The Islamic University of Madinah is offering a fully funded scholarship for the academic year 2023-2024. This scholarship is specifically designed for international students and covers both undergraduate and master’s programs. Successful applicants will receive a range of benefits, including a monthly allowance, free furnished accommodation, and access to quality healthcare.
Established in 1961 through a royal decree by the government of Saudi Arabia, the Islamic University of Madinah is located in the holy city of Medina. The university offers a diverse range of degree programs, with fully funded scholarships primarily available for subjects in the field of basic sciences. These scholarships are specifically targeted towards Muslim students, and they provide an excellent opportunity for international students to study in Saudi Arabia.
- Level of Study: Undergraduate / Masters
- Institution(s): Islamic University Madinah
- Study in: Saudi Arabia
- Program Period: Varies according to selected program.
- Deadline: Ongoing
- Civil Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Renewable Energy
- Engineering and Technology Management
- Mechatronics & Robotics
Benefits of the Islamic University Madinah Scholarship:
- Free plane ticket upon admission and at the end of each academic year, following specific guidelines.
- Monthly allowance provided to the scholarship recipients.
- Additional allowance for students who achieve the grade of excellence.
- Free furnished accommodation for non-married students.
- Access to food at the university restaurant for a small monthly fee.
- Quality healthcare services available at the university hospital.
- Free daily transportation to and from the Prophet’s Mosque.
- Regular organized ‘Umrah (lesser pilgrimage) trips.
- Use of social, training, and sports facilities at the university.
Qualification Requirements for Islamic University Madinah Scholarship:
- Required Language: English.
- Eligible Countries: All world countries.
- Applicants must be international (Muslim) males of good conduct.
- Students must have completed high school education (12 years) or an equivalent qualification for undergraduate programs.
- Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or have completed 16 years of education for Master’s degree applications, with a minimum GPA of 3.75 out of 5.
- Applicants should be in good physical and medical health.
- Age requirement for undergraduate degrees: Applicants must be between 17 and 25 years old.
- Students must demonstrate a commitment to completing their bachelor’s degrees and adhering to the university’s rules and regulations.
- Language Test for Master’s: Applicants from Gulf Countries must obtain a minimum score of 65 in the Post-Graduate General Aptitude Test (QIYAS) within the past five years. Applicants from outside Saudi Arabia must obtain a minimum score of 130 in the GRE test (quantitative part) within the past two years. Alternatively, applicants must obtain a minimum score of 450 in TOEFL-PBT or its equivalent within the past two years. The Faculty Council reserves the right to exempt applicants from this requirement.
How to Apply:
Application Instructions for Islamic University Madinah Scholarship:
- Subscribe to our YouTube channel for a step-by-step application process.
- To apply for the scholarship, click here to access the online application form.
- Prepare the following documents for upload:
- Educational documents (results card, degrees)
- Birth certificate or ID card
- Passport (if applicable)
- Testimony of conduct (character certificate)
- Medical report
- Recommendation letter (from school, Islamic institution, or an individual)
- All documents must be in Arabic or English language.
- If the applicant is granted admission, the accepted student must bring their original documents attested by the Saudi Embassy. If there is no Saudi Embassy in their country, the documents should be attested by an authority recognized by the university.