Arabic Language Scholarships Available at King Saud University in Riyadh (2015-2016)

In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Ever Merciful…

The Arabic Linguistics Institute at King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, has recently announced the dates for scholarship courses for the next academic year (2015-2016). Interested candidates should apply online before October 24, 2014.

The scholarships available are:

  • Master of Arts in teaching Arabic for non-Arabic speakers (only for male students at the Department of Applied Linguistics)
  • Higher diploma in education in teaching Arabic for non-Arabic speakers (only for male students at the Department of Applied Linguistics
  • Higher diploma of Arabic language training for non-native speakers (only for male students during their service at the Teacher Training Department).
  • Diploma in Arabic language for non-native speakers for this diploma (for males and females, through the Department of Language and Culture).

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How to Certify American Documents and Verify U.S. High School Transcripts, Certificates, and Diplomas

In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Ever Merciful…

Candidates who apply to universities in Saudi Arabia are usually asked to have some of their documents certified or attested by the Saudi Embassy, Consulate, or Cultural Mission of their home country.

The following information has been made available by the Saudi Embassy in the United States to assist Americans in authenticating their documents:

University Degrees

For verification of university degrees, the following should be sent to:

Saudi Cultural Mission
8500 Hilltop Rd
Fairfax, VA  22031

  • Name of applicant & Social Security number
  • Name of Employer.
  • Name of the Courier Agency.
  • A letter stating the reasons of for requiring Authentication.
  • A copy of the employment contract.
  • A copy of the applicant’s passport.
  • A certified copy of the applicant’s college/university degree.
  • Updated official transcript (in a sealed envelope).
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List of Accepted Students at Imam University, Riyadh 1434-1435 (2013-2014)

In the Name of Allaah…

Imam Muhammad ibn Su’ood Islaamic University in Riyadh has just published the list of accepted students from all over the world for the upcoming academic year: 1434-1435 (2013-2014).

The Admissions Department publicized a list of 395 international scholarships, which includes students from all around the world, among them:

  • 6 Americans
  • 15 Britons (#23-30 and #241-247)
  • 28 Filipinos (#147-160 and #346-359)
  • 2 Canadians
  • 1 French

Source: Official published list from the university (PDF)

Contact Information for “Admissions” for Follow-up:

A current student may be able to volunteer some time to offer some help and guidance until the university opens (may Allaah reward him generously):

  • Email: at gmail dot com
  • Phone: (412) 961-2363 (USA)

We pray that Allaah blesses them all and grants them success in their studies.

About studying at Imam University (click here)

*NOTE: Riyadh has recently had its area code changed. The old area code was 01. The new one is 011.

Also, you will not likely receive any response from anyone at the university before the second week of Shawwaal (beginning August 18, 2013), due to the ‘Eed al-Fitr break.