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King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) Full Scholarships For Masters And Phd Studies In Saudi Arabia

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.

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals is a public university in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Among Saudi universities, its science, engineering, and business/management programs are the most highly regarded in the country as well as in the whole region.

Scholarships Are Available In The Following Courses:

  • Accountancy ​M.ACC.
  • Aerospace Engineering M.Sc.
  • Applied Statistics M.Sc.
  • Architectural Engineering M.Sc.
  • Business Administration M.B.A.
  • Chemical Engineering Ph.D., M.Sc.
  • Chemistry Ph.D., M.Sc.
  • City & Regional Planning M.C.R.P.
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering Ph.D., M.Sc.
  • Computer Engineering Ph.D., M.Sc.
  • Computer Networks M.Sc.
  • Computer Science Ph.D., M.Sc.
  • Construction Engineering & Management M.Sc.
  • Electrical Engineering Ph.D., M.Sc.
  • Environmental Sciences M.Sc.
  • Geology Ph.D., M.Sc.
  • Geophysics M.Sc.
  • Industrial & Systems Engineerin Ph.D., M.Sc.
  • Information Assurance & Security M.Sc.
  • Life Sciences M.Sc.
  • Materials Science & Engineering M.Sc.
  • Mathematical Sciences Ph.D., M.Sc.
  • Mechanical Engineering Ph.D., M.Sc.
  • Medical Physics M. Med. Phys.
  • Petroleum Engineering Ph.D., M.Sc.
  • Physics Ph.D., M.Sc.
  • Software Engineering M.Sc.
  • Systems & Control Engineering Ph.D., M.Sc.
  • Telecommunication Engineering M.Sc.

Scholarship Value:

This is a fully funded scholarship program, covering Tuition fees, living expenses and others.

Read: Commonwealth Scholarships 2020 For Masters Studies In UK (Fully Funded)

Eligibility And Requirements:

This scholarship is open to International Graduate Students from all parts of the world.

MS Programs in Engineering or Sciences

The minimum requirements for possible admission in Master programs in engineering or sciences are as below:

  • A four-year Bachelor’s (B.S.) Degree in engineering or science from a recognized institution with a major in the proposed field or evidence of suitable background for entering the proposed field.
  • A Grade-Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 or higher on a scale of 4.00 or equivalent, and a GPA of 3.00 in the subject of the major field. Official transcripts and degree certificates are required for final admission.
  • Completion of TOEFL with a minimum score of 520 (PBT), 190 (CBT) or 68 (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).
  • Acceptable General Graduate Record Examination (GRE ), which should also be reported directly (KFUPM code is 0868). (Minimum required GRE score is Quantitative: 156, Analytical: 4.0 and Verbal:143)
  • At least three letters of recommendation from the faculty who taught the applicant university-level courses. [to be submitted through the online recommendation system]
  • Satisfactorily meeting any additional departmental or university admission requirements.

MS Programs in Bussiness Administration

The minimum requirements for possible admission as a regular graduate student in a Master program in Business Administration are as follows:

  • A four-year Bachelor’s (B.A., B.S. or B.E.) Degree in business, engineering or sciences fields from a recognized institution.
  • A Grade-Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.00 on a scale of 4.0 or equivalent. Official transcripts and degree certificates are required for final admission.
  • Completion of TOEFL with a minimum score of 520 (PBT), 190 (CBT) or 68 (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).
  • Completion of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT ) with a minimum score of 450. The GMAT scores must be sent directly to the Deanship of Graduate Studies (KFUPM code for GMAT is 0868).
  • At least three letters of recommendation from the faculty who taught the applicant undergraduate courses. [to be submitted through the online recommendation system]
  • At least one course in college-level calculus which covers both differentiation and integration subjects.
  • A working knowledge of computers as evidenced by at least one course in that area (e.g. data processing, programming, information systems, etc.)
  • At least one year of full-time work experience. This requirement may be waived for graduate assistants, research assistants, and applicants with exceptional academic records. For Executive MBA program, a minimum experience of 8 years, including 3 years in mid or upper-level managerial position.
  • Satisfactorily meeting any additional departmental or university admission requirements.

Admission Requirement for PhD Programs

The minimum requirements for possible admission to the Ph.D. Programs as a regular graduate student in engineering or sciences are as follows:

  • An M.S. degree in engineering or science from an institution whose graduate programs are equivalent to those of (KFUPM), with a major in the proposed field or evidence of suitable background for entering the proposed field.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.00 on a scale of 4.00 or equivalent in both the B.S. and M.S. degrees. Official transcripts and degree certificates are required for admission.
  • Completion of TOEFL with a minimum score for MS admission of 550 (PBT), 213 (CBT) or 79 (IBT). The TOEFL score must be sent directly to the Deanship of Graduate Studies. The KFUPM code is 0868.IELTS is also acceptable [min 6.5]
  • Completion of General Graduate Record Examination (GRE ) with an acceptable score.
  • At least three letters of recommendation from the faculty who taught the applicant graduate courses.
  • Satisfactorily meeting any additional departmental or university admission requirements.

How To Apply:

The online graduate admission application for the coming semester will be available according to the Online application Deadlines through the Online Application link

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).

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Application Deadline: 12 February 2020

To Apply, Please click here and get more information. Courtesy of: KFUPM

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