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Benefits and Fun Stuff

​Benefits: In addition to this world-class, state-of-the-science & engineering experience, with great faculty and other talented campers from around the world, we provide the following benefits: 

        • KAUST will provide you with a substantial living allowance of USD $1000 and other benefits for free!
        • The chance to speak with Admissions Professionals face-to-face about a Graduate Application to KAUST
        • Academic credit will be granted, if required, following a certification. 
        • Round-trip air travel from an airport at/nearest home or university city to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, plus ground transfer between the King Abdul Aziz International Airport (JED) in Jeddah to Thuwal. 
        • Medical/Dental Insurance and on-site medical and dental clinic, with full pharmacy, 24/7 Emergency Room, X-Ray, CT Scan, etc., services.   
        • Private bedroom & bathroom in a shared residential suite in the community adjacent to campus.
        • All suites have full kitchens, washer and dryer, and living and dining area. 
        • Security Identification Card
        • Saudi Visa Application process and registration fee.
        • Access to all community resources, including Library, recreation and fitness centers, water-front resources, water sports, campus shuttle bus services and all without fee (except rental of water sports equipment and private lessons (boats, windsurf boards, bowling). A cinema and several ATMs are located in the community.   
        • High Speed Internet (WIFI) throughout campus, with no fees.  Email account.
        • Restaurants and food concessions, supermarket with international foods, fresh fruits and vegetables, laundry services are available for your use.  
        • Campus Diner offers cafeteria-style options, with a variety of prix-fixe selections for breakfast, lunch and dinners, at very reasonable pricing.

Fun stuff: This cannot be called a summer camp without fun events. Don't forget that we are on the coast of Red Sea! :) The 2017 Campers have enjoyed snorkeling, desert safari, horse and camel riding, rafting, beach team building and BBQ.  ​

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