Kingdom Of Saudia Arabia HECScholarship

Higher Education Commission, Pakistan invites applications for fully funded studying opportunities in the Kingdom of Saudia Arabia (KSA) from talented and motivated individuals from Pakistan/AJK. it is a great goodwill gesture from KSA to further enhance bi-lateral educational ties between two friendly countries i.e. the Kingdom of Saudia Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

Programmes Offered:

  • Bachelor’s
  • Master’s
  • PhD


There are 23 Universities offering Scholarship under this program

  • King Abdul Aziz University
  • King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals
  • King Faisal University
  • Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University
  • Islamic University
  • Umm-al-Qura University
  • King Khalid University
  • Taibah Univesity
  • Qassim University
  • Tif University
  • Taibah Univesity
  • Jazan University
  • Al Baha University
  • Hail University
  • Al Jouf University
  • Tabuk University
  • Najran University
  • Majmah University
  • Prince Sattam bin Abdul Aziz University
  • Sharqa University
  • Dammam University
  • Princess Nora bint Abdul Rehman University
  • Northern Border University

Benefits Of Kingdom Of Saudia Arabia Scholarship

Following benefits will be given to the selected scholars;

  • Health Care for the Students & for his family.
  • Paying 2 Months Furnishing Allowance Stipend when he/she arrived.
  • Paying 3 Months Graduation Allowance stipend for Shipping Books.
  • Providing Cost Meals by the educational Institution.
  • Proving Accommodation, educational, Social & Cultural Training & Round Airfare Travel Tickets will be given.

Eligibility Criteria For Kingdom Of Saudia Arabia Scholarship

To apply for these scholarships, you must:

  • Be a Pakistani/AJK national & permanent resident of Pakistan/AJK. No dual nationality will be accepted
  • Selected scholars be available to start his/her academic studies in the Saudia Arabian University by the start of the academic year in September/October 2019.
  • The Female students should be accompanied by a Mahram (A male legal guard) according to the regulations; this mahram should have a scholarship or have regular residence permit (Iqama) or be employed by a Saudi employer in need of his services.
    Selected scholars be available to start his/her academic studies in the Saudia Arabian University by the start of the academic year in September/October 2019.
  • Age must be between 17 years to 25 years for Bachelor’s programme & Arabic language teaching institute, must be less than 30 years for masters and less than 35 years for PhD applicant as on closing date of application process.
  • For madrassa Qualification or O/A level education, equivalence from IBCC and/or HEC is and language proficiency certificate will required where applicable.
  • By closing date of application, must hold a minimum of 12 years higher secondary school certificate for Undergraduate programme, 16 years of education in relevant fields of study for Master’s programme and postgraduate qualification (MS/MPhil degree) in the relevant field of study for admission in PhD programmes in respective Saudia Arabian University.
  • Applicants must fulfil other requirements set by concerned university/Saudi’s Govt.
  • Not availing any other scholarships currently from anywhere else in the world.
  • The students must not been suspended from Kingdom earlier due to any criminal activity.​

How To Apply
For Kingdom Of Saudia Arabia Scholarship

  • Apply online at HEC website:   After registering and filling your profile, please select “Learning Opportunities Abroad” under “Scholarship and Grant” menu in the left-hand side panel of the online portal. After submission of the application, get its printed copy to be signed by the candidate.
  • For your convenience, also prepare two sets of HEC/IBCC attested academic documents viz. transcripts and degrees, health certificate, police clearance certificate, for madrassa degree or O/A level education equivalence from Inter Boards Chairman Committee, Islamabad is required, copies of CNIC along with HEC application form and retain it with yourself.
  • During the application process, select only one programme of study from 23 universities of Saudia Arabia through their website and provide the same information in HEC online application where required.
  • DO NOT send hardcopies of application forms or any other documents to HEC at this stage of an application process.

Last Date To Apply is :  31st January 2019

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