King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) is pleased to announce its full scholarships for postgraduate students for the 2022-2023 academic year. These prestigious scholarships are designed to attract and support outstanding students from around the world to pursue graduate studies (Master’s and PhD) in a variety of STEM disciplines at KFUPM.
To be eligible for KFUPM’s full scholarships for postgraduate students, applicants must:
- Hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized university.
- Have a strong academic record with a demonstrated interest in pursuing graduate studies in their chosen field.
- Possess a keen interest in conducting research at KFUPM and contributing to the university’s vibrant research community.
- Demonstrate proficiency in English, both written and spoken.
The KFUPM full scholarships for postgraduate students provide comprehensive support to selected scholars, including:
- Full tuition fees for the duration of the graduate program.
- Monthly stipend of SAR 7,000 (approximately USD 1,850) for Master’s students and SAR 9,000 (approximately USD 2,380) for PhD students.
- On-campus housing.
- Medical and dental coverage.
- Relocation support.
- Access to KFUPM’s world-class research facilities and resources.
- Mentorship from renowned KFUPM faculty and scholars.
- Opportunities to participate in research collaborations, conferences, and workshops.
The application deadline for KFUPM’s full scholarships for postgraduate students is typically in February each year. Interested applicants can submit their applications online through the KFUPM admissions portal. The application process involves submitting the following documents:
- Completed online application form.
- Academic transcripts.
- Three letters of recommendation from academic or professional references.
- Research proposal outlining the applicant’s intended graduate research.
- Personal statement highlighting the applicant’s academic achievements, research interests, and career aspirations.
- Writing sample of the applicant’s academic work.
- English language proficiency certificate (if applicable).
Applications are rigorously reviewed by a selection committee based on the following criteria:
- Academic record.
- Research proposal.
- Letters of recommendation.
- Personal statement.
- Interview performance (if applicable).
Notification of Results
Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications within a few months of the application deadline. Selected scholars will receive an official acceptance letter and invitation to attend the KFUPM orientation program.
Benefits of KFUPM Full Scholarships for Postgraduate Students
The KFUPM full scholarships for postgraduate students offer numerous benefits to selected scholars, including:
- Financial support to cover tuition fees, living expenses, travel costs, and research expenses.
- Opportunity to conduct graduate research at a world-class university in a state-of-the-art research environment.
- Access to a vibrant research community and mentorship from renowned experts in their chosen field.
- Exposure to a global network of researchers and industry partners.
- Potential for career advancement and leadership opportunities in academia or related fields.
The KFUPM full scholarships for postgraduate students are an exceptional opportunity for outstanding students to pursue their research goals and make a significant contribution to the advancement of knowledge in their chosen STEM field. These scholarships provide scholars with comprehensive financial support, resources, and mentorship, fostering their academic excellence and preparing them for successful careers in addressing global challenges.