It is obvious to everyone King Khalid University endeavor to achieve the trends of e-government and its attempt to eliminate paperwork as much as possible.
In this sense, the idea of establishing a scholarship portal has been risen. Primarily, the system aims to serve the scholar students abroad, through the provision of e-services to the student, and through facilitating the procedures and saving time and effort so that the students can dedicate themselves to the academic achievement.
Why a portal for scholars?
- To facilitate student access to services electronically.
- To speed up the implementation of requests due to the link between all relevant authorities.
- To communicate with the student electronically through the system, emails and SMS.
- To follow up requests automatically and find out their status and date of completion.
Scholarship portal includes all a scholar may need and in one place.
The scholarship portal allows the scholarship administration the possibility of communicating with scholars inside and outside the Kingdom via SMS or e-mail,
Moreover, the portal contains many private reports of the scholarship administration, as well as a Forum for scholars: a newly-added service for the portal.
What does the portal offer?
When a scholar Log in the portal and fill in the scholar form model, since then he/she will able to take advantage of all services. The portal allows a review to the mission data and all the financial transactions that are related to the scholar. It also allows to apply for a scholarship and many other services, including:
- My data.
- Send a text message to the students on scholarship.
- Send e-mail to the students on scholarship.
- Statistical reports for the students on scholarships
- Common statistics with Ambassador System(Safeer).
- The scholars' Forum.
- Scholars' data.
- Scholarship form.
Since the launch of the first release of the scholarship portal, the number of those who registered in the portal have reached 1920 beneficiaries.
What's new in the second release of the scholarship portal?
In its second release, Information Technology Directorate (IT) was keen on simplifying the portal in terms of design in order to facilitate access to all of its services as well as adding the scholar's forum, activating it to allow the scholars to communicate with the scholarship administration, thus answering their inquiries. Furthermore, all outside and inside scholars have been added and the portal has been linked to the (Safeer) Ambassador system which is affiliated to the Ministry of Education. The Portal also has been linked to Google Analytics to provide making statistics and reports in case the scholar ask for them.
To visit the scholarship Portal, click here