Kuwait university grants
There are eight possibilities of grants for the benefit of Faculty members
• Research Initiation Grant (RIG)
• University Research Project (URP)
• Priority Research Project (PRP)
• Graduate Research Projects (GRP)
• External Research Project
• GCC Joint Research Projects
• National research Project (NRP)
• General Facility Project (GFP)
There six possibilities of grants for the benefit of Faculty members
•Research Project Grant: allocated to single research projects undertaken by a researcher or team of researchers (up to 3 years).
•Center Core Grant: a fund for thematic research projects carried out within a center of excellence, or within multi-institutional or international joint research projects. This fund also facilitates researchers to utilize major national or international shared facilities (up to 3 years).
•Priority Research Grant: allocated for projects under priority research areas of national strategic importance and are solicited under the programs.
•Exploratory Grant: a fund with a grant ceiling of K.D. 10,000 per award. To initiate ideas for research, cover-up for pilot studies and also encourage exploratory research to enhance researchers’ skills.
•Graduate Student Research Grant: awarded to Kuwaiti students enrolled in accredited universities and non-Kuwaiti students pursuing a Ph.D. at a Kuwaiti institute. It is a supplementary grant with a ceiling of K.D. 10,000 per award. It is provided to support research by graduate students pursuing Ph.D.
•Special Projects Grant: Researchers cannot apply for this grant it is assigned by H.H. the Amir or KFAS Board.