For the Scientific & Research Community

We aim to enhance research and development in Kuwait by funding carefully selected scientific research proposals and building the capacity of the research community. We also celebrate scientific achievements by awarding various prizes to Kuwaiti and Arab scientists worldwide. Furthermore, We collaborate with renowned international institutions to facilitate cooperation with local scientists and researchers.

We offer training opportunities for high-achieving new graduates from Kuwait, including research and training grants, which can take the form of either internships, postgraduate interim research or postdoctoral research. Through these training opportunities, we continue to build and maintain Kuwait’s human capital.

How To Apply

Conditions for Application:

All applicants must adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Must be a Kuwaiti national
  • Must not be over 35 years old at the time of application
  • For science and technology fields: Must have excellent grades of GPA of 3.67 or higher for the most recent university degree
  • For medical fields: a GPA of 3.33 or higher for the most recent university degree.
  • The most recent university degree must have been earned from one of the world’s top 200 universities, according to the following ranking
  • The applicant has not received financial support for the training opportunity requested.
  • The applicant agrees to attend the training program full-time during its course.
  • The applicant must provide written consent on these terms.
  • The program’s course should not exceed 3-6 months.

Additionally, KFAS provides the student with the following:

  • A monthly stipend:
    • Internship = KD700; Interim Research = KD1200; Postdoctoral Research = KD1400.
  • Full medical insurance coverage.
  • KD800 allowance for 1 round-trip airline ticket.

Application Submission Windows:

Interested candidates can submit their applications during these dates:

  • April 1st to April 30th every year.
  • October 1st to October 31st every year.

To apply for training activities, download the application form and time window:   

Contact:

  1. E- mail: rgraduates@kfas.org.kw
  2. 22278100    ext: 1411 – 1623 – 1624