All Saudi students can apply!


Eligibility Criteria

  1. Saudi citizenship 
  2. Cumulative GPA of 3.60/4.00 (4.60/5.00) and above in a related discipline
  3. Senior year at university and above, or a current master's student
  4. Good command of the English language (to be evaluated through interviews, and later, and English test)
  5. Successfully pass all interviews with KAUST administration

Application Requirments

  • A copy of Saudi National ID.
  • A current transcript, in English.
  • Up-to-date CV outlining research experiences and interests.
  • Select 3 KAUST faculty names in the application form.

Examples of Participating Universities

 In the previous years, we have accepted excellent students from the following universities:

  • Alfaisal University
  • Almarifah College of Science and Technology
  • Effat University 
  • Glasgow University (UK)
  • King Abdulaziz University
  • King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
  • King Saud University
  • Princess Nora University 
  • Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd
  • Queen Mary University of London (UK)
  • Taibah University
  • University of Prince Mugrin