JSS  Vol.2 No.10 , October 2014
The Impact of Saudi Arabia King Abdullah’s Scholarship Program in the U.S.
Abstract: This paper provides an overview of the current Saudi educational landscape in the U.S. Information is provided on the King Abdullah Scholarship Program that makes it possible for Saudi students to study abroad, information on the top states and colleges with the largest Saudi student enrollments, and what the future looks like for the Scholarship Program. This paper is the first of two papers dealing with Saudi education in the U.S. The next paper is based on original research and provides the results of surveys administered to Saudi students throughout the U.S. about their experiences on U.S. campuses. Directors of International Programs were also surveyed and the paper contrasts their perceptions with Saudi student perceptions in addressing student needs. The next paper also discusses the impact western education is having on Saudi culture and how Saudi culture is affecting colleges and universities in the U.S.
Cite this paper: Taylor, C. and Albasri, W. (2014) The Impact of Saudi Arabia King Abdullah’s Scholarship Program in the U.S.. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 2, 109-118. doi: 10.4236/jss.2014.210013.

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