King Fahd University Scholarship 2025 | Fully Funded

If you are looking to start your study adventure in Saudi Arabia then King Fahd University Scholarship is a great opportunity for you. In this article, we will explain in detail about this scholarship, its benefits and step by step application process.

King Fahd University Scholarship 2025-2026 is a fully funded scholarship for international students. KFUPM scholarship is available for masters and PhD studies and provides full free tuition support, monthly living allowance, on-campus housing, medical coverage and relocation support.

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia stands as a beacon of academic brilliance since 1963. Globally recognized and ranked 163rd in the QS World University Rankings 2022, KFUPM boasts all its Engineering disciplines in the top 60, with its Petroleum Engineering claiming the illustrious 4th position.

The Deanship of Graduate Studies at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) is pleased to announce that KFUPM provides full MS and PhD scholarships for distinguished graduate applicants who demonstrate high potential for conducting original research in the fields of Engineering, Sciences, and Business.

Scholarship Summary

  • Level of Study: Masters / PhD
  • Institution(s): King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)
  • Study in: Saudi Arabia
  • Deadline: Click here to check the application deadline

Graduate programs offered at KFUPM

Aerospace EngineeringM.Sc.
Applied StatisticsM.Sc.
Architectural EngineeringM.Sc.
Business AdministrationM.B.A.
Chemical EngineeringPh.D., M.Sc.
ChemistryPh.D., M.Sc.
City & Regional PlanningM.C.R.P.
Civil & Environmental EngineeringPh.D., M.Sc.
Computer EngineeringPh.D., M.Sc.
Computer NetworksM.Sc.
Computer SciencePh.D., M.Sc.
Construction Engineering & ManagementM.Sc.
Electrical EngineeringPh.D., M.Sc.
Environmental SciencesM.Sc.
Geology  Ph.D., M.Sc.
Industrial & Systems EngineeringPh.D., M.Sc.
Information Assurance & Security M.Sc. 
Life Sciences  M.Sc. 
Materials Science & EngineeringM.Sc.
Mathematical SciencesPh.D., M.Sc.
Mechanical EngineeringPh.D., M.Sc.
Petroleum EngineeringPh.D., M.Sc.
PhysicsPh.D., M.Sc.
Software EngineeringM.Sc.
Systems & Control EngineeringPh.D., M.Sc.
Telecommunication EngineeringM.Sc.

Scholarship Coverage

King Fahd University Scholarship provides the recipient with the following benefits:

  • Full tuition fee cover.
  • Monthly stipend to cover living expenses.
  • Furnished air conditioned apartment.
  • Medical cover.
  • Free textbooks.
  • Subsidized meals in the University cafeteria.
  • Projects funded by the University.
  • Airfare ticket to Saudi, and then return ticket after the completion of studies.

Eligibility Criteria for King Fahd University Scholarship

To qualify for King Fahd University Scholarship, candidate must fulfill all of the following requirements below:

  • Required Languages: English (For MBA: Minimum score for TOEFL IBT is 70/120, and for IELTS is 6.0/9.0).
  • Eligible Countries: All world countries.
  • A four-year bachelor’s degree is required and a two-year Master’s degree (for Ph.D. applicants) from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.00 (for scholarship students) and 2.5 (non-scholarship students) out of 4.00.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.00 for MBA Students.
  • At least one year of full-time work experience for MBA students.

How to Apply for King Fahd University Scholarship?

Please follow the following steps to avail this scholarship:

(1) Complete the online graduate admission application for the coming semester will be available according to the Online application Deadlines through the Online Application link.

(2) After submission of a complete online application, mandatory documents need to be uploaded before the Deadlines through the upload system using the same Login ID and PIN created for the online application. 

Mandatory documents for an application (without which application will not be processed)

  • Copy of identification (Passport for international applicants / National ID for Saudi nationals / Iqama for residents of Saudi Arabia).
  • Complete official transcripts for BS degree (and MS degree if applying to PhD).
  • Statement-of-Purpose (a one-page essay focusing on career and research goals at KFUPM).
  • Recommendation Letters from academic referees through the online recommendation system after submitting the online application.
  • Certificates for BS degree (and MS degree if applying to PhD) if degrees granted.
  • GMAT score (for international MBA applicants).

Other supporting documents (needed for a final decision)

  • TOEFL score (min. is 68 iBT for MS and 79 iBT for PhD) or IELTS score (min. is 6 for MS and 6.5 for PhD).
  • Acceptable GRE General score (min. Quant. is 156, min. Analytical Writing is 4.0).
  • Upon approval, original/certified copies of degree certificate(s) and transcript(s) are to be sent through postal mail.


To know more about King Fahd University Scholarship, please visit official website:

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