Saudi Government announces full scholarships for Pakistani students

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The Saudi Arabia government has announced full scholarships for Pakistani students to study at diploma, bachelor’s, master’s, and PhD levels in 25 top universities of the kingdom. Students residing in Pakistan and legal resident of KSA both can apply for these scholarships.

75% students will be awarded scholarship from Pakistan whereas 25% scholarships will be given to Pakistani students residing in the Kingdom.

The successful candidates will be provided with a monthly stipend, return tickets, free of charge medical and other facilities.

According to the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC), the scholarships have been announced in the disciplines of politics, law, education, administration, economics, engineering, computer science, agriculture, Arabic, Islamic Studies and media sciences.

The science students securing the scholarships will be given a monthly stipend of 900 Saudi Riyal (SR) and 850 SR monthly allowance will be given to humanities students.

Moreover, those securing admission at the varsities will be provided with a return ticket as well as free medical facilities.

Also read: Top 25 Universities in Saudi Arabia

The applicants, hailing from Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), should be aged between 17 to 25 years for Bachelor’s program, must be below 30 years for Master’s program and less than 35 for PhD program on closing date of the application portal of respective university.

Each university is authorized to enroll only 5% of the international students except for Princess Noor Binte Abdul Rehman University for girls, Riyadh and Jamia Islamia Madinah Munawara, where the percentage on scholarship is eight per cent.

Jamia Islamia Madinah Munawara will grant admission on scholarship 85 per cent of the total seats.

The scholarship covers free lodging; three months furnishing allowance on arrival in KSA for married scholars; return air ticket; free medical for the students and his/her family, if married; three months graduation allowance for shipment of books; subsidized meal at the campus; sports and recreational activities on the campus; and support for dependents and travel expenses.

Also read: Procedure to apply for scholarship (2022)

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