Applying for cybersecurity studies abroad begins Sunday for Saudi Arabians

Applying for scholarship programs in cybersecurity will start on Sunday as per King Salman’s Foreign Scholarship Program with specialization in this sector. (Shutterstock)
Updated 24 June 2018

Applying for cybersecurity studies abroad begins Sunday for Saudi Arabians

RIYADH: Applying for scholarship programs in cybersecurity will start on Sunday as per King Salman’s Foreign Scholarship Program with specialization in this sector.
The step is part of an agreement between the National Cybersecurity Authority and the Ministry of Education in this regard, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
Applications are to be submitted on this link: KSP.MOE.GOV.SA
According to the deal signed recently, as many as 1,000 young Saudis will benefit from this program to pursue cybersecurity related studies.
This will be carried on a period of five years, with 200 Saudis sent abroad each year.
The program offers bachelors, masters and PhD degrees in the United States, Canada and Britain.
The seats are divided into 60 seats for bachelor degrees, 100 for master programs and 40 for PhD scholarships in cybersecurity, computer networks and artificial intelligence.


Saudi Arabia announces 22 more COVID-19 deaths

Updated 01 June 2020

Saudi Arabia announces 22 more COVID-19 deaths

  • The total number of confirmed cases in the Kingdom so far has reached 87,142
  • A total of 525 people have died from COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 22 new deaths from COVID-19 and 1,881 new cases of the disease on Monday. 
Of the new cases, 688 were recorded in Riyadh, 293 in Jeddah , and 290 in Dammam. 
The total number of confirmed cases in the Kingdom so far has reached 87,142. 
The health ministry also announced that 1,864 more patients had recovered from the coronavirus, bringing the total number of people who have recovered in the Kingdom to 64,306.
A total of 525 people have died from COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia.