Alfaisal University has several scholarship programs available to students such as Merit-based (excellence in academic performance) and Financial need-based. The scholarship opportunities are available to new undergraduate students applying to Alfaisal University. Scholarships are awarded at the beginning of each academic year for new students only.


Alfaisal University offers scholarships program to help the undergraduate students who have financial difficulties from all countries to achieve their academic goals based on the following criteria:

Criteria
  • Student must be an undergraduate student.
  • Student must meet admission criteria of Alfaisal University
  • Student must apply for Need-Based form through admission application.
  • Student must confirm his admission acceptance in Alfaisal University (paying seat confirmation fees and submitting the original documents).
  • Providing a proof of financial need.
  • Demonstrated academic excellence Academic (standardized tests (Qudurat, Tahseely, SAT I, SAT II, IB, AS & A level tests).
  • List of special skills, talents or social creative ideas (attach supporting documents).

Application Process
Deadline July 27th 2019

Scholarship Coverage

  • Bachelor: 20% of the tution fees

Required Documents
  • Fill out the “Need-Based E-Form” and upload it to the Online Admission Application.
  • Salary certificate contains (total salary plus all allowances in details, Employer stamp, Employer Signature, Chamber of commerce stamp and the date of the letter issuance should not exceed one month, Salary letters should be issued from same sponsor mentioned on Iqama).
  • Account Bank Statement for last 3 months with bank stamp
  • Family National ID/Family Members IQAMA including parents
  • House Rent Contract If property not owned or Electricity/Water Bill If you own the property.

Important Notes
  1. Applying for this scholarship does not mean being awarded; scholarships seats and funds are limited. Only top students will be awarded based on the above criteria and the availability of seats and funds.
  2. All applications will be thoroughly reviewed and evaluated. Scholarships final results require the approval of multiple parties, which might delay the final results. Therefore, Alfaisal University will not be held liable for any delay.
  3. Students cannot get both Need-Based & Merit-Based scholarships at the same time.
  4. Scholarships Office will evaluate your performance (CGPA) by the end of every Fall & Spring semester. If your CGPA drops below 3.50 but still above 3.00, you will be given one semester to raise it. If you fail to do so or your CGPA drops below 3.00 at the end of any semester, the scholarship will be completely terminated.
  5. Summer semester tuition fees are not covered by the scholarship.

Criteria

The following table shows the minimum criteria for merit scholarship nomination of undergraduate students. However, meeting these criteria does not mean being awarded a scholarship as the scholarship seats and funds are limited. Only a limited number of students will be awarded based on the below criteria and the availability of funds.


College

Test Types

Qudurat

Tahsily

SAT 1

SAT 2

AS

A2

IB

Out of 2400

Out of 1600

Medicine

95

95

2000

1400

700 × 2

3 × A

3 × A*

37

Pharmacy

90

90

1900

1300

650 × 2

3 × A

3 × A

34

Engineering

90

90

1900

1300

650 × 2

3 × A

3 × A

34

Science

90

90

1900

1300

650 × 2

3 × A

3 × A

34

Business

90

85

1900

1300

650 × 2

3 × A

3 × A

34

  • Note
    • - American System: 2 subjects are required for SAT II (excluding Math I).
      - College of Business: Tahsily, SAT II or AS scores will be considered as an additional factor.


Application Process
  • The Deanship of Student Affairs will processes the merit-based Scholarship following student’s confirmation of acceptance and paying the 5,000 SAR seat deposit.
Deadline July 27th 2019

Scholarship Coverage
  • Bachelor: 20% of the tution fee.

Important Notes
  1. Scholarship funds are limited; being nominated for a scholarship doesn’t mean being awarded; priority will be given to students with good academic standing.
  2. Student cannot get both Need & Merit-Based scholarships at the same time.
  3. Scholarship Office will evaluate your performance (CGPA) by the end of every Fall & Spring semester. If a student fails to attain a cumulative GPA of 3.75 out of 4.00 by the end of any of the two semesters, the scholarship will be terminated immediately.
  4. Summer semester tuition fees are not covered by the scholarship.
  5. The University reserves the right to cancel the scholarship program without any prior notice and without any liability.

Dean’s List is awarded at the end of each academic year for continued students with 3.75 GPA and its 20% of tuition fees.

  • Student's must complete at least 30 CH of AU courses (UPP courses are excluded).
  • Student's must obtain a CGPA of 3.75/4.00 or above by the end of each academic year.
  • Summer semester tuition fees are excluded
The University reserve the right to cancel Dean’s List program without any prior notice and without any liability.

The Sibling Discount is granted to siblings enrolled in Alfaisal University based on the following criteria:

  • All siblings must be enrolled in full-time undergraduate degree in Alfaisal University.
  • The sibling discount is applicable fall and spring semesters only.
  • The sibling must provide evidence of relationship.
  • The new applicant can apply through the admission application attaching a copy of national IDs or Iqama’s of both siblings.
  • 15% discount will be granted to the second sibling and 25% for each successive siblings.
The University reserves the right to cancel Sibling Discounts program without any prior notice and without any liability.

The student must maintain scholarship requirements throughout his/her study to sustain the scholarship. The scholarship will continue until the student graduates from Alfaisal University and will cover:

  • One year for the University Preparatory Program.
  • Four years for the College of Engineering, Business, or Science.
  • Six years for the College of Medicine or Pharmacy

The student is not permitted to change his/her major without approval from the Academic Deans of the concerned colleges and the Scholarship Awards Committee.

The Office of Scholarship and Financial Assistance may terminate a student's scholarship on the recommendation of a college or the Scholarships Committee under any of the following conditions:

  1. Unsatisfactory academic progress by not maintaining the required CGPA
  2. Personal or disciplinary issues that prevent continued attendance as reported by the Dean of the student’s college.
  3. Withdrawal from the university.
  4. Not graduating within the recommended timeframe specified for completing the bachelor degree program