KAUST Scholarship Online Applications – King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Saudi Arabia


Recently a well-known fully funded scholarship is announced by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). KAUST Scholarship online applications are open for Master and Ph.D. degree courses.

If an international student is interested in pursuing higher studies in Saudi Arabian university KAUST then this scholarship is a good choice. Because, it offers free education, a high monthly stipend, and a lot of other benefits. Science and Engineering programs are offered in KAUST.


Online Application of KAUST Scholarship –

Benefits of Studying at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology


International students interested in studying MS or doctoral degrees on the KAUST scholarship will be awarded numerous benefits. These benefits include free education, allocation of free accommodation, life insurance, and the heavy monthly stipend. In short, these benefits are listed below:

  1. No need to pay Tuition Fee if you win KAUST Scholarship
  2. You are not required to pay for your accommodation expense at KAUST
  3. Successful scholarship students will receive an annual stipend between US$20,000 to US$30,000 depending upon their course selection and performance
  4. All scholarship-winning students will receive Saudi Arabian Life insurance support
  5. You will also be given a relocation fee if you win this award in Saudi Arabia

“Watch Step by Step Process to Apply for Saudi Arabia KAUST Scholarship”


Application Requirements for KAUST Scholarship –

Documents Required for Online Application


All interested students are required to fill an online KAUST admission application to begin the process. The selection criteria are not so challenging at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.

You can get admission and a scholarship if you have a decent score in IELTS or TOEFL examination. A complete application is submitted correctly to KAUST online application system can enhance your chances to win this prestigious scholarship award in Saudi Arabia.

The best part to apply for Saudi Arab Scholarship is not to provide them with the GRE test result. But, students who submit their GRE test results are more likely to win the KAUST scholarship award. So the GRE exam is just an optional requirement for the KAUST scholarship. Please go through the following list of documents to submit your in KAUST online application website:

  1. Personal Statement, motivation letter, study plan and research proposal for KAUST admission online application may be required
  2. Three Letters of recommendation also required. You have to insert the official email addresses of your professors so KAUST can email them to request online recommendations to be filled in by them.
  3. KAUST require your resume also known as a CV to be attached with the application
  4. IELTS or TOEFL result card or verified test reports
    -If you are a native English speaker then KAUST exempts you from submitting IELTS or TOEFL reports.
    -If you are not a native but have your last degree from Native English speaking country then you are exempted from submitting IELTS or TOEFL
  5. GRE report is optional, however, the score on an average of admitted students in KAUST is 773 out of 800
  6. All degree attested copies alongside with their relevant transcripts are required to submit online as well


Online Application Procedure –

Scholarship at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)


Please follow these steps to initiate your online application for the KAUST scholarship to grab an opportunity to study in Saudia Arabia. Please also go through the list of required documents by the KAUST admission office as stated in the above paragraph section before you begin the online application.

  1. Please do not parcel your admission document package to address of KAUST unless they ask you to do so
  2. You are only demanded to submit an online application at KAUST admission portal
  3. Submit all listed documents and verify your credentials before final submission o your KAUST scholarship application
  4. Once Scholarship application is submitted then wait for KAUST admission office email or phone call
  5. Post your document set by DHL courier, If asked by their scholarship department by email or phone call
  6. Online application of KAUST Scholarship and an official letter from KAUST Website
  7. Deadline to submit your application for KAUST admission is not announced yet so you can begin your application and submit as soon as possible.
  8. After winning scholarship students sometimes look for a detailed shopping list for their next journey. So we advise all students to carefully buy things before their final departure. All students are also encouraged to study college rules before starting their next education in the new institution.

How to apply:

We are advising you to visit the Official KAUST Website to check more information and deadline . Also Click Here for Admission Process.

82 thoughts on “KAUST Scholarship Online Applications – King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Saudi Arabia”

  1. I am having 8.4 cgpa in B.tech , 9.30 cgpa in Masters and 4.5 years of experience. I have more than 10 research papers, but I don’t have ielts score. Can I apply ?

  2. If we have English proficiency certificate (which is issued be our university) instead of the scores of IELTS and TOEFL, is our admission possible ?

  3. Is it M.A or PhD. scholarship? is it only for science & technology? Or there is a place to humanities and social science. Thanks.

  4. Hello. I come from a country in Africa where English is our official language. Education is conducted in english.my last degree was taught in English.do I still write the TOEFL exam?

  5. Sir,
    I have got A+ in both A-Level and O-Level Exam. I have an IELTS score of 5. What is my possibility of getting 100% scholarship in KAUST ?

  6. Great post brother jazakallah.
    I will get my bachelor degree in Aug so can u please tell in which month I can able to fill KAUST form?

  7. Jazakallahu khayr for this post brother. If eventually someone gets the scholarship, is the school going to provide transportation fee for the candidate? Because I don’t have flight money. Thanks

  8. Assalamu Alaikkum,I have Masters and My wife have Bachelor Degree in Engineering and we have one child,is it possible for us to apply for scholarship and live with family

  9. Education is the most important factor for the development of human civilization.Education provides the nation with man powers, promotes national unity and uplifts public awareness. A country needs different kinds of man powers such as doctors, engineers, teachers,
    administrative officials, economists, judges and other technical hands.Education provides the nation with those educated hands.If people are educated,they can understand their duties and rights. In order to uplift human society,each should be capable to understand others.If people can understand each other, they will be united.Thus,education can promote national unity.In other to uplift the degree of awareness of the society,education plays a prime role.It makes all people conscious.They will not follow the old dead and evil tradition.Educated people can reform the society.They can understand what is wrong and what is right.They can save good traditions.Education profoundly enhances human prosperity.

  10. I’m a Cameroonian and in one month from now I will be having a Bachelor degree in Banking and Finance along with my TOEFL so what are the different steps to follow to get a scholarship at KAUST University?

  11. is there any chance to get scholarship from kaust without GRE?
    becouse I heard something that most of scholarship winner’s they summited their GRE?

  12. Hi Waqas,
    I am a Nigerian.
    However, I wish to know if I can apply for this scholarship and if there are any country limitations as well as application deadline attached?

  13. What is the amount of scholarship does KAUST provide per student?
    Is there any importance of CGPA of any degree as I have completed my B.tech with 8.3 CGPA?Is it enough to enter in KAUST

  14. If all require documents are clear, is it possible to get this scholarship?
    or we should follow any agency for confirmation?…….. can you help us about scholarship processing?
    and other things is that I want your email address for personal communication.

  15. My bachelor and master degree were in English and I have aceritifate to prove that, but not from native English speaking country…can I apply?
    Note my Ielts test result was more than two years.

  16. I am from Pakistan I have done my last degree in english but i am not a native of english country like America or British. may i apply for this scholarship?

  17. Assalmu Alaikum. pls. i need to have the KAUST website in order to apply for masters scholarship and if i obtained my degree from an institution whose language of instruction is english must i provide IELTS OR TOEFL

  18. if i have ESL(English Speaking Language) Certificate and other English Courses, Can i apply for scholarship.

  19. I am a student from Papua New Guinea. Is it really true that not even a single payment would be madeable for tuition fee ?

  20. Hello altruist . Assalamu-alaikum.
    I don’t have any ielts score.
    But, my Institute was english medium as well as I have some publications. can I apply to this scholarship for masters degree?
    Thanks in advance .


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