The majority of students want to study in Arab countries but they don’t know where and how to register. Relax, we are here to shortlist the Arab countries’ scholarship that is presently open and accepts Non-Saudis students into their institutions.

Hopefully, you don’t know that some Arab countries’ universities are still accepting admission seekers despite the fact that the whole world is currently facing the COVID-19 pandemic.

Below is the list of available Arab Universities that still open to non-Saudis for scholarship application, application starting date, closing date, conditions of the scholarships and the registration links.

1. Islamic University of Madinah (Undergraduate Program)

The Islamic University of Madinah Admission and Registration Deanship, Saudi Arabia has been publicized the announcement of the opening of the school scholarship application for the Bachelor’s program earlier last Month, March 2020.

The Islamic University of Madinah scholarship application is opened to both non-Saudi indigenous and Saudi citizens.

Admission Date and Registration Link

Starting Date: 03/03/2020
Closing Date: Unknown (Any moment from now)
Registration Link: For you to apply for the scholarship admission of the Islamic University of Madinah, copy and paste their address link to your browser.

2. Northern Border University (NBU)

The Northern Borders University is an institution which offers a scholarship program for non-Saudi residents who are academically willing to study either from inside or outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Application Date and Registration Link

To apply for the scholarship of NBU, you have to choose from one of the two. As we have said earlier, the scholarship is categorized into two; internal grants and external grants. Ensure you choose the appropriate links below.

If you are a foreign student and want to apply for NBU scholarship, select EXTERNAL GRANTS OF NBU. It will soon end.

3. AlQasimia University Scholarship for fall semester 2020/2021

AlQasimia University which is located in the United Arab Emirates is one of the universities that still opened for scholarship admissions. The colleges in which the applicants can be chosen from include:

College of Sharia and Islamic Studies
College of Arts and Humanities
College of Economics and Administration
College of Communication

4. Islamic University of Madinah E-learning and Distance Education

The approval for the foundation of the Deanship of Distance Education was issued on 27/12/1428AH, and thank Allah it was crowned by the successful approval on 03/07/1429AH.

For you to successfully apply for an e-learning and distance education learning program at the University of Madinah.

5. King Abdulaziz University Postgraduate Scholarship

Scholarship application for postgraduate applicants has been opened since months back. The good news is that it is still open till this moment while aspirants think it has been closed.

To apply for the king Abdulaziz University postgraduate scholarship, just visit this link.

Note: the scholarship is for master and Ph.D. students. If you want to apply for an undergraduate, just skip this and don’t apply.


The above article is all about the available Arab universities that presently accept scholarship applications from non-Saudi indigenes. However, the remaining 6 Universities that are still open will be added to this post soon.

Note: The E-learning and distance education of the Islamic University of Madinah is not totally free, but involves a payment.

Hopefully, the article was helpful? Do you have any problems with any of the universities? Please kindly share it with the earlier solution. Do not forget to share the post for others to benefit from it too.