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Rules and Conditions for PUC scholarship applicants

PUC applications are accepted at KCST within the period established by the PUC. KCST announces the application period in the local newspapers.

The applicants must fulfil the following conditions:

  • Be Kuwaiti nationals or son/daughter of a Kuwaiti mother
  • Have graduated from high school in the current or previous Academic Year
  • Not be employed in any Government sector
  • Not hold any other scholarship from Ministry of Higher Education
  • Not have received any previous scholarship from PUC (cancelled due to withdrawal or revocation)
  • The scholarship covers only two levels of the Preparatory Program
  • Applicants must fulfill all other admission criteria from KCST
  • A non-refundable KD10 application fee is payable on submission of application

PUC scholarship application process and procedure

PUC scholarship applicants must complete the KCST application form first, take the KCST entrance test (or submit TOEFL/IELTS and SAT 2 test results), wait for the admission decision to be communicated by KCST, and then apply for the scholarship.

  • The relevant PUC application forms must be completed and a copy of civil ID must be attached
  • For non-Kuwaitis, copies of birth certificate and mother’s civil ID must be attached
  • Original high school certificate or its equivalency must be submitted