GUST an­nounces Out­stand­ing High School Stu­dent Schol­ar­ships

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Gulf Univer­sity for Sci­ence and Tech­nol­ogy (GUST) an­nounced yes­ter­day the names of the five stu­dents who have been awarded the Out­stand­ing High School Stu­dent Schol­ar­ship by the univer­sity to pur­sue their un­der­grad­u­ate de­grees at GUST. This schol­ar­ship is the only one of its kind of­fered by a pri­vate univer­sity in Kuwait.

The names of the five re­cip­i­ents are Dana El Os­taz, Reem Rafe Zaa­bal­awi, Raghda Ab­del­salam, Fathima Sha­heema Fah­mey, and Raghad Ab­del­rah­man.

Pro­fes­sor Don­ald Bates, GUST Pres­i­dent, said: “Our Univer­sity be­lieves in bring­ing out the best in ev­ery­one, and we al­ways have an eye out for those with a record of ex­cel­lence and am­bi­tion. The aim of the schol­ar­ship is to ex­tend an op­por­tu­nity to Kuwait’s best stu­dents to con­tinue their ed­u­ca­tion at GUST Kuwait’s num­ber one pri­vate univer­sity. I am ex­tremely proud of the ladies, who will make a valu­able ad­di­tion to our univer­sity.”

In or­der to qual­ify for the schol­ar­ship, ap­pli­cants can be of any na­tion­al­ity, and have a high school over­all grade per­cent­age of 95 or above. The schol­ar­ship cov­ers tu­ition for the en­tire four years, and can be used to­wards any ma­jor GUST of­fers.

Also com­ment­ing on the oc­ca­sion, Dr Kameled­dine Be­nameur, GUST’s Dean for Ad­mis­sion and Reg­is­tra­tion, “At GUST, our role and aim as an in­sti­tute of higher ed­u­ca­tion is to be an in­cu­ba­tor of ex­cel­lence and a hub for knowl­edge. With this schol­ar­ship, we pro­vide the right en­vi­ron­ment for them to nur­ture their tal­ents & needs, en­able them to find their call­ing, and equip them for suc­cess.”

In ad­di­tion to this schol­ar­ship, GUST also of­fers a num­ber of other schol­ar­ships, in­clud­ing the reg­u­lar GUST Schol­ar­ship, which can cover tu­ition up to 100% for stu­dents of all na­tion­al­i­ties on a se­mes­ter ba­sis ; the Mis­sion Schol­ar­ship, whereby Kuwaiti GUST grad­u­ates can go on to earn their Mas­ter’s and PhD’s in the United States; the GUST Sum­mer Schol­ar­ship pro­gram, which was specif­i­cally es­tab­lished and funded to re­ward out­stand­ing GUST stu­dents with op­por­tu­ni­ties for per­sonal and aca­demic growth by en­rich­ing their aca­demic ex­pe­ri­ence through in­ter­na­tional study; the Sheikh Jaber Al Ah­mad Schol­ar­ship for Kuwaiti Stu­dents, which can cover a per­cent­age of tu­ition for Kuwaiti stu­dents on a se­mes­ter ba­sis; and the Ab­dul­rah­man Al Bader Schol­ar­ship, which cov­ers the en­tire four years (max­i­mum 120 cred­its) for high school grad­u­ates at the Col­lege of Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion.

Dr Kameled­dine Be­nameur

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