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.