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Scholarships at Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University

Saudi Arabia offers university scholarships for non-Saudis for the purpose of spreading Islam, learning Arabic languages, sharing knowledge, and strengthening collaboration between Saudi Arabia and international countries together to better serve humanity.

 The Department of Scholarships at the Deanship of Admission and Registration at Princess Nourah Bint Abdul Rahman University is concerned with following up the implementation of scholarship programs at the university. It organizes all admission processes according to the regulations adopted by ministry of education in the council of ministers decision number (94) date (29/3/1431 AH) that is regulating the controls of admission for the scholarships (non- Saudi students) in the higher education institutions in kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Academic Scholarship:

It is the seat granted for non-Saudi female student to study at Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University.

Types of Academic Scholarships:

-    External scholarships for non-Saudi female students from abroad of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

-    Internal scholarships for non-Saudi students residing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with valid Residence Permit (Iqama).

External scholarships:

      External Scholarship Conditions:

The Saudi students' admission conditions and school regulations apply to external scholarship students at Princess Noura Bint Abdul Rahman University according to available seats and Institutions of higher education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the following is required:

·         The age of the applicant should be minimum 17 and maximum 25 years old for both bachelor's and diploma program of Arabic Language Teaching Institute for Non-Arabic Speakers.

·         The applicant has a high school certificate or an equalized one.

·         The applicant has not been granted any other scholarship from an educational institution in Saudi Arabia.

·         She should not have a previous record at Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University.

·         The high school graduation year must not exceed five years.

·         The applicant must pass the medical examination stipulated by the regulations and instructions, and be medically fit.

·         The applicant must not be dismissed from any other Saudi educational institution.

·         The student must fulfill any conditions specified by the University Council and announced at the time of application.

·         That the government of the applicant's country agree to study in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for countries that require that for Saudi students.

·         The secondary certificate must be certified by the Saudi cultural attaché in the country of issuance of the certificate.

·          The applicant should bring a Police clearance certificate from the security services in her country. 

      Required documents to apply for studying by external scholarship:

1.  The high school certificate or that equates it with the marks record certified from cultural mission of Saudi Arabia in the country of issuance of the certificate and translate them into Arabic language.

2.  Certificate of good conduct in the event that this is not possible, at least two recommendations from known parties in the applicant's country be submitted.

3. Valid passport for the applicant.

4.   Approval paper from applicant's country to study in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

5.  Valid Police clearance certificate.

6.  Medical report issued before applying (max 3 months).

* With the need to bring the original documents mentioned above after your acceptance for check conformance of documents.

      Benefits offered to external scholarship students:

 

 According to what is stipulated in the Regulation of Admission Controls for Non-Saudis to Higher Education Institutions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Their Sponsorship by the Council of Ministers' Resolution   No. (94) dated 3/29/1431 AH: Without prejudice to any financial advantage determined by the regulations governing the financial affairs of universities, the external scholarship student enjoys with the following advantages:

  • The student's health care throughout her studies.
  • A new student is rewarded 2 months as a preparation allowance when arrival.
  • A graduate student is rewarded 3 months as books shipping allowance.
  • Providing discounted meals.
  • Offering dormitory to the student and the appropriate social, educational, cultural and training care.
  • A student is compensated about the value of the ticket used to come to Saudi Arabia in the beginning of her grant. Compensation should not exceed the value of tickets of her nationals.
  • The student is paid a monthly reward according to what is paid to the Saudi student.
  • A student is given a one-month reward annually in exchange for books and references, provided that the disbursement is limited to the statutory period specified for completing the study without extensions.
  • The student will be given a reward of 1,000 riyals, with an excellent grade in each academic year, at the rate of 500 riyals per semester, for her advanced level.
  • A current student is given a ticket annually to her residence at the end of every year. And may benefit the student from it at any time provided that it is not be disbursed   another for her and the student should not be disbursed by another party.

The university undertakes the issuance of visa and residence permit for the student.

     Procedures for applying for a scholarship application at Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University:

- The application must be submitted within specified dates to be announced on the Deanship of Admissions and Registration page on the university website.

- Apply electronically by a link activated during submission period that is announced.

- all the required documents are submitted by the link with PDF-JPEG form and send it.

- Upon completion of the application, the applicant shall be given a special number (application number) to keep on, follow and modify it.

- The applicant shall be responsible for maintaining the application number granted to it upon completion of the application for entry, follow-up and amendment during the submission period.

- To inquire about the status of the application, it is possible through the application number and the registered ID number (passport) and to view the included note.

- After closing the submission link, the Scholarship Department will complete the admissions process according to the instructions of the Ministry of Education, and will be notified accordingly. The applicant will be notified after the arrival of their finally acceptance from the Ministry of Education through e-mails and telephone calls.

      Scholarship End Procedures:

  • According to the regulation of admission controls for non-Saudis in higher education institutions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and their sponsorship stipulated by the Council of Ministers' Resolution   No. (94) dated 3/29/1431 AH:

    • The external scholarship student must exit the kingdom after completing her studies by maximum three months of the scholarship end date. The university will inform   interior ministry (passport sector) to follow her leaving.
    • If the original program period has expired, it can not be extended by more than half of it.

    General provisions and warnings: 
    • Exclude any application that does not meet the required conditions and documents.
    • Submitting more than one application for admission by the applicant during the same period will cancel all applications submitted by the applicant .
    • Applying electronically and getting approval means the applicant gets initial but not final nomination unless she is informed about that, the accepted student will be notified after her final acceptance.
    • The applicant undertakes that all data and documents entered in her application are correct, and in the event otherwise, the university has the right to exclude the application.
    • According to what is stipulated in the regulation of admission controls for non-Saudis in higher education institutions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and their sponsorship by the Council of Ministers' Resolution   No. (94) dated 29/3/1431 AH:
    • The scholarship applicant shall be subject to the residency regulations in the Kingdom.
    • The external scholarship student is on the university record during the scholarship, and she is responsible for it during her stay.
    • The scholarship student is not entitled to transfer from one university to another, and the university has the right to make an exception from this in the cases it considers appropriate.
    • The university informs the concerned official authorities in the Kingdom of scholarship students whose postponement, apology or withdrawal has been accepted, as well as scholarship students who have dropped out of studies for any reason, in order to take the necessary measures.


      Application Dates:

Application dates are announced on the university's website.​


Internal scholarships:

      Internal Scholarship Conditions:

  • The Saudi students' admission conditions and school regulations apply to Internal scholarship students at Princess Noura Bint Abdul Rahman University according to available seats and Institutions of higher education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the following is required:

    • Applicant's age average should be between 17-25 for bachelor and diploma grade of Arabic Language Teaching Institute for Non-Arabic Speakers.
    • The applicant has a high school certificate or an equalized it with the marks record from Saudi Arabia or outside.
    • The applicant must pass the general aptitude test and the attainment test, provided by the National Center for Measurement to register for a bachelor's program, or an applied college diploma.      
    • The applicant has not been granted any other scholarship from an educational institution in Saudi Arabia.
    • She should not have a previous record at Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University.
    • The high school graduation year must not exceed five years.
    • The applicant must pass the medical examination stipulated by the regulations and instructions, and be medically fit.
    • The applicant must not be dismissed from any other Saudi educational institution.
    • Holding a valid iqama.
    • The student must fulfill any conditions specified by the University Council and announced at the time of application.
    • Tuition fees Paid by student after receiving the final acceptance -except for those accepted into the diploma program for   the Arabic Language Teaching Institute for Non-Arabic Speakers is   free -according to the following instructions:
    • A yearly amount of 14,000 SAR paid in 7000 SAR instalments per term for Humanities' majors of the bachelor's degree.
    • A yearly amount of 18,000 SAR paid in 9000 SAR instalments per term for Scientific majors of the bachelor's degree.
    • A yearly amount of 10,000 SAR paid in 5000 SAR instalments per term for Diploma of Science majors.
    • A yearly amount of 8,000 SAR paid in 4000 SAR instalments per term for Diploma of Humanities' majors
    • The internal scholarship student is exempt from instalment of one term if she passes the first year the bachelor's degree only with a GPA   not less than of 4.75 out of 5. The student must pay the fees when she didn't keep the required rate for exemption.
    • The student is entitled for refund in case of withdrawal during the allowed period of withdrawal provided that it does not exceed three weeks from the date of the start of the study.
    • The student is not entitled to refund the amount in the event of an apology for studying the semester, after a month has passed since the beginning of the semester.
    • The student does not pay tuition fees for the postponed semester, provided that she does not have financial dues to the university.
    • The university shall pause the student's schedule and conceal her results if the instalments are not received without prior notice.
    • The university must be notified if the student does not wish to complete her studies at the university.
    The Required Admission Documentation for Internal Scholarship Students:
  1. 1⦁ A stamped copy of high school certificate. In case of getting the certificate from outside, the student must equate the certificate from education ministry.
  2. 2 A copy of valid iqama of applicant.
  3. 3⦁ The applicant's valid passport except those who are non – citizens applicants (Qabaayil Naaziha ).
  4. 4 A copy of the application for the Saudi Nationality issued by the Ministry of the Interior for the applicant from the non – citizens applicants (Qabaayil Naaziha ).

* With the need to bring the original documents mentioned above after your acceptance for check conformance of documents.


      Criteria for admission to Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University for internal scholarships:

    • It is accepted to apply for the majors available for the year of admission, except for health colleges in all their departments, in implementation of what was stated in by the Council of Ministers' Resolution    No. (94) dated 3/29/1431 AH regulating the controls for accepting non-Saudi scholarship students in higher education institutions in the Kingdom.
    • A non-Arabic speaking student is accepted into the Arabic Language Teaching Diploma Program, and the scholarship is upgraded from a diploma degree grant to a bachelor's degree grant in accordance with the decision of the Institute of Teaching Arabic Language for Non-Arabic Speakers Council, according to the stipulated conditions for that.
    • Admission to Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University for internal scholarship applicants in bachelor's Programs depends on the composite ratio criterion: total grades (high school + aptitude + attainment).
    • Standards of Compound ratio for the year 1444​ AH:
CollegeCombined Ratio
Scientific Colleges(30%) Secondary+ (30%) aptitude +(40%) attainment
Humanities colleges except for the College of Languages(50%) Secondary+ (25%) aptitude +(25%) attainment
Applied College(50%) Secondary+ (25%) aptitude +(25%) attainment
College of languages
(50%) Secondary+ (15%) aptitude +(15%) attainment +20% for STEP

 

Standards of Compound ratio for the year:

https://www.rgu-admit.edu.sa/rgu/CalculatePercentage

 

      Procedures for applying for a scholarship application at Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University :

  • The application must be submitted within specified dates to be announced on the Deanship of Admissions and Registration page on the university website.
  • Apply electronically by a link activated during submission period that is announced.
  • all the required documents are submitted by the link with PDF-JPEG form and send it.
  • Upon completion of the application, the applicant shall be given a special number (application number) to keep on, follow and modify it.
  • The applicant shall be responsible for maintaining the application number granted to it upon completion of the application for entry, follow-up and amendment during the submission period.
  • To inquire about the status of the application, it is possible through the application number and the registered ID number (iqama) and to view the included note.
  • After closing the submission link, the Scholarship Department will complete the admissions process according to the instructions of the Ministry of Education, and will be notified accordingly. The applicant will be notified after the arrival of their finally acceptance from the Ministry of Education through e-mails and telephone calls.

      Scholarship End Procedures:

According to the regulation of admission controls for non-Saudis in higher education institutions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and their sponsorship stipulated by the Council of Ministers' Resolution   No. (94) dated 3/29/1431 AH:

  • If the original program period has expired, it can not be extended by more than half of it.

      General provisions and warnings:

-Exclude any application that does not meet the required conditions and documents.

-  Submitting more than one application for admission by the applicant during the same period will cancel all applications submitted to it.

-  Applying electronically and getting approval means the applicant gets initial but not final nomination unless she is informed about that, the accepted student will be notified after her final acceptance.

- The applicant undertakes that all data and documents entered in her application are correct, and in the event otherwise, the university has the right to exclude the application.

- According to what is stipulated in the regulation of admission controls for non-Saudis in higher education institutions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and their sponsorship by the Council of Ministers' Resolution   No. (94) dated 29/3/1431 AH:

·    The scholarship applicant shall be subject to the residency regulations in the Kingdom.

·   The scholarship student is not entitled to transfer from one university to another, and the university has the right to make an exception from this in the cases it considers appropriate.

·   The university informs the concerned official authorities in the Kingdom of scholarship students whose postponement, apology or withdrawal has been accepted, as well as scholarship students who have dropped out of studies for any reason, in order to take the necessary measures.

    

      Application Dates:

Application dates are announced on the university's website.

    


  To contact us:

Administration:

Deanship of Admission and Registration- Scholarships Administration

Locatio:

Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University, Al Narjs District

Gate Number- 3- Administration Building

Parking Number PO5

To contact

Scholarships Administration Email:

Dsa_scholar@pnu.edu.sa

Telephone:

·                     00966118243346

·                     00966118243341

·                     00966118243454

·                     00966118243542

·                     00966118243205

·                     00966118243171