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King Khalid University Postgraduate Scholarship (Fully-Funded) Date for 1443 AH Announced

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Written by Mabroor Ahmad

The King Khalid University Postgraduate Scholarship is about to commence. The Deanship of Graduate Studies at KKU announces the opening of postgraduate programs ( fully-funded scholarship) for the two degrees of studies (Masters and Ph.D. programs).

This announcement of the KKU scholarship stated that it would be available for admission for the next academic year 1443 AH. You can read further to learn more about admission details that include the required documents, dates to apply, how to apply, and the eligibility criteria.

Note that, this application is limited to those who want to apply for the non-paid King Khalid University postgraduate scholarship. The announcement of admission to the postgraduate studies programs (paid admission) in the below stages: higher diplomas, masters, and Ph.D. programs will take place in the month of Rajab of this year (1442).

Available Programs and Majors

To apply for King Khalid University postgraduate scholarship, you need to first check the available programs and majors for the unpaid programs. There are certain majors that are only available for the Masters’ programs which might not be available for Ph.D. programs. Check the list of available programs below to learn more.

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Available Majors for Master’s Programs at King Khalid University

Below are the available programs and majors for King Khalid University postgraduate scholarship (Masters).

  • Applied Medical Sciences at Abha
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Human Science
  • Islamic Law and Religion Sources/Origins
  • Languages and Translation
  • Sciences
  • To know more about the available programs and specializations under each department, just visit here.

Available Majors for Ph.D. Programs at King Khalid University

Below are the available programs and majors for King Khalid University postgraduate scholarship (Ph.D.)

  • Education
  • Human Science
  • Islamic Law and Religion Sources/Origins
  • Languages and Translation
  • Sciences
  • To know more about the available programs and specializations under each department of doctorate studies, just visit here. It will down a PDF file for you.

Eligibility Criteria for ِِApplicants to KKU Master’s Programs

In general, the following are required for admission to masters’ studies at King Khalid University:

  • The applicant must be a Saudi or on an official scholarship for graduate studies if he/she is not a Saudi Kingdom citizen
  • The applicant must have obtained a university degree from any Saudi university, or any other recognized university, with proof of equivalency from the Ministry of Education attached.
  • He/she must be of good conduct
  • The applicant must be medically fit
  • The applicant must submit two scientific recommendations from professors who previously taught him.
  • Referred consent to the study if the applicant is an employee
  • The applicant must pass any test or personal interview (if any), and with the grade specified by the scientific department.
  • The applicant must be subject to the criteria for the selection made between applicants.
  • English language test results submitted by private or non-accredited institutes are not accepted.
  • The university general aptitude test is not accepted after five years from the test date.
  • English language tests are not accepted after two years of TOEFL and IELTS, and three years for competencies from the date of the test.

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Eligibility Criteria for ِِApplicants to KKU Doctoral Programs

In general, there are certain criteria required for admission to doctoral studies at King Khalid University. Let’s discuss these criteria. Once you are eligible, you can apply for this scholarship.

  • The King Khalid University postgraduate scholarship applicant must be a Saudi or on an official scholarship for graduate studies if he/she is not a Saudi Kingdom citizen
  • The applicant must have obtained a minimum of (very good) grade in Master’s degree from any Saudi university, or any other recognized university, with proof of equivalency from the Ministry of Education attached.
  • He/she must be of good conduct
  • The applicant must be medically fit
  • The origin of the doctoral study is full-time, and the University Council may make an exception from that whenever the need arises.
  • The applicant must pass any test or personal interview (if any), and with the grade specified by the scientific department.
  • The applicant must submit two scientific recommendations from professors who previously taught him.
  • Referred consent to the study if the King Khalid University postgraduate scholarship’s applicant is an employee
  • The applicant must be subject to the criteria for the selection made between applicants.
  • English language test results submitted by private or non-accredited institutes are not accepted.
  • The university general aptitude test is not accepted after five years from the test date.
  • English language tests are not accepted after two years of TOEFL and IELTS, and three years for competencies from the date of the test.

Are you eligible for KKU postgraduate scholarship? Kindly go to page 2 of this article to learn the admission dates (starting and end dates), how to apply for the scholarship, and other useful tips and links to apply for any other available scholarships at the moment.

Admission Dates and How To Apply for King Khalid University Postgraduate Scholarships

The Deanship of Graduate Studies at KKU announces the opening of postgraduate programs ( fully-funded scholarship) for the two degrees of studies (Masters and Ph.D. programs).

The registration to both fully-funded scholarships at King Khalid University is scheduled to start by Allah’s willing on Sunday (21/04/1442 AH ) which corresponds to 06/12/2020 AD. The deadline for the application will be on Saturday (11/05/1442 AH ) equivalents to 26/12/2020 AD.

Any application before the starting date or after the deadline won’t be received. It will be automatically rejected. Please bookmark our website for updates especially about the KKU postgraduate scholarship/

How To Apply for King Khalid University Postgraduate Scholarship

The registration for the King Khalid University Postgraduate Scholarship is not yet beginning, it will start on Sunday 06/12/2020 AD as we said earlier. Please set a reminder or follow us on our Facebook official page for updates.

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To apply, just click the following link: KKU Postgraduate Scholarship when the registration fully starts. The application requests would be submitted through the KKU portal.

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Mabroor Ahmad

Mabroor Ahmad is a writer, blogger, and internet marketer.