Study Free in Kuwait: Government of Kuwait Fully Funded Scholarships 2024-2025 for International Students

The Kuwaiti government is offering fully funded scholarships for international students to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate degrees through the Ministry of Higher Education. Here, we provide an overview of these scholarships, including the requirements and application process.


With full sponsorship, students can apply for any course of their choice. These scholarships cover tuition fees, housing, travel expenses, medical care, and additional costs. Studying in Kuwait offers a unique opportunity to experience the culture and history of Western Asia. Here are some top universities in Kuwait that offer full funding:

Eligibility Requirements

The following are the requirements for applying to Kuwait scholarships without IELTS/TOEFL in 2024:

  1. Open to international students.
  2. Proof of English Language Proficiency is not required, though other certificates may be submitted.
  3. Completion of high school for Bachelor’s programs.
  4. Completion of a Bachelor’s degree for Master’s programs.
  5. A Master’s degree for PhD programs.

Top Universities in Kuwait

  1. Kuwait University
  2. Abdullah Al Salem University
  3. American University of Kuwait
  4. American University of the Middle East
  5. Arab Open University
  6. Australian College of Kuwait (ACK)
  7. College of Technological Studies Kuwait
  8. Gulf University for Science and Technology
  9. Kuwait College of Science and Technology (KCST)
  10. The Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET)

Scholarship Programs

  1. Kuwaiti Government Scholarships: Available for bachelor’s, master’s, and PhD programs. More information can be found on the official Ministry of Education website.
  2. WMI Scholars Program 2024: Targets students from underdeveloped nations pursuing their first bachelor’s degree or diploma. Applicants must have good academic records and plans to return home after graduation. Apply here.
  3. Education Future International Scholarships: Offers up to $13,000 to cover tuition and other expenses. Open to both undergraduate and graduate students. Apply here.
  4. GUST Scholarships: Offered by the Gulf University for Science and Technology for undergraduate and graduate programs, providing up to $7,000. Apply here.
  5. KSCT Merit-Based Scholarships: Awarded based on academic performance and moral behavior, covering a semester at a time. Apply here.
  6. ICGEB Research Grants: Supports scientific research projects with up to €25,000 per year for a maximum of 36 months. Apply here.

Required Documents

  1. Official national exam results
  2. 2024 application form
  3. Personal essay statement
  4. Clear personal photo
  5. Two recommendation letters
  6. Official transcript of grades from secondary school
  7. Official transcript of grades from tertiary studies (if applicable)

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