King Abdulaziz Scholarship for Pakistani Students 2014 – 2015

Posted by on February 6, 2014 in Scholarships for Pakistani Students | 143 comments

Pakistani students who want to pursue a MS or a PhD degree can now avail this scholarship at King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia 2014 and 2015.

Eligible Subjects: Sciences, Humanities, Engineering, Meteorology, Environment Arid Land Agriculture, Arts, Earth Sciences, Marine Science, Environmental Design, Computing & Information Technology.

Degree Level: Master’s, PhD

Scholarship Provider: King Abdulaziz University

Scholarship can be availed at: King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

Eligibility Criteria:

• Pakistani applicants must be less than 30 years old for a Master’s program and must be less than 35 years for a Phd program at King Abdulaziz University.

• Applicants from Pakistan must have taken one of the following English language standardised tests: TOEFL (PBT), TOEFL (CBT), TOEFL (IBT) or IELTS and scored at least 500, 171, 61 or 5 respectively. Moreover these tests must be taken within the last two years.

• Pakistani students must be fluent in Arabic if they want to pursue Islamic or Arabic studies at King Abdulaziz university.

• Pakistani applicants must submit two academic references from former professor’s who tutored them at an earlier university.

• All certificates, transcripts, degrees and documents must be attested by Saudi embassy in Pakistan.

Scholarship is Open for: Students from Pakistan.

Number of scholarships: 3

Duration of scholarship: 1 year

Award of the Scholarship: Pakistani students who receive this scholarship will get the following scholarship benefits:

1. A monthly stipend of SR 1,900 (approximately Rs. 60,000)
2. A one time settling allowance of SR 1,800 (approximately Rs. 54,000)
3. Complete Health care along with free accommodation and facilities
4. Subsidised food
5. PhD students from Pakistan will get SR 4,000 (Rs. 120,000) and SR 3.000 (Rs. 90,000) for masters program for printing their research thesis
6. SR 2,700 (Rs. 84,000) for books
8. One return ticket every year to and from Pakistan

Selection Criteria: Applicants from Pakistan must have a perfect academic and behavioural record. They must be proficient in English language since all the courses are taught in English in the university. Moreover Pakistani students must be well versed in their field of interest.

Notification: Not disclosed.

How to Apply: Pakistani applicants must apply online.

Scholarship Deadline: The deadline for submission of applications is 28 February 2014.

Further Information can be received here.


  1. Asalam mualikum How are you i hope you are fine .I want to know procedure how to appluy for scholorships in Kingdom of Saudia arab

    • Hi sir
      I have done F.A from i want to take admission in King Abdulaziz Uni .so could you inform me about scholarship & admission process for further education.

      • Hello – you can check the website of the university.

  2. Assalam_o_Alykum.
    I hope you will be in the best of your health and faith.please guide me about the king AbdulAziz scholarship for engineering students. Thanks for your cooperation

    • WAS! Have you taken the GRE?

      • Hi Sir , please Let me know how can I apply for scholarship? I am done with my Graduation and now looking forward for masters in English..thanks

        • Mariam there is a link below the post above – please follow that.

      • I am a petroleum engineer from Karachi, Pakistan. I have successfully filled all the sections on the online application portal of KAU and uploaded all the documents. However, there is no confirmation button in section no. 5 which needs to be clicked. How to proceed further? When i go to section no. 6, a message appears on the screen “You can follow any query after order confirmation only”. Is there any step to be done from my side in order to complete the application form and confirm the request on page 5? Can you kindly help me in this regard ASAP? Thanking you.

        • Hello Wasif – i think it is a system glitch – contact KAUST asap.


    • WAS Faiz apply for this program.

  4. hi sir
    i want to apply for scholarship i have done my msc in behavioural sciences. kindly guide me scholarship for ms awarded in pakistan as well as foreign scholarship.

    • Hi Anam, This scholarship is awarded to students from Pakistan as well as from other countries around the globe 🙂

  5. i have B.Sc and M.Sc in Biochemistry, i have IELTS result and it will expire january 2015, can i use it to apply by November? Do i also need to take GRE? SALAM ALAEKUM.

    • WAS Ahmad, Yes ofcourse you can use it to apply this year. Yes GRE is highly recommended for those applying from Pakistan 🙂

  6. Asalam alaikum Sir
    Hope u r fine.Sir can I get this sholarship my inter result of 2014 is in waiting.

    • WAS! No Majid, this scholarship is only for graduate programs and applicants 🙂 after you are done with your Bachelor’s degree then you can apply for it.

      • Sir i have done my graduation in Agriculture. am i eligible for this scholarship.and kindly guide me how to apply.

        • Yes you are 🙂 follow the link at the bottom of the article above.

  7. assalam o alikum sir i will complete my B.S (HONORS) IN MATHEMATICS AT THE END OF THIS YEAR DEC 2014, IS THERE ANY opportunity you have for me.

    • WAS Umar, What kind of an opportunity?

  8. sir i am an M. p.hil student in Microbiology i am seeking scholarship in King Abdul Aziz UNiversity for the year 2015. please i will be thank ful if you guide me.

    • Hi Hayat, Yes what sort of guidance would you need? Let me know and i will help. 🙂 Thanks

  9. ASSALAMUALIKM.. .Sr i want to know about the ph.D scholarship IN ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY in the coming session..when the new admission will be announced in your university…plz reply

    • WAS Muttaqia, The new session will be announced next year same time 🙂 Let me know if you have any further questions – thanks

  10. Sir i will completed my m.phil in october 2014 insha ALLAH..GRE test is imp r not for ph.D SCHOLARSHIP in KA uni?i want to take admission in ph.d as soon as possible..

    • GRE is mandatory and you must take it with a min score of 158 on the math section.

  11. I have B.Sc in Mathematics and i am from Nigeria.Kindly tell me the time for the next Admission into KAU.Thanks

    • Hello, If you go to the article above there will be a link at the bottom – just follow that 🙂

  12. salam alaekum,
    i have a ‘very good B’ grade during my B.Sc and ‘good C+’ in my M.Sc. I dont know if i should go ahead with preparation for applying or I should forget about applying to king abdulaziz university. I know you are not admission officer but I will appreciate your advice. Thanks alot.
    Note; i mailed KAU, I got no response.

    • Hi Ramon, Yes you can still apply and you will have good chances to make it through – however you must take the GRE exam first. Without GRE you will not have a strong application.

  13. assalam o alikum sir i will complete my B.COM 2 END OF THIS YEAR DEC 2014, IS THERE ANY opportunity you have for me.

  14. iam at the final year of electronics can i apply for that

    • Hi Younis, Yes you can apply 🙂

  15. i am school teacher but my salary is very less . my qualification is master plus M Ed in teacher education so i am joining to M/phil PHD please support me

  16. i am searching scholarship for mphil / phd due to my education is through out metric to master is first division so help mr to get more education ok

  17. i want to apply for schoolarship.

  18. Assalamualaikum sir!
    i did BSC (botany,chemistry and zoology),now i want to apply for scholarship in master(ms) in any reletive subject especially in chemistry please help me give me further information me. thanks a lot!

    • WAS – What information do you require specifically?

  19. assalam o alikum sir i will complete my Bs Software Engineeriring 2 END OF THIS YEAR DEC 2014, and i don’t attend thr gre,ilets,toefl etc test,and i have 84 % , IS THERE ANY opportunity for INTERNSHIP you have for me in all over the Saudi Arab

    • WAS Abdul, I am not aware of any internship opportunities in Saudi Arabia.

      • Hi, Sir I wan to know if my CGPA is 2.45 in BS CS(Hons) 4 year degree this year and my IELTS band 6 can I apply for MS scholarship program at KAU Jeddah. Kindly kind me what should else I require more for eligible this scholarship program.

        • Hello Imrana – yes of course you can apply – however you will have to take the GRE exam in order to do that.

  20. Assalam alaikum sir i hope u will be fine i would want to know that when are u anouncing scholarships for MS in Biotechnology for the year 2015?plz let me know

    • WAS Fazal, I don’t announce them the university does. Check the program website.

  21. Dear i done my M.A in Rural sociology how can i aplly for this scolorship and i am also student of B.SC (agri) Hons depatment of Plant breeding and Genetics.

    • Please apply by following the link at the end of the above article.

  22. Assalam o alaikum sir…..
    I am student of hon. Agriculture last semester…..
    Can i apply for this scholarship?

    • WAS! Yes you can. Just take the GRE

  23. Hi,…..
    I am student of BS agriculture last semester…..
    I have taken GAT……
    Can i apply

    • Yes you can 🙂

      • hi, i did Msc (hons) in food technology and now i want to do phd so guide me about KAU scholarship.

        • Please follow the link at the end of the above article.

  24. assalamualaikum sir,i am ferforming a duty as senior auditor in pakistan military accounts departments.i have completed (MBA FINANCE)( FOUNDATION OF ACMA) ( ENTER OF PIPFA ).SIR i want to apply for MS IN ISLAMIC BANKING OR FINANCE IN SOUDIA UNIVERSITIS FOR SCHLORSHIP.PLEASE GUIDE ME FOR ADMISSION.SHUKRIA

  25. Salamz,
    Hope you be fine.I am intrested in Phd(Statistics) from KAZU.I am currently doing job as lecturer in Princess Nora University.

  26. i am doing my Bs hons in behavioral sciences , can you please guide me, about foriegn scholarships available for me after completing my graduate degree. plz mention the minimum merit reqiured

  27. Sir,
    i am waiting a new scholarship progarmme in earth science ,so kindly inform me how much it take to announce new scholarship for master .

    • Scholarship has been announced already for KAUST.

  28. is there any scholoar ship for 2015???, for MPHIL in Information technology

  29. Sir i am doing my b.a in art
    can you please guide me,
    about foriegn scholarships available for me after completing my graduate degree. plz mention the minimum merit reqiured


  31. Respected Sir
    I have done my Msc (Hons) in Food Science and technology.
    Please guide me for Phd scholarship related to Food Science.

  32. AOA Sir,
    I am doing MBA Executive in Accounting and Finance with experience in a multinational company of 3 years , I want to get scholarship in Masters degree prog or PhD in U.S or anywhere. Can you please guide me for the road map for getting scholarship after completion of my 16 yrs of education (MBA).
    What should be my steps for all this..?? thanks to reply in steps.
    Many Thanks

  33. I am from Pakistan i have done MA in English literature FROM INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY.i have also given IELTS test last year in general module and got band 7.i want to continue my studies for which i want to know if i could apply for scholarship now.well i have been searching about it but always found scholarship programes fpr year 2014.i want to know if there are any programes for 2015 too? well hopin to listen soon from you as i wanted to apply as soon as possible.yhank you

  34. i have done MA English and i want to do MA sociology now.can you guide me for admission in saudian universities

    • Hi Ayesha, Please check the King Fahad and King Abdullah programs.

  35. A.o.A
    I hope you all are fine. I am interested to get scholarship. Is there any one ho guide me how i enroll in postgraduate study plan. I have done MIT from Pakistan which is ebullient the Bachelor degree 16 years education. Now I am interested to get scholarship and continue my study. I am also Cisco certified Network Associate and want to get admission in MS Computer Networks.
    Best Regards
    qammar razzaq

  36. I have done MA English and now I want to do MS from saurian uni.what should I do

  37. Sir I have completed FAC in biology and now I want a scholarship for medical so please guide me how can I take admission in your university for medical sir please please guide me as you can guide your son. I’ll be thank full of you.

    • Hello, Said we are not aware of any undergraduate scholarships.

  38. Sir , I am going to apply for King Abdul Aziz University Scholarship. Sir i want to know about what type of SOP is required for KAAU .

    • Hi Abur, I guess you can check with KAAU what are their specific SOP requirements.

  39. Thanks alot sir, and sir ,after specified deadline , when they will announce scholarships holder candidate names ?

    • Hello, Please contact the university directly.

  40. hi sir this is mian Numan i have recently completed degree in BS Biotechnology from kohat unversity of sceence and technology is there is any scholarship for pakistani students now days i want aply for MS in Biotechnology

  41. sir i did my master in sociology and now wants to study MS in sociology in any Saudi Arabia university so i need your valuable suggestions and guidance .

  42. i wana do graduation.. from PAK can i have a process how to apply and wen???

    • It is mentioned in the article above.

  43. sir i have done F.A from Pakistan,m 18.. can i apply for web designing?? if yes then how?? and when??

    • Yes you can – please check the link at the bottom of the page above.

  44. i am not getting any info related to B.A as i finished my 2nd year from the college,,
    when shold i apply? is there any deadline-date?

  45. slaam sir. the link you told about under graduate students they saying that its over see you next year!!!!!!!!!!!!!!??

    • That means you will have to wait for the next round then

  46. AOA sir i have completed my MBA in finance(1-5yrs). when will i apply for phd admisiom in KAU ? is only ielts is enough for admpssion?

    • WAS – GRE and IELTS are mandatory. You can apply now.

  47. Dear sir,
    I have applied for Ph.D in electrical engineering. I have completed my Masters from BTH university, SWEDEN. I have applied for scholarship. Kindly let me know what is the probability of getting phd scholarship for Ph.D studies at KAUST?

    Kind Regards,
    Viswavardhan Reddy

    • If you do well on the GRE, you can definitely get in 🙂

  48. Assalamualaikum Talha,
    I am the Ph.D student of Agriculture (Plant pathology), almost at the end of thesis submission. Want to avail some short term fellowship in USA, Uk or Australia. Will you please help me to get some links that really work if applied for such fellowships. My experience is not really good whenever i applied they didnt respond whether yes or no. Please help

    • WAS Ayesha, Unfortunately I am not aware of any fellowships – but yes you can look at the USEFP program for post docs. Their website is

  49. sir i have passed my BA English exam in 2014 and i m looking for MASTER in English literature scholarship in AUSTRALIA .USA or UK so please guide me sir

  50. Assalam o Aliekum

    is there any phd in economics scholarship in this university?

    • WAS – You will have to check with the uni’s website.

  51. hi sir,currently i m the student of engineering financially we r not good if there is some scholarship than plz must inform and may be u people got my point plz mail me if u have i m in trouble .

  52. a.o.a ……i am farwa from pakistan…………….i am student of {hons} dairy technology 3 year ……..plz tell mi about schloarship about that degree

    • WAS – All information is given above.

  53. Sir i hu dn my in zolgy in 2012 i want to do m.phl bt my financial cndition z nt gud so pl gv me 1 chance to achve my dream plz

  54. Sir if any ful scholrshp is availbl then plz infor me

  55. I want to write some lines for your kind info, this is very difficult to me continue my study Mphil / PhD in European studies due to financial problem, could you tell me any Scholarship or sponsorship from your end, please inform me

  56. dear sir i complete my MSc zoology now i want to go for mphil study in your university on scholarship basis.Dear sir please help me

  57. AOA Sir,
    can i apply for scholarship
    and i am from saudi arabia
    kindly tell me some thing……………………………………

  58. Assalamualaikum sir,
    I’m in final year of engg ,what should I upload in the place of graduation certificate and transcripts.
    Please help me out

    • WAS – Just upload your incomplete transcripts and a letter from the university stating the completion date of your program.

  59. Assa;auilkum sir! i am doing M.phil . i had just submitted my thesis,, and my degree will be notify in march,, and i had no english language test till now. is it necessary at the tim e of application????

  60. Slm. Pls sir, I am applying for masters program of king abdulaziz university scholarship. I av uploaded the required documents but the page 5 stillk displayed that : You can follow up only after order confirmation. pls what can i do to confirm or submit my application .because the deadline is fast approaching thank you sir. JAK

    • WAS – Call King Abdul Aziz and get the issue resolved asap

  61. Assalam o alaikum, I hope sir you will fine, sir I have done my MS,c in Physics now I want to get admission and scholer ship in KAAU saudi arabia , so plz sir guide me what I have to do for it.

    • WAS Ayaz – you can also check King Abdullah and King Fahad uni’s

  62. i want to take admission in Phd, i want to know whether only IELTS is needed or Gre is also required?

  63. is GAT general will work as an alternative for Gre?

  64. I have to take Gre subject or Gre general for Phd admission? And kindly inform me the admission schedule for the year 2018 so that i will complete my documents and required tests before admission.

  65. Also tell me the required score on Gre needed for admission in phd.

  66. I have done M.A M.ed in Special Education from University of the Punjab regular basis Please tell me M.Phil requirement in Saudi Arabia. Thankx alot

    • Hello – for MPHIL requirements you can check the link in the post above!

  67. Hello Sir, I have passed my matriculation exam and I want to study in SAUDIA ARABIA so what should I do. Where can i find the list of universities that are providing admissions for intermediate candidates. KINDLY INFORM me as soon as possible.

    Hafiz Abdudllah Sadiq

    • Hello – actually we only focus on graduate programs in US (masters and PHD) so we don’t have any idea about Saudi or intermediate

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