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GUST Faculty Member Noor Hamadah 8th to Attain Full Graduate Scholarship

20 December 2020

GUST has awarded English Foundation Teaching Assistant, Ms. Noor Hamadah, its fully sponsored Graduate Scholarship to enable her to complete her higher studies abroad. Ms. Hamadah has officially been accepted at the University of Leeds to pursue a master’s degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. She is the 8th GUST member to receive this scholarship.



GUST offers this scholarship to a selective number of alumni each year to encourage them to pursue their graduate degrees, in one of the top 100 ranked universities worldwide. The university has already funded seven of its students to pursue their graduate studies, among which are five recipients currently pursuing their degrees:


  • Hala Al Mutawa, PhD in Curriculum and Instructions, Pennsylvania State University, US.
  • Maryam Al Kandari, PhD in Computer Science, University of Manchester, UK.
  • Maryam Al Muhanna, PhD in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Arizona State University, US.
  • Fatma Al Bader, PhD in Accounting, University of Edinburgh, UK.
  • Mohammed AL Muraikhi, PhD in Finance, University of Leeds, UK.


Upon the completion of their degrees they will return to GUST as faculty members. This effort comes as part of GUST’s faculty hiring strategy to integrate its graduates as future faculty members.


The eligibility requirements for the scholarship include Kuwaiti citizenship, be at least 28 years of age, hold an undergraduate degree from GUST, and at least a B+ or a 3.30 GPA score. Applicants should also be able to demonstrate a strong command of the English language, and meet all academic requirements of the concerned universities.


International study has proven its benefits to the growth and development of individuals. GUST prides itself in its growing portfolio of international courses and programs, and strives to connect with renowned universities worldwide to deliver a well-rounded experience to its students and faculty.