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KFUPM Master’s and PhD Scholarships 2024/2025

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  • DEADLINE: 17 December 2023.

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The King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) has announced a call for applications for its full master’s and doctoral scholarships. Talented and outstanding students from around the world are invited to apply. The deadline for submitting your applications is December 17, 2023, for the fall semester of 2024, and June 29, 2024, for the spring semester of 2025.

The King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) is a public research university located in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Founded in 1963 by King Saud, it is considered one of the most prestigious academic institutions in Saudi Arabia. Indeed, according to the QS 2024 world university rankings, KFUPM is ranked 163rd globally and the second university in Saudi Arabia. It has 6,801 students, including 15% international students.

KFUPM is engaged in numerous research collaborations with world-renowned universities such as MIT, Georgia Tech, Caltech, and Stanford University. It also maintains close partnerships and connections with key industry players and companies such as Saudi Aramco, SABIC, electrical and telecommunications companies, local financial institutions, and government entities

About KFUPM Scholarship

DEADLINE: December 17, 2023.
STUDY LEVEL: Master’s and PhD.
FUNDING: Full coverage.

Amount and Benefits of the KFUPM Scholarship

Outstanding candidates with exceptional qualifications will receive a full scholarship, including:

  • Full tuition waiver.
  • Competitive monthly stipend.
  • Round-trip airfare to/from Dammam.
  • Free textbooks.
  • Furnished accommodation. Married doctoral students also receive private housing.
  • Comprehensive medical care.
  • Subsidized meals at the student dormitory restaurant/cafeteria.
  • University-funded research projects.
  • Additional allowance for researchers.

Eligible Master’s and PhD Programs

All Master’s and Doctorate programs offered by KFUPM are eligible for the scholarship. To explore the full range of available Master’s and Doctorate programs, please refer to the list on the following link: Master and PhD Programs.

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum requirements for Master’s programs:

  • A four-year Bachelor’s degree (equivalent to a master’s or M1) in engineering or sciences with a specialization in the proposed field or evidence of relevant experience to enter the proposed field.
  • A cumulative 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).

Minimum requirements for a doctoral program:

  • A Master’s degree from an institution with graduate programs equivalent to those of KFUPM, with a major in the proposed field or evidence of suitable training to enter the proposed field.
  • A grade average of “good” or higher.

How to apply for the KFUPM Scholarship

To submit your application for the Master’s and Doctorate scholarship at KFUPM, please access this link and select the “Start your application” option. We recommend carefully following the application guide to ensure the success of your application.

You will be required to upload the following documents:

  1. Copy of identification.
  2. Copy of diplomas.
  3. Official transcripts for the BS degree (and the MS degree if applying for the Ph.D.).
  4. A one-page essay focusing on career and research goals at KFUPM.
  5. Letters of recommendation.
  6. TOEFL score (min. 68 iBT for MS and 79 iBT for Ph.D.) or IELTS score (min. 6 for MS and 6.5 for Ph.D.).
  7. GRE score (optional).

KFUPM Application Timeline

All applicants interested in the KFUPM scholarship are invited to apply according to the following deadlines:

  • Fall Semester 2024 (August):
    • Application: October 25, 2023, to December 17, 2023.
    • Results Announcement: Mid-April.
  • Spring Semester 2025 (January):
    • Application: May 25, 2024, to June 29, 2024.
    • Results Announcement: Mid-October.

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