NEOM | Scholarship Program


About NEOM

About NEOM

NEOM is an accelerator of human progress and a vision of what a New Future might look like. It is a region in northwest Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea being built from the ground up as a living laboratory – a place where entrepreneurship will chart the course for this New Future. It will be a destination and a home for people who dream big and want to be part of building a new model for exceptional livability, creating thriving businesses, and reinventing environmental conservation.

As a hub for innovation, entrepreneurs, business leaders, and companies will come to research, incubate, and commercialize new technologies and enterprises in ground-breaking ways. Residents of NEOM will embody an international ethos and embrace a culture of exploration, risk-taking, and diversity — all supported by a progressive law compatible with international norms and conducive to economic growth.

About NEOM Media Sector

NEOM is part of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 plan for the future of the Kingdom and aims to create a modern, progressive semi-autonomous jurisdiction with a separate legal & regulatory framework. An important element is the development of a vibrant media industries sector, which is recognised as a growth driver and powerful force for economies and societies globally.

NEOM’s focus is to become the regional epicentre of the media industries, offering an unparalleled environment for content creation and establishing itself amongst elite global media hubs as the world’s first fully integrated hub - physically and technologically.

A sustainable proposition, NEOM Media will deliver targeted, vocational education to develop world class talent; support entrepreneurs with start-up and incentive based funding, provide world-class infrastructure and technology across screen production, gaming and digital publishing, driving efficiency and productivity by exploiting technology to expand the creative process beyond current boundaries. All underpinned by a highly supportive regulatory framework.



Discovering and developing local talents across different disciplines

Providing unique educational opportunities to young Saudis

Building the local capability needed to achieve NEOM’s vision

Providing employment pathways into media content-production industries.

Training Opportunities

Training Opportunities



30 places available for NEOM Digital Media Academy

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20 places available for Undergraduate' and Master' program

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35 places available for young Saudis to build a career in the Digital Publishing sector

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35 places available for young Saudis to build a career in the Digital Publishing sector

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Important Information

Important information

General acceptance requirements:

The applicant must be a Saudi national. 
The applicant's information must be complete and correct in the application form and any evidence that his or her provided information does not match the official documents will lead to dismissal.

1. How can I apply for the NEOM training opportunities?

You can apply through this platform


2. Do I have to resign or take a leave from my current job to be accepted into the NEOM training opportunities?

This matter is up to the applicant, and it must be coordinated with your employer. The program administration is not responsible.


3. Should I be in Riyadh to register in the program?

You can register even if you are not living in Riyadh, taking into consideration that the NDMA will cover the program tuition only.


4. What is the expected time for the results?

The applicants are notified via the email used in the registration process.


5. Does the NEOM training opportunities end with employment?

The program does not end with employment.


6. What are the criteria for differentiation between applicants?

The program takes into consideration a set of criteria, please check the general and specific conditions mentioned on each program’s page.


7. I submitted more than one application within the same track, will all applications be considered?

Only the last application will be considered.


8. Can I apply to more than one major/course to increase the chance of acceptance?

Yes you can apply to more than one major/course to increase the chance of acceptance


9. I registered on the website and did not receive the activation link in the email.

We recommend checking the Spam folder in your email. We also recommend using Gmail or Hotmail for better services.


10. I forgot my password, how can I reset it?

Click on "Sign in" at the top of the main page, then click on "Forgot Password" and follow the instructions.


11. Can I send application form requirements via email?

You must submit all requirements by filling out the registration form on:

For more details, please click here

If you have any queries, please contact the NEOM Industry Learning team HERE