Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Scholarships for Pakistani Students in Saudi Arabia| HEC Scholarships 2022-2023

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Higher Education Commission is always looking for students who are purely on merit. This time HEC announced post-graduate scholarships for Pakistani Students in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. KSA has announced fully funded scholarships for Pakistani students to study at different levels of their educational careers. Applicants who are looking to study for their graduation, Master’s or Ph.D. programs in Saudi Arabia are encouraged to apply.

HEC makes the application procedure easy as you don’t need to apply through any consultant or agency HEC makes the KSA scholarship opportunity official and also tells applying procedure to the scholarship aspirants.

Students who are residents in Pakistan and legal residents in Saudi Arabia both can apply. These scholarships are for 25 different universities and the applicants who meet the criteria of any university can get scholarships in that relevant institute. There are different available fields of study in which applicants can apply for scholarships.

Disciplines of Studies:

  • Computer Science
  • Political Science
  • Economics
  • Computer Science
  • Agriculture
  • Media Science
  • Arabic
  • Law
  • Education
  • Administration
  • Economics


Host CountrySaudi Arab
Scholarships announced byHigher Education Commission
NationalityPakistani and AJK
Institutes25 KSA Universities
GenderBoth males and Females
Scholarship forPostgraduation, Ph.D. Program
Age17 to 25 for Bachelors
 Below 30 for masters
Less than 35years for Ph.D. programs
Details about Scholarships

Eligible Institute:

25 KSA universities are eligible for HEC scholarships. Only 5% of international students are eligible in these institutes. Except for Princess Noor Binte Abdul Rehman university for girls, Riyadh, and Jamia Islamia Madinah Munawara. The admission percentage of Princess Noor Binte Abdul Rehman for girls in Riyadh is 8 percent for international students. Jamia Islamia Madinah Munawara Grants Admission on scholarships ar 85% of total seats.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants from Pakistan and AJK are eligible for these scholarships
  • Applicants who are applying for bachelor’s programs must be in between 17 to 35 years
  • Applicants who are applying for the Masters’s program must be less than 30 years
  • Applicants who are going to apply for the Ph.D. program must be less than 35 years
  • Applicants with criminal records are not eligible for these scholarships
  • 75% of applicants are from Pakistan
  • Applicants must have the clean educational background
  • Both males and females are eligible for these scholarships
  • Applicants have not applied or gotten any other scholarship award from KSA institutes or the government.

Commencement of Classes:

Selected applicants will join their relevant program from September to October each year in Saudi Arabia.

Beneficial Awards of Scholarships:

There are following benefits will be awarded to the selected candidates:

  • Free medical allowance not only for students but also for their families if married
  • Free lodging of the Candidates
  • The subsidized mess at the campus of the institute
  • 3-month allowance for the shipment of the books
  • 3 months allowance for married students on arrival in KSA
  • Return air ticket will be provided
  • Co-curricular activities at the campus
  • 900 Riyals will be provided to science students and 850 Saudi Riyals stipend will be awarded to the Humanities students.

List of Universities:

There are a number of Universities that are providing scholarships under the KSA scholarship program

King Khalid
King Saud
King Faisal
King Abdul Aziz
Hafar al Batin
Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic
Al Baha
Northern Border
Imam Abdulrahman
Princess Nora
Al Jouf
Prince Sattam bin Abdul Aziz
Details about Institutes

How to Apply:

HEC has only announced these scholarships through the diplomatic channel they are not responsible for any other consequences related to KSA scholarships. Applicants can apply  by themselves online on the websites of the Saudi Universities and forward these downloaded application to the Pakistan Embassy, Riyadh

for follow-up with the Ministry of Education.

Official Information at Ministry of Education Saudi Arabia

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