Tuition-Free Graduate Programs

At KAUST, every admitted student is granted the KAUST Fellowship-giving you an unparalleled opportunity to enroll in any of our renowned graduate programs tuition free. You can live on the shores of the Red Sea; conduct groundbreaking research in our state-of-the-art research centers; and receive unsurpassed support through our living stipend, generous scholarship, and extensive academic community.

Our students explore some of the most pressing issues facing the world today, from environmental crisis to global water and food supply challenges. Led by our world-class faculty, our students conduct next-level research and invent solutions that will solve the problems of the future. Located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia, KAUST presents a unique opportunity to combine an international graduate experience with unsurpassed research-all with the benefit of a tuition-free degree through our KAUST Fellowship.

Every admitted student earns the KAUST Fellowship, which grants them:

  • Full Free Tuition Support
  • Monthly Living Allowance (From $20,000 to $30,000 annually, depending on qualifications and degree progress)
  • Housing
  • Medical and dental coverage
  • Relocation Support