The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has increased the number of fully funded scholarships for Pakistani students.
Saudi Arabia has announced 700 fully funded scholarships for Pakistani students, enabling them to study in the top 25 universities across the kingdom.
The embassy of Riyadh announced in a notification that the kingdom would provide 700 fully funded scholarships for Pakistani students to study for Diploma, Bachelors, Masters, and PhD programs in 25 universities across Saudi Arabia.
“Previously the number of scholarships was 600, which has now been increased to 700,” the embassy statement said in a notification.
“It is to mention here that 75 percent of students will be awarded scholarships from Pakistan, whereas 25 percent scholarships will be given to Pakistani students residing in the Kingdom,” report said.
The kingdom also offered fully funded scholarships to 600 Pakistani students last year. The program covered tuition fees, a monthly stipend, lodging facility, return tickets, a three-month furnishing allowance for married students, medical care, and a monthly stipend of between 850 and 900 riyals.