Kuwait university scholarships for UK Nationals

Kuwait University is offering four scholarships to UK nationals for the September 2018 intake.

Arabic Language Course Scholarships

The Language Centre at Kuwait University  is offering two fully funded scholarship awards for their Arabic language course within its Arts department. These scholarships are only offered to UK nationals for the September 2018 intake and will run for three semesters (1.5 years).

Please note that although not necessary, it is advisable to have some basic Arabic language skills. 

Key Dates

Deadline to apply is until 16 July 2018

About this opportunity

The university will cover the following:

  • Complete tuition and registration fees
  • Accommodation and meals
  • 100 KWD per month for personal miscellaneous expenses
  • 100 KWD twice a year for stationary expenses
  • Return economy air fare*
  • Visa fees

 

*Kuwait University will arrange for flights on the national carrier - Kuwait Airways. Any other arrangements made by the students themselves will not be eligible for reimbursement.

Eligibility

Entry requirements:

  • UK nationals only
  • High school graduate
  • Applicant age must be between 18 to 30 years

Applicants should be committed to completing the entire course.

Application Package should include:

  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • Medical Report on an official letterhead of a local GP in his/her country
  • Good Conduct Certificate i.e. a letter from a community member (eg: teacher) in his/her country verifying their good conduct
  • Copy of high school diploma certified by a notary public
  • Copy of your passport
  • 4  personal photos

Arts and Science Degrees Scholarships

Kuwait University is offering two fully funded scholarship awards; one for an Arts degree and one for a Science degree. These scholarships are only offered to UK nationals for the September 2018 intake.

Please note that finalists have to pass relevant entrance exams upon arrival and failure to pass will result in cancellation of the scholarship award. Also, some courses will be taught in English and others in Arabic. 

Key Dates

Deadline to apply is until 16 July 2018

Scholarships Offered

  • 4 years - Bachelors degree in Science
  • 4 years - Bachelors degree in Arts 

About this opportunity

The university will cover the following:

  • Complete tuition and registration fees
  • Accommodation and meals
  • 100 KWD per month for personal miscellaneous expenses
  • 100 KWD twice a year for stationary expenses
  • Return economy air fare*
  • Visa fees

 

*Kuwait University will arrange for flights on the national carrier - Kuwait Airways. Any other arrangements made by the students themselves will not be eligible for reimbursement.

Eligibility

Entry requirements:

  • UK nationals only
  • Candidate must have completed high school in the 24 months prior to intake date (i.e. graduation after 9 September 2016)

Application Package should include:

  • Minimum 6 IGs + 2 AS Levels or 12th Grade certificate should be attested by the Kuwait Embassy in London. Should the applicant be based in Kuwait, the certificate needs to be attested by the General Administration for Private Education at the Ministry of Education. If selected, the original certificate has to be sent to British Council as part of application packet.
  • Civil ID copy (if residing in Kuwait)
  • Medical Report on an official letterhead of a local GP in his/her country
  • Good Conduct Certificate i.e. a letter from a community member (eg: teacher) in his/her country verifying their good conduct
  • Copy of Passport
  • 4 personal Photos
  • Candidate should fill in the scan of the application form available on website - British Council will fill in original form on their behalf

How to Apply?

To apply, kindly send your application package to KWKUScholarships@britishcouncil.org. At application stage, you may send a copy or scan of your original documents.

For further queries, kindly contact Kuwait University at sa.scholarship@ku.edu.kw or call (+965) 24984380

If successful, you need to courier your application package (with original documents where mentioned) for your respective scholarship to:
c/o Imran Yousaf/Fakheema Badri
British Council PO Box 345 Safat Code 13004 Kuwait
or hand-deliver the documents to: British Council Mansouriya - Block 2, Essa Abdullah Bahman Street Kuwait

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