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U.S. Embassy KUWAIT

Kuwait

Adviser Name(s):Maya Makki
Email:EducationUSA.Q8@state.gov
Mailing Address: APO ADDRESS: PAO Unit 69000 Box 12 APO AE 09880
Walk-Up Address:
Center Hours:Monday - Tuesday:  08:00 - 16:00
 Wednesday:  11:00 - 19:00
 Thursday:  08:00 - 16:00
 Friday - Saturday:  Closed
 Sunday:  08:00 - 16:00

Center Description: EducationUSA is based in the U.S. Embassy and partners with the Ministry of Higher Education. The advisor spends two days a week at the Ministry offices providing information to students and their families. One evening a week, the advisor has open office hours at the National Union for Kuwaiti Students- USA Branch offices. EducationUSA conducts regular outreach to public and private schools and coordinates a monthly meeting for private school counselors.
Visitors from U.S. universities are always welcome!

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EducationUSA at the Linden Schools Fair February 4th, 2013

Advising Center Services

Cost Service
Free One-on-one advising
Free Advising by appointment
Free Drop-in advising
Free Regularly scheduled introductory presentations / sessions
 

Higher Education Fairs

1 Organizer: Ministry of Higher Education- The Second Annual Forum for Guidance and Directing
Dates: 2013-06-02
Anticipated Audience:
For More Information: http://www.mohe.edu.kw/site/
 
2 Organizer: Linden University Tours
Dates: 2013-09-15
Anticipated Audience:
For More Information: http://www.lindentours.com/
 
3 Organizer: U.S EDUCATIONAL GROUP FAIR (USEG)
Dates: 2013-09-21
Anticipated Audience:
For More Information: http://www.usegtours.com/
 
4 Organizer: International Student Network (ISN) Fair
Dates: 2013-09-26
Anticipated Audience:
For More Information: http://isnexpo.com/
 
5 Organizer: Linden Boarding Schools
Dates: 2013-10-22
Anticipated Audience:
For More Information:
 
6 Organizer: U.S. University Expo
Dates: 2013-11-02
Anticipated Audience:
For More Information: https://www.facebook.com/USEmbassyQ8
 
7 Organizer: NUKS-USA Winter Orientation
Dates: 2013-12-29
Anticipated Audience:
For More Information:
 
8 Organizer:
Dates: 2013-12-29
Anticipated Audience:
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9 Organizer: International Student Network (ISN) Fair
Dates: 2014-03-06
Anticipated Audience:
For More Information: http://isnexpo.com/
 
10 Organizer: U.S. Educational Group Fair (USEG)
Dates: 2014-04-03
Anticipated Audience:
For More Information: http://www.usegtours.com/
 

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Country-based Financial Aid Opportunities

Name of program: Ministry of Higher Education Scholarship
Deadline:
Country: Kuwait
Level of Study: Bachelors
Majors Eligible: Actuarial Science; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics; Biology; Business Administration: (Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Management Information System, Marketing, Supply Chain Management); Chemistry; Dentistry; Dietetics/Nutrition; Engineering: (Architectural, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical, Petroleum, Software); Geographic Information Systems; Geology; Horticulture; Mass Communication/ Journalism; Mathematics; Medicine; Meteorology/Atmospheric Science; Nuclear Medicine Technology; Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies; Pharmacy; Physics; Radiology/ Radiological Technology; Special Education
Max amount of award: Full-tuition
Duration of Award:
Website: http://www.kuwaitculture.com/students/rules/rules_mohe.htm http://www.mohe.edu.kw/site/ar/services/enrollments/scholarships/main.aspx
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Brief description of the award, application process:

The Ministry of Higher Education awards approximately 3000 scholarships to its Kuwaiti students annually. This number is expected to increase to a total of 4000 scholarships in the summer of 2013,
with a largest proportion of students opting to study in the U.S. These students select their major and university based on a list approved by the Kuwait Cultural Office. The list of approved
colleges and universities can be found here: http://www.kuwaitculture.com/University/listing.asp



Name of program: Civil Service Commission Scholarship
Deadline:
Country: Kuwait
Level of Study: Associate, Bachelors, Masters, Doctoral, Post-Doc
Majors Eligible:
Max amount of award:
Duration of Award:
Website: http://www.kuwaitculture.com/students/rules/rules_civil.htm
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Students sponsored by the Civil Service Commission may study in the U.S. by means of a scholarship



Name of program: Public Authority for Applied Education and Training Scholarship (PAAET)
Deadline:
Country: Kuwait
Level of Study: Masters
Majors Eligible:
Max amount of award:
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Website: http://www.kuwaitculture.com/students/rules/rules_paaet.htm
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Students sponsored by the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) may study in the U.S. by means of a scholarship



Name of program: Kuwait Investment Authority Scholarship
Deadline:
Country: Kuwait
Level of Study: Masters
Majors Eligible: Business Administration
Max amount of award:
Duration of Award:
Website: http://www.kuwaitculture.com/students/rules/KIA.htm#benefits
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Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) offers five scholarships per year to qualified applicants who have secured unconditional admission into the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at one of
the 25 universities approved by KIA’s scholarship committee.



Name of program: Kuwait University Scholarship
Deadline:
Country: Kuwait
Level of Study: Masters, Doctoral, Post-Doc
Majors Eligible:
Max amount of award:
Duration of Award:
Website: http://www.kuwaitculture.com/students/rules/rules_KUU.htm
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Students who have graduated from Kuwait University may continue their graduate studies in the U.S. by means of a scholarship



Name of program: Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) Scholarship
Deadline:
Country: Kuwait
Level of Study: Masters, Doctoral, Post-Doc
Majors Eligible:
Max amount of award:
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Website: http://www.kuwaitculture.com/students/rules/rules_KISR.htm
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Students sponsored by the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) may pursue graduate studies in the U.S. by means of a scholarship



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