Book Authoring & Translation Grants

A major goal of the PSU 3rd Strategic Plan is to enhance the scientific research of faculty members and increase their contribution in research journal articles, chapters and books. In full support of original thinking and with familiarity of academic research in the applied, technical, and theoretical domains of knowledge. The Translation & Authoring Center (TAC) supports translation and authoring activities as it aims to provide the faculty members with high-quality specialized scientific services in order to enhance their role in authoring and translation so that they can contribute to science and humanity.

TAC Higher Committee of the Authoring Grants & Translation Award for the academic year (2023-2024)

  • Prof. Hadeer Aboelnagah (College of Humanities& Sciences) Committee Chair
  • Dr. Elham Saleh (College of Law) Member
  • Dr. Diaa Alhaq (College of Business) Member
  • Dr. Soad Amroni (College of Computer Science) Member
  • Dr. Tahani Al Safadi (College of Humanities & Sciences) Member
  • Dr. Basel Sultan (College of Engineering) Member
  • Dr. Osama Mohamed (Central Library) Non-permanent member

General Conditions

All projects submitted to the Center for approval shall meet the following guidelines:

  • The submitted project shall comply with the precepts of Shariah. It shall also comply with the regulations of Saudi Arabia and its culture.
  • The Author/ Translator shall be committed to the ethics of scientific research and shall not infringe on intellectual property rights.
  • The submitted project shall not be an extracted part of a scientific research or thesis or part of previously published work.
  • The Author/ Translator shall be committed to use correct and clear language.
  • The Author/ Translator shall be committed to use a variety of the latest scientific references that are published in the area he/ she is interested in.

Content of the Proposal

  • Book description: One page; four paragraphs (an interesting anecdote, your argument, your contribution, a short outline).
  • Descriptive table of contents: Title and a short summary of chapters.
  • Characteristics of the final manuscript: length, estimated number of illustrations/tables.
  • Audience: Who will read it? How will it be used?
  • Competition: Other books in your field; how yours is different.
  • Complete manuscript: Estimated date of completion and any resources needed (should be within one year).
  • Reviewers: at least 5 reviewers, names, area of specialization and contact information.
  • Biographical statement: Your credentials and expertise; previously published works in addition to a CV.


  • 150 SR per authored page and 120 SR per translated page to a maximum of 50,000 SR per project, (provided that one page shall equal 250- 300 words and the whole project shall not be less than 150 page).
  • Charts, engineering drawings and mathematical equations shall be calculated separately.
  • 2 charts = 1 page
  • 10 equations = 1 page (provided that the author shall prove their originality).
  • Charts, engineering drawings and mathematical equations are complementary to 250-300 words per page.

Published Books

Book Title Author
Publication Year
Design Programming & Conceptualization Design Management & Processing Methods in Architecture Prof. Buthayna Hasan Eilouti, PSU
Introduction to Engineering Economics Dr. Abd Al Hakim Abd Al Hadi, PSU
Mr. Mohamed Mefarag, PSU
Engineering Project Management Dr. Basel Sultan, PSU

Book Authoring and Translation Projects Funding Bylaws