External scholarships at Princess Noura University for non-Saudi women in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are already fully funded. If you want to study in Saudi Arabia for free and you are now residing in Saudi Arabia, this is the golden opportunity to obtain a full academic seat in Princess Noura University’s scholarships for non-Saudi women.


  • Engineering
  • Computer and Info sciences
  • Sciences
  • Sports science and physical activity
  • Business Management
  • Health and rehabilitation sciences
  • Human Medicine
  • Nursing
  • the pharmacy
  • Dental medicine
  • Foundation year for health colleges.
  • Education and human development
  • Languages
  • Designs and arts
  • the law
  • Humanities and social sciences

Conditions for external scholarships at Princess Noura University

The admission conditions and study regulations applicable to Saudi women at Princess Nourah Bint Abdul Rahman University and higher education institutions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia apply to external scholarship students. Female students must adhere to the following conditions:

  • AgeThe age of the applicant must not be less than (17) years and not more than (25) years for the university stage and the diploma stage for the Institute for Teaching Arabic to Speakers of Other Languages.
  • Secondary certificateThe applicant must have a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Other scholarshipsThe applicant must not have obtained another scholarship from an educational institution in the Kingdom.
  • acadimec regsterationShe must not have a previous record at Princess Noura bint Abdulrahman University.
  • Certificate durationIt must not have been more than five years since she obtained her high school diploma.
  • Medical ExaminationThe applicant must pass the medical examination determined by the regulations and instructions, and be medically fit.
  • Educational institutionsThe applicant must not have been dismissed from one of the educational institutions in the Kingdom.
  • University conditions: Must meet any conditions determined by the University Council and announced at the time of application.
  • Government approvalThe government of the applicant’s country must agree to study in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for countries that require this for Saudi students.
  • Ratification certificateThe secondary certificate must be certified by the Saudi Cultural Mission in the country of issuance of the certificate.
  • Certificate of freedom from criminal recordThe applicant must bring a certificate of cleanliness from the security services in her country.

Documents required to apply for study under the external scholarship system

  1. High School certificate Or its equivalent with a transcript certified by the Kingdom’s Cultural Mission in the country of issuance of the certificate, with a translation into Arabic.
  2. Good conduct certificateIf this is not possible, bring at least two recommendations from well-known authorities in the applicant country.
  3. passport Valid (for applicants).
  4. Approval letter from the applicant country To study in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  5. Certificate of freedom from security records A newly issued document from the security center closest to her residence.
  6. medical report It confirms that the applicant is medically fit, issued before the start of submitting the application within a maximum period of three months.

Benefits provided to external scholarship students

According to what is stipulated in the Regulations for Admission and Sponsorship of Non-Saudis to Higher Education Institutions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by Cabinet Resolution No. (94) dated 29/3/1431 AH, the external scholarship student enjoys the following benefits:

  • HealthcareThe student provides health care throughout her studies.
  • Equipping bonusThe newly arrived student in the Kingdom is given a stipend of two months as a preparation allowance upon arrival.
  • Graduation awardThe graduate is paid a three-month graduation stipend for shipping books.
  • Discounted mealsProviding discounted meals.
  • Providing housingProviding housing and appropriate scientific, social, cultural and training care.
  • Ticket compensationThe student will be compensated for the value of the ticket she came to the Kingdom with at the beginning of her scholarship, provided that the compensation does not exceed the value of the ticket given to her colleagues from the same country.
  • Monthly rewardThe female student is paid a monthly stipend according to what is paid to the Saudi female student.
  • Bonus booksThe student is paid a stipend of one month annually in exchange for books and references, provided that its disbursement is limited to the statutory period specified for completion of study, without extensions.
  • Reward for excellenceA stipend of 1000 Saudi riyals will be paid to the student who obtains an excellent grade in each academic year, at 500 Saudi riyals per semester for her advanced level.
  • Annual travel ticketThe student enrolled to study at the university is given an annual travel ticket to her place of residence at the end of each year, and she can benefit from it at any time, provided that no one else is given it to her and it has not been given to her by another party.
  • Visa and residence serviceThe university undertakes the visa and residency service for the student.

Procedures for applying for an external scholarship application at Princess Noura bint Abdul Rahman University

  1. Electronic submissionApplication is made through the “Study in Saudi Arabia” platform to accept non-Saudis from inside and outside the Kingdom, according to the dates that are announced every year on the platform. You can visit the following electronic link for more details: I study in Saudi Arabia.
  2. Upload the required documents: Upload the required documents through the platform in the registration application in PDF or JPEG format and then send them.
  3. Order number: When the application is completed, the applicant will be given an application number. The applicant is responsible for following up on the registration application submitted through the platform to follow up, amend, and know its status.
  4. Initial approvalAfter the applicant obtains initial approval for the electronic registration application, according to the instructions of the Ministry of Education, she will submit a request for final approval for her studies at the university. She will be notified after the final approval of her acceptance to study at the university has been received from the Ministry of Education via registered communication information (email and phone call).

Controls for terminating a scholarship from abroad

According to what is stipulated in the regulations for accepting the Princess Noura University scholarship for non-Saudi women

  • Leave after you finishThe external scholarship student must leave the Kingdom after completing her studies within a period not exceeding three months from the date of its completion, and the university informs the Passport Office of the end of its relationship with the scholarship to follow up on her departure.
  • program durationIf the original program period has expired, it may not be extended by more than half of it.

General provisions and warnings

  • Exclude requestsExclude any application that does not meet the required conditions and documents.
  • Final approvalApproval of the application electronically does not mean final approval, as the accepted applicant will be notified after the final approval of her acceptance is issued by the Ministry of Education.
  • Pledge of data accuracyThe applicant pledges that all data and documents entered in her application are correct, and if it is proven otherwise, the university has the right to reject the application.
  • Application of residence regulationsResidence regulations in the Kingdom apply to the scholarship applicant.
  • Responsibility during stayThe external scholarship student is on the university’s record during the scholarship, and she is responsible for it during her stay.
  • Transfer between universitiesThe scholarship student is not entitled to transfer from one university to another, and the university may make an exception to this in cases it deems appropriate.
  • Report postponement or withdrawalThe university informs the relevant official authorities in the Kingdom of female scholarship applicants whose postponement, apology, or withdrawal has been accepted, as well as female scholarship applicants who have dropped out of study for any reason, in order to take the necessary action.
  • Work banAn external scholarship student is prohibited from working for companies, institutions, or individuals while studying.
  • Sponsorship TransferThe system does not allow transferring the sponsorship of an external scholarship applicant to another party, or bringing her family members to the Kingdom.