Saudi Arabia authorities has announced fully funded scholarships for Pakistani college students to study at diploma, Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD degrees in 25 best universities of the kingdom. Students dwelling in Pakistan and residents of KSA each can observe for mentioned scholarships.
Seventy five percent students will be provided scholarship from Pakistan whereas 25 percent scholarships could be given to Pakistani college students dwelling in the Kingdom.
The outstanding applicants will also be provided with monthly stipend and other incentives.
According to the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC). The scholarships have been introduced within the disciplines of politics, law, education and training, administration, economics, engineering, computer technology, agriculture, Arabic, Islamic Studies and media sciences.
The science students securing the scholarships could be given a month-to-month stipend of 900 Saudi Riyal (SR) and 850 SR month-to-month allowance could be given to humanities students.
Moreover, the ones securing admission at the varsities could be furnished with a return ticket to country as well as free medical facilities.
The candidates, hailing from Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), need to be elderly between 17 to 25 years for Bachelor’s programme, should be underneath 30 years for Master’s programme and less than 35 for PhD programme on last date of the application page of respective college.
Each university is accepted to enroll just 5 percent of the worldwide college students except for Princess Noor Binte Abdul Rehman University for girls, Riyadh and Jamia Islamia Madinah Munawara, in which the percentage on scholarship is eight percent.
Jamia Islamia Madinah Munawara will furnish admission on scholarship eighty-five percent of the whole seats.
The scholarship covers free accommodations; 3 months furnishing allowance on arrival in KSA for married pupils; return air ticket; free medical for the students and his/her families, if married; three months commencement allowance for shipment of books; discounted meal at the campus; sports and recreational facilities at the campus; and assistance for dependents and tour costs.
The coalition government led by means of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has allotted Rs65 billion for the HEC within the budget for financial year 2022-23.
Announcing the price range in yearly budget, Finance Minister Miftah Ismail said that the authorities has earmarked Rs65 billion in the financial budget for Higher Education Commission. “In addition, Rs44 billion were allotted for the improvement schemes of the HEC which is 67 percent higher than the preceding year,” he said.