This scholarship is offered to students from
outside the Kingdom based on the Kingdom’s
relations with other countries linked
through Islamic, Arab, fraternal and
Conditions for External Scholarship:
1.The student must be of good conduct
2.The student must pledge to abide by
the rules and regulation of university.
3.The student must be medically fit.
4.Must hold higher secondary school
certificate or its equivalent from inside or
outside the Kingdom.
5.Must be committed to full time study
(for those students attending morning
6.Should not exceed three years from
the date of receiving the higher secondary
7.The age for undergraduates should not
be less than 17 years or more than 25 years.
8.The student should not be dismissed
from any one of the universities for any
9.The student must not receive
scholarship from other universities in the
10.Female students must be accompanied
by a male guardian (Mahram) who should be
either on scholarship or a resident of
Kingdom holding a valid residence permit
Scholarship Application Procedure:
1.The student must apply through the
university website (Scholarship Gateway) or
through the Embassy / Consulate of Kingdom
of Saudi Arabia in their respective
2.The student information is verified
for its accuracy.
3.The information is submitted to the
Ministry for approval and acceptance.
4.The student will be notified to visit
Embassy of Kingdom for attestation of
5.The visa is issued to the student in
order to complete the necessary formalities
for travel to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
1.The student enjoys all benefits that
are provided to university students like
sports activities, university trips and
2.Offer subsidized meals.
3.Suitable accommodation and
appropriate scientific, social, cultural
care and guidance.
4.Two way ticket for student only at
the end of each academic year as per the
6.Two month stipend upon arrival as
7.Distinction allowance for outstanding
8.Three month stipend as graduation
allowance for shipment of books.
9.Avail university sport facilities.
10.Health care facilities for the
1.The existing regulations in the
Kingdom denounce extremism and terrorism in
all its forms and manifestations.
2. The residency law of Kingdom applies
to scholarship student and therefore must
adhere to it.
3. The students will be under university
sponsorship during scholarship and the
university is responsible for them
throughout their stay.
The student can apply for family visa
according to the applicable rules and
regulations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
5. It is mandatory that the travel
documents/passport available with the
student should allow them to return back to
the country from where these
obtained without any terms and conditions.
6.No students on scholarship has the
right to transfer from one university to
If the external scholarship student
postpones the study or withdraws
and in case the university desires to bring
back the student then the university will
contact the Ministry of External Affairs to
allow the student to continue further study.
8.It is prohibited for student on
scholarship to work for companies,
institutions or individuals during the
course of study.
1.The external scholarship student
should leave the Kingdom after completing
the studies within a period not exceeding
three months from the completion date.
2.If the actual duration of scholarship
program ends then it is not permissible to
extend duration more than half period
the required to complete the program