The elements of this program include the support of interim Masters and Ph.D. degree scholarships.

What KFAS Offers

To further encourage high achieving university graduates in science majors, we offer them scholarship for one academic year (including summer semester) to pursue their Masters or Ph.D. degree. The application window is for a period of three which announced once a year.

This initiative came in response to the need of financial support of talented Kuwaiti graduates who have received acceptance to complete their higher studies in prestigious universities worldwide. Accordingly, approved candidates will receive financial support for the first academic year only (including summer semester), provided that the applicant shall seek additional financial support for the subsequent years until graduation.

Conditions of Application:
  1. The applicant must be a Kuwaiti.
  2. The applicant should not exceed the age of 35 years at time of application.
  3. Applicants should have a GPA of not less than 3.67 (scientific and technical disciplines)  and not less than 3.33 (medical discipline)  in the latest degree.
  4. The applicant hasn't been previously awarded the same degree.
  5. Acceptance received for a Masters or Doctorate degree should be from a world-class university of a rating of best fifty universities in the sought major according to the following website:
  6. The latest degree obtained must be from 200 (Two Hundred) universities mentioned on the following website: or local universities (government and private).
  7. The applicant must submit a final and unconditional acceptance from universities mentioned in item (5).
  8. Scholarship is limited to financial support in the first academic year only (including summer semester).
  9. Applications must be submitted along with all required documents in the timeline specified in the announcement of the scholarship. 
  10. University admission should be for the same year of the scholarship. 
  11. Only one scholarship for the Masters degree and one for the Ph.D. degree will be awarded. 
Scholarship Includes
  1. Registration and academic fees for the first year.
  2. A monthly salary of K.D. 1,200 for the Masters degree and K.D. 1,500 for the Ph.D. degree.
  3. Medical insurance.
  4. Economy class return air ticket allowance not exceeding K.D. 800.
  5. Additional allowance of K.D. 500 will be given for initial expenses. 

To apply for a Scholarship, download the application form:

Contact: -  E- mail:

                  -  22278100 ext: 1411/1623/1624/1641