Fostering the scientific research in Kuwait is at the core of GUST as an academic institute, therefore, GUST facilitates and assists researchers & faculty members in applying for external reserach grants while making sure that the highest research standards are applied. 

One of the cheif funding orginizations is The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) which continues to fund high-quality research that serves national priority issues and contributes to the advancement of Kuwait.

Who is eligible for a KFAS Grant?

  • Researchers / Scientists from the Kuwaiti Research and Higher Education (RHE) sector, governmental institutions, Kuwaiti Shareholding Companies (KSC) and non-profit organizations, are eligible to apply for research grants. However, all applications should be submitted through the institute/organization to which the applicant is affiliated.


Online Submission for Grant Requests:

Facilitating researchers was the prime objective that is involved with RDO, through PMOS System. RDO’s E-Submission System provides an institutional platform that would allow researchers to access, submit and monitor the status of their research, conference and book grants submissions online.

The E-Submission Systems for RDO funds is intended to be the researchers e-gate to:

1.     Research grants

2.     Conference grants

E-Submission Systems for RDO funds offers an interactive phase to enable them to view the status, and simultaneously keep the GUST faculty research community informed and updated. To access the online submission system click Here and create a new case accordingly under Graduate Studies & Research tab.


Downloadable Materials:

KFAS Research Manual

Research grant application form

Actual expenditure form

KFAS Conference Grant Application Form