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 Scholarship Announcements

The Deanship of Graduate Studies at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) is pleased to announce that KFUPM provides full MS and PhD scholarships for distinguished graduate applicants who demonstrate high potential for conducting original research in the fields of Engineering, Sciences, and Business.

The online application portal is open twice every academic year. All interested and eligible, local and International candidates are invited to apply according to the deadlines available in this link http://www.kfupm.edu.sa/deanships/dgs/Pages/en/Application-Deadlines.aspx.  

Distinguished Partnership of KFUPM with International Institutions
 
KFUPM has a very strong collaborative partnership on conducting innovative research with the following international institutions:

  • MIT: Clean Water and Clean Energy.

  • Stanford: Oil, Gas, and Geosciences.

  • California Institute of Technology (Caltech): Petrochemicals and Polymers.

  • Technical University of Munich: Refining and Petrochemicals.

  • Cambridge University: Oil and Gas.

  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech): Geo-signal Processing and Smart Grids.

  • National University of Singapore: Refining and Petrochemicals

  • KAUST: Many research disciplines in Engineering and Sciences.

  • Saudi Aramco (the largest oil company worldwide): Many research disciplines.

  • SABIC (one of the leading petrochemical companies worldwide): Refining, Petrochemical, and Polymers.

  • In addition to many world-class universities and industries in different research fields.

Centers for Research Excellence at KFUPM
 
To provide extreme support for research in areas of excellence, KFUPM has established the National Centers for Research Excellence in the following areas:

The Research Institute

The Research Institute is the cornerstone of applied research activities at KFUPM, solving critical scientific and technical problems as well as working on turning knowledge into practice. More details are available on the website of the Research 
Institute at the link: http://www.kfupm.edu.sa/ri/

Research Groups at KFUPM

To provide special support for research in focused areas of interest to Saudi Arabia, KFUPM has established 13 Research Groups in Science and Engineering areas. More details are available on the website of the Deanship of Scientific Research at the linkhttp://www.kfupm.edu.sa/dsr/

Graduate programs offered at KFUPM

DISCIPLINE DEGREES
Accountancy 
M.ACC.
Aerospace Engineering M.Sc.
Applied Statistics M.Sc.
Architectural Engineering M.Sc.
Business Administration M.B.A.
Chemical Engineering Ph.D., M.Sc.
Chemistry Ph.D., M.Sc.
City & Regional Planning M.C.R.P.
Civil & Environmental Engineering Ph.D., M.Sc.
Computer Engineering Ph.D., M.Sc.
Computer Networks M.Sc.
Computer Science Ph.D., M.Sc.
Construction Engineering & Management M.Sc.
Electrical Engineering Ph.D., M.Sc.
Environmental Sciences M.Sc.
Geology   Ph.D., M.Sc.
Geophysics M.Sc.
Industrial & Systems Engineering Ph.D., M.Sc.
Information Assurance & Security 
M.Sc. 
Life Sciences  
M.Sc. 
Materials Science & Engineering M.Sc.
Mathematical Sciences Ph.D., M.Sc.
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D., M.Sc.
Medical Physics M. Med. Phys.
Petroleum Engineering Ph.D., M.Sc.
Physics Ph.D., M.Sc.
Software Engineering M.Sc.
Systems & Control Engineering Ph.D., M.Sc.
Telecommunication Engineering M.Sc.
 
Online Admission System

The online graduate admission application for the coming semester will be available according to the Online application Deadlines through the Online Application link 

After submission of a complete online application, mandatory documents need to be uploaded before the Deadlines through the Upload System using the same Login ID and PIN created for the online application. 
 
Mandatory documents for an application (without which application will not be processed

  • Copy of identification (Passport for international applicants / National ID for Saudi nationals / Iqama for residents of Saudi Arabia).

  • Complete official transcripts for BS degree (and MS degree if applying to PhD).

  • Statement-of-Purpose (a one-page essay focusing on career and research goals at KFUPM).

  • Recommendation Letters from academic referees through the online recommendation system after submitting the online application.

  • Certificates for BS degree (and MS degree if applying to PhD) if degrees granted.

  • GMAT score (for international MBA applicants).

Other supporting documents (needed for a final decision)

  • TOEFL score (min. is 68 iBT for MS and 79 iBT for PhD) or IELTS score (min. is 6 for MS and 6.5 for PhD).

  • Acceptable GRE General score (min. Quant. is 156, min. Analytical Writing is 4.0).

  • Upon approval, original/certified copies of degree certificate(s) and transcript(s) are to be sent through postal mail.

Application Deadlines

All interested and eligible, local and international candidates are invited to apply for Graduate Studies at KFUPM according to the
deadlines in this link: http://www.kfupm.edu.sa/deanships/dgs/Pages/en/Application-Deadlines.aspx 


For any questions or further clarifications, please feel free to contact us at gs-admissions@kfupm.edu.sa or Telephone: +966-3-860-2800, or check our website at http://www.kfupm.edu.sa/deanships/dgs/Default.aspx  or follow us on Facebook and Twitter via the links 
 

We wish you the best in your endeavor.
 

Best regards,
 
Admission Office
Deanship of Graduate Studies
Tel: 00966-3860-2800
Fax: 00966-3860-2829
P.O. Box 5055
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)
Dhahran 31261
Saudi Arabia 
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