GUST announces Outstanding High School Student Scholarships
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