1- Applicants to the DCAFL scholarship must:
a. hold a secondary school certificate with a grade not lower than "Good". The certificate and transcript must be in Arabic or English, or translated to either language by a certified translator.
b. be between 17 and 25 years old.
c. not have received a scholarship from any other educational institution in the Kingdom.
d. not have been dismissed from any educational institution in the Kingdom.
e. provide proof of medical fitness.
f. have a passport valid for at least two years.
g. obtain their government approval to receive a scholarship to study in the Kingdom; this applies to citizens of countries that require Saudi students to provide the same approval.
h. submit two letters of recommendation.
i. (only for female applicants) be accompanied by a male guardian (mahram) who, according to the regulations, must either have received a scholarship or have a residence permit (Iqamah), or will be employed by a Saudi employer in need of his services.
2- All certificates and documents must be attested by authorities in the applicant's country.
3- The electronic application must be submitted within the announced deadline with all required documents.
4- Once admitted, applicants must continue the registration procedures and plan their arrival as instructed by email.
5- Upon their arrival to the Kingdom, applicants must pass the medical examination determined by the rules and regulations of the Kingdom and the University.
External Scholarship Application Procedure:
1- Online application forms are submitted within the application period announced on the Arabic Language Institute website (http://ali.kau.edu.sa).
2- All incomplete or inaccurate applications are rejected.
3- Applications are then reviewed by the Admission Committee who decides which applicants are nominated for the scholarship.
4- Nominated applications will be submitted to the Ministry of Education for approval and final admission.
5- Admitted applicants will be contacted via email to verify at which Embassy of the Kingdom they prefer to receive their entry visa.
6- After the visa is issued, applicants must visit the Saudi Embassy for attestation of documents and to complete the necessary formalities for traveling to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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