We will help you every step of the way with the tools and advising you need.

The internship program is open to Bachelors and Masters students. There are currently 100+ research projects available to choose from across various STEM disciplines - computer, electrical, mathematical, biological, environmental, and physical sciences and engineering, which can be taken as internships of between 3 and 6 months. Students can choose their own start and end dates as the program runs across the year.

The cost of tuition fees, housing, health insurance, and return flights are covered by KAUST, and we offer a monthly stipend for living costs.

Applying for a


Internships Last Between
3-6 Months
Agreed Upon With Your
Faculty Mentor
Applications Accepted
Year Around


Undergraduate students in 3rd year
and above 
and Masters Students


GPA 3.5/4.00
(14/20 ECTS B)
Strong Verbal & Written English Skills

(recommended score of 79 on the TOEFL IBT (Internet Based Test) or 6.5 on the IELTS)



Official Transcript(s)
in English from current and previous institutions
Letter of Recommendation

from faculty member in field of study

Valid Passport

(with six months validity)

Summary of your career, qualifications and education.
Statement of Purpose
Explain your motivation to become a VSRP intern