Foreign Scholarship - Saudi Arabia

University Scholarship

Arabic Language Scholarship at King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

King Abdulaziz University offers Arabic Language Scholarship for Non - Arabic Speakers in Saudi Arabia. The General Diploma in Arabic as a Foreign Language is a 60- credit hour program offered in 4 semesters of full-time study. The program is intended to develop students’ linguistic competence in all four language skills (Listening – Speaking – Reading and Writing). This will enable them to use the target language by direct contact in real life situations. Successfully pass students will be awarded a diploma certificate in Arabic as a foreign language (DCAFL). The scholarship covers the costs of full-time diploma tuition fees.

Locations of Study

Saudi Arabia

Host Institution

King Abdulaziz University

Application Deadline

May 15, 2013

Level of Study

General Diploma

Field(s) of study

Arabic as a Foreign Language

Nationality  Required

Open for any country


Scholarship Provider :

King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

Qualifying details:

- Candidates should be 17-25 years old.

- Applicants should provide required documents, and get statement showing his/ her country approval to study in KSA.

- Applicants should never receive any other offer of scholarship from any Saudi Institution.

- Applicants should provide an official statement of good conduct and never convicted of criminal acts.

- Candidates should never be dismissed from any Saudi Educational Institution.

- All Documents need to be authenticated in accordance to university regulations.

- Candidates need to pass medical inspection.

- Applicants should obtain General Secondary Certificate or equivalent.


Course Details :



- Exclusively considered applications are those, successfully completed, conciliating conditions, and submitted before annually announced deadlines.

- Applications are to be initially directed to Saudi Embassies/ Consulates all over the world, and the Institute. The Institute will examine them, and send candidatures to the MOHE for final approval.

- The relevant board at MOHE will review candidates’ papers and send endorsed lists to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for issuing entry visas.

- Students in AIFL are covered by medical care matching that offered to Saudi Students.

- Each student is granted a two-month allowance upon arrival at AIFL, and a three-month allowance at graduation date.

- Students are eligible for privileges same as Saudi students studying in Theoretical Sections.

- Students are eligible for discounted meals in accordance with University Council regulations.

- Students are eligible for university accommodation as well as educational and orientation counseling.

- Students traveling by air are granted air-tickets in accordance with university regulations. In case of no tickets issued, KAU grants compensation to students who buy their own tickets immediately upon submitting satisfactory proof.

Required documents:

- A Copy of officially certified certificates.

- A Copy of officially certified transcripts.

- Letters of recommendation/ nomination for a scholarship award from an officially recognized Institution.

- A Certificate of Good Conduct (or an equivalent document).

- A recent medical checkup report.

- A Copy of a valid passport.

- 3 recent photos (6x4 cm.).

- A letter of consent from the applicant's country of origin.

- Full permanent and correspondence Addresses.

Contact Information:

King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
The Arabic Language Institute
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – Jeddah
P.O. Box : 80200
Zip Code : 21589
Phone  : 00966565081488
E-mail :, Website : 

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