Funds & Grants

Early Career Research Grant

It assists the career development for new faculty joining KFUPM, introduce them to the research culture and opportunities at KFUPM, and familiarize them with the relevant research procedures.

Exploratory Research Grant

It aims to support faculty members and researchers to explore novel research ideas in the areas of interest to KFUPM and the Kingdom and aligned with the domestic and/or global grand challenges.

Proof of Concept Grant

It helps to de-risk a technology, increasing the potential for licensing to an existing company or enabling the formation of a start-up company, and identifying a route to commercialization.

Dhahran Techno Valley Collaborative Research Grant

It aims to foster research collaboration with DTV companies and promote collaborative research to evolve into larger applied research.

Outbound International Visiting Program

It aims to encourage faculty and researchers affiliated to the IRCs to conduct exceptional experiment that cannot be performed at KFUPM, and examine opportunities for international collaboration.

Sabbatical Leave Research Grant Program

It aims to provide KFUPM Saudi faculty with a change of atmosphere in order to pursue scholarly activities and to furnish a better environment for academic recuperation and rejuvenation.

Research Development and Innovation Authority G...

It supports projects under (1) Saudi Basic Scientific Initiative, (2) Saudi Applied Research and Technology Initiative, and (3) Reactivation and Rebuilding of Existing Labs Initiative.