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GUST SUMMER SCHOLARSHIP

Each year, GUST offers its students a limited number of competitive summer scholarships to enrich their academic experience through international study. GUST’s summer scholarships are open to all eligible students from both the College of Arts & Sciences and the College of Business Administration. The summer scholarships are awarded tuition for six academic credit hours, a round trip ticket (economy class) to the United States, and support allowance.

 

2021 GUST SUMMER SCHOLARSHIPS

 

We are currently accepting applications for the 2021 GUST Summer Scholarship Program for summer study at:

 

University of Missouri - St. Louis (UMSL)

George Washington University (GWU)

University of California San Diego (UCSD)

 

This GUST sponsored scholarship provides tuition for six credit hours at UMSL, GWU, and UCSD, round-trip airfare, accommodation, and support allowance. All interested students must meet the following eligibility requirements:

 

☐ Be a full-time GUST student

Must have earned and completed 60-90 credit hours by the end of the 2020-2021 Spring semester

☐ Have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher

☐ Must be in good standing as per GUST student code of conduct

☐ Must not have a financial hold on his/her account

☐ Hold a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), or

79-80 (internet-based) - if applying to UCSD TOEFL must be 83 (internet-based) or IELTS 7.0

 

HOW TO APPLY:

 

Interested candidates must submit the following documents to the Office of International Programs (room N1-204-04) by January 31, 2021.

 

Completed application (click here to find all necessary documents)

☐ Personal interest essay

☐ Two letters of recommendation

☐ Official GUST transcript

☐ Copy of a recent TOEFL/IELTS score (valid for 2 years since date test was taken)

 

NOTE: Previous summer scholarship recipients and GUST alumni are not eligible to re-apply. Eligible candidates must have the intention to return to GUST as full-time enrolled students following their summer study at any university. Please see the attached regulations and application forms for more details.

 

The GUST Summer Scholarship is subject to postpone/cancellation based on the COVID-19 situation and the government guidelines.

 

For any other inquiries about the GUST Summer Scholarship Programs, please contact:

Mohammed Sohail

Office: N1-204-04

Email: OIP@gust.edu.kw