King Abdullah Scholarship Program for Technical Trainers (KASPTT)

Qualified Saudi graduates of the Colleges of Technology are fully funded for up to 3.5 years (1 year of ESL and up to 2.5 years of academic studies) to undertake degree and applied degree programs in Canada or the US.

Canadian and the US institutions provide up to two years of advanced standing towards respective Saudi degrees, requiring only two or two and a half additional years to complete the applied degrees.

KASPTT Priority Degrees or Applied Degree Programs

  • Accounting
  • Computer Engineering (hardware) or Computer Engineering Technology
  • Medical Equipment Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology with emphasis in Manufacturing, Materials, Air Conditioning (thermal), and Mechatronics
  • Electrical Power Engineering or Electrical Power Engineering Technology
  • Electronic Engineering or Electronic Engineering Technology
  • Automotive Engineering or Automotive Engineering Technology
  • Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology
  • Architecture & Construction Engineering / Construction Management
  • Environmental Protection Technology
  • Textiles, Fashion Technology
  • Cosmetology/Beauty & Spa Therapy Technology

Participating Institutions


  1. Centennial College
  2. Niagara College
  3. RCC Institute of Yorkville University
  4. British Columbia Institute of Technology
  5. Marine institute of the Memorial
  6. University of Newfoundland


  1. University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  2. Purdue University Calumet
  3. Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology
  4. Rochester Institute of Technology
  5. Shawnee State University
  6. University of Indianapolis
  7. Wayne State University
  8. Fashion Institute of Technology, NY
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