KFUPM Full Masters and PhD Scholarships for International Students 2022

The King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) The Deanship of Graduate Studies is pleased to announce that KFUPM offers full offerings Lady and PhD Scholarships to deserving graduate candidates who have demonstrated a strong ability to conduct original research in the fields of engineering, science, and business.

The online application portal is open twice each academic year. All interested and eligible, local and International candidates are invited to apply.


Scholarship Sponsors: KFUPM, Saudi Arabia

Host institutions: KFUPM, Saudi Arabia

Scholarship Worth: Full Scholarship

Number of awards: Enough

Level of education: MSc & PhD degree

Nationality: Domestic & International Students


See also: NTNU International Masters Programs 2023/2024 [Tuition-Free]

DETAILS | KFUPM Full Masters and PhD Scholarships

To provide specific support for research in focused areas of interest to Saudi Arabia, KFUPM has established 13 Research Teams in Science and Engineering fields. Also providing excellent support for research in areas of excellence, KFUPM has established National Centers of Research Excellence in the following areas:

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for KFUPM Full Masters and PhD scholarships, applicants are expected to meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants must be home students or international students.
  • Applicants must have a four-year Bachelor’s degree (BS) in engineering or science from an accredited institution with a major in the proposed field or evidence of an appropriate background for entry into the proposed field.
  • Applicants must have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 or higher on a 4.00 scale or equivalent (For scholarship applicants) or 2.50 or higher on a 4.00 scale or equivalent (For non-scholarship applicants).
  • completion of TOEFL with a minimum score of 520 (PBT), 190 (CBT) or 70 (IBT). The TOEFL score must be sent directly to the Deanship of Graduate Studies (KFUPM code is 0868). IELTS is also acceptable (min. 6.0).
  • Applicants should preferably teach two letters of recommendation from the faculty applying for university-level courses. [to be submitted through the online recommendation system]
  • Satisfactory satisfaction of any additional department or university admission requirements.

Also apply: Illinois Wesleyan Scholarships & Financial Aid for International Students 2022

Application Procedures

How to apply: Online graduate admission application for next semester will be available as per Online application deadlines through Online application link.

After submitting a complete online application, the mandatory documents must be uploaded before the Deadlines through Upload system using the same login ID and PIN created for the online application.

Mandatory documents for application (without which the application will not be processed:

  • Copy of ID (Passport for international applicants / National ID for Saudi nationals / Iqama for Saudi residents).
  • Complete official transcripts for a BS degree (and an MS degree if applying for a Ph.D.).
  • Statement of Purpose (a one-page essay focusing on your career and research goals at KFUPM).
  • Letters of recommendation from academic recommenders are reported through the online recommendation system after the online application is submitted.
  • Certificates for a BS degree (and an MS degree if applying for a PhD) if degrees are awarded.
  • GMAT score (for international MBA applicants).

Application deadline: 04 September 2022

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