Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced 600 fully funded scholarships for Pakistani students

Embassy of Pakistan, Riyadh

 600 Fully Funded Scholarships in 25 Universities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Pakistani Students 2021-22

We are glad to inform that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced 600 fully-funded scholarships for Pakistani students to study at the level of diploma, Bachelor, Master and PhD in the Kingdom. Students residing in Pakistan and a legal residents in the Kingdom both can apply for these scholarships. Details are given below:


Procedure to Apply for Scholarship:


  • Students have to directly apply on the University’s website/ online
  • Each University has its own eligibility criteria and application time frame, students need to consult website for eligibility criteria of each discipline/Course/University.
  • These scholarships are offered for almost all disciplines: Political Science, Law, Education, Administration, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, Agriculture, Arabic / Islamic Studies and Media
  • The Scholarships are offered at diploma, Bachelor, Master and Ph.D.
  • These scholarships are offered by 25 Universities in the Kingdom as given in Annex-A.
  • Each University is authorized to enroll only 5 percent International students except Princess Noora Binte Abdul Rehman University for Girls, Riyadh and Jamia Islamia Madina Munawara. The admissions percentage of Princess Noora Binte Abdul Rehman University for Girls, Riyadh on scholarship is 8

%, whereas Jamia Islamia Madina Munawara grants admissions on scholarship 85 % of total seats.

  • University will forward the application to the Saudi Ministry of Education which decides the final award of eligible
  • Applicants should share copy of the submitted application on the official email of the Embassy of Pakistan, Riyadh [email protected]. Subsequently, the Embassy shall follow up with the Saudi Ministry of Education for grant of


Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be a Pakistani or AJK
  • 75% of students will be awarded scholarships from Pakistan, whereas 25% of scholarships will be given to Pakistani students residing in the
  • Male and females both can apply for these
  • The applicant should be between 17 years to 25 years or Bachelor Programme, must be of 30 years age for Master Programme and less than 35 years for PhD programme on the closing date of the application
  • The selected applicants will commence the programme in September/October each year in Saudi
  • The applicant must not be holding any other scholarship at the time of availing of Saudi
  • The applicant must not have any criminal
  • The applicant must not have been suspended from any educational institution on disciplinary or any other valid ground


Benefits of Scholarship:

  • The Scholarship covers free
  • 03 months Furnishing allowance on arrival in KSA for married Scholars.
  • Return air
  • Free Medical for the student and his/her family, if
  • 3 months graduation allowance for shipment of
  • Subsided meal at the
  • Sport & recreational activities on the campus, support for dependents and travel
  • Monthly allowance: A monthly allowance of 900 Saudi Riyal (SR) will be given to science students and 850 SR to humanities


List of 25 Universities offering fully funded scholarship in KSA

Applicants are advised to visit their respective University’s Website for admission as given below:


S. No.

Name of Universities



Jeddah University


Bisha University


Umm-al-Qura University


Islamic University


Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University


King Saud University


King Abdul Aziz University


Hafar Al Batin University


King Faisal University


King Khalid University


Qassim University


Taibah Univesity


Taif University


Hail University


Jazan University


Al Jouf University


Al Baha University


Tabuk University


Najran University


Northern Border University


Princess Nora University


Imam Abdulrahman University


Prince Sattam bin Abdul Aziz University


Shaqra University


Majmah University



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