Kuwait Excellence Scholarships for Graduate Studies
Type: Master's Degree
Who: Arab Nationals looking to study their Master's in Sciences Po
What: Tuition Fees
Where: Sciences Po Paris
Program Length: Two years
Deadline to Apply: 14 February 2021
Citizenship: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Destination Countries: France
Academic Subject(s): All Subjects
The Kuwait Excellence Scholarship program supports outstanding students coming from the Arab world and Kuwait to pursue Master’s level graduate studies at Sciences Po, in France. Multiple scholarships will be awarded to the best candidates on a competitive basis.
In principle, the scholarship goes toward covering tuition fees at Sciences Po. Each recipient is awarded up to 10,000 euros per year (i.e., 20,000 euros for two years of study).
The scholarship is offered for the entire length of study at Sciences Po on the condition of sufficient academic performance (top 50% of the class).
Please note that the scholarship is offered for students beginning their studies in August 2021 and may not be deferred.
Deadline: Apply before Sunday, February 14, 2021, 11:59 p.m. Paris time, and receive results by May 2021.
Nationals from Arab countries, including the Gulf Region, may apply. Applicants must be first-time degree-seeking students in France.
Applicants must have:
– Submitted a full application to Sciences Po for the 2021 intake (including all supporting documents and references) via the Sciences Po Admissions Portal.
– Applied to any of the seven graduate schools of Sciences Po, in any of the two-year master’s degree programs.
Students applying to a dual degree program are not eligible. Students applying to a one-year master’s degree program are not eligible.
How to apply
To apply, please send the following materials by email to [email protected] with “Kuwait Excellence Scholarship Application 2021” in the subject line.
– A CV in English.
– A cover letter in English of 1,000 words addressed to the members of the joint selection committee (indicating which master’s program at Sciences Po you are applying for). This letter must be different from your letter of motivation to Sciences Po, describing your motivations for applying to the Kuwait Excellence Scholarship.
– A copy of your passport.
– A completed and signed release form.