
  • Competitive Research Funds (CRF)
  • Research Services (RS)
  • Research Evaluation (RE)

5) Core Labs

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Animal Resources
  • Bioscience
  • Coastal and Marine Resources
  • Imaging and Characterization
  • Lab Equipment Maintenance
  • Nano fabrication
  • Plant Growth
  • Prototyping and Product Development
  • Radiation Labeling
  • Supercomputing
  • Visualization

6) More on Research

  • VP for Research
  • Research Planning & Partnerships
  • Artificial Intelligence Initiative
  • Latest Publications

Scholarship Coverage and Benefits:

KAUST is awarding scholarships to students who can’t afford the fee to study in a well-known and well-developed institute. Following benefits are provided by the University,

  • No application fee to apply
  • Monthly Living allowance (20,000 to 30,000$ per year)
  • Full Tuition fee Waiver
  • Free accommodation
  • Medical and dental coverage
  • Relocation support

Eligibility Criteria:

Following are the requirements to be eligible for KAUST Scholarship for International Students,

  • International students and residents of Saudi Arabia both are eligible to apply for admission and scholarships.
  • Applicant must have completed BS program for Masters scholarships and Master degree in hand for the Ph.D. program.
  • IELTS or TOEFL is required where English is the native language of the institutes
  •  GRE exam for admission is not required but students are advised to take general GRE, high quantitative score on the GRE will enhance a student’s application.
  • Submit an official, complete university Transcript/ Mark sheets/ Graduation Certificate/ Academic Record from every institution previously attended.
  • Three letters of recommendation are required submitted directly by the recommenders.
  • Updated Curriculum Vitae (CV).

Documents Required

Following documents are required to apply for King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Scholarships,

  • A valid passport
  • Online application
  • Every official educational certificates/ transcripts/ Marksheet
  • IELTS/TOEFL Certificate
  • Three Letter of Recommendation
  • Complete CV

KAUST Application Deadline

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology deadline for Masters and PhD Programs for Spring Semester is 1 October 2023 and deadline for fall semester is 7 January 2024.

How to Apply:

Applicants who are interested in applying for KAUST scholarships must apply online and complete the documentation which is required by the institute.

Official Link

If offered admission, an official final transcript must be sent to the Office of Admissions prior to arrival (during the onboarding process) in a sealed envelope to:

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology address

Office of Admissions
Graduate Affairs
Building 9, Suite 4328
4700 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Thuwal, Jeddah 23955-6900
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Email: admissions@kaust.edu.sa

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