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Prize Office

Prizes office is affiliated to the director general of Kuwait Foundation for the advancement of Sciences and it has been established in 1981 to arrange for awarding different Prizes granted by KFAS.


The office is concentrated on announcing for the Prizes, receipt of the scientific production of applicants and classifying the same, then contacts the members of the assessment and research committees and arrange for necessary formalities for their meeting. Moreover, it invites the winners to attend the ceremony organized by KFAS under the patronage of H.H. the Amir to distribute the Prizes among them. In addition, the office replies to all inquiries received concerning the Prizes.

Prizes council:

The Prizes Office has supervisory Board in charge with supervising the policy of granting the Prizes, presided over by the director general of KFAS. It consists of members from outside KFAS.

The most important functions of Prizes board are as follow: form committees to assess different prizes, form Search and Nomination Committee to nominate Arab scholars and researchers in the topic of the field and to examine all applicants’ works after the closing date of the prize, and prepare a short list of candidates who fulfil the criteria and the conditions of the Prize, and study the reports of the evaluation committees and raise recommendations in this respect to the Board of Directors for approval.

Objectives of the Prizes Office:

In fulfilment of the objectives of Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) in supporting scientific researches and encouraging Arab scholars and researchers in Kuwait and Arab region, KFAS allocates prizes for different sciences within its annual programs. By virtue of these prizes, KFAS records its recognition of the achievements exerted to raise the cultural level in various fields.


KFAS has allocated different prizes as follows:

  1. The Kuwait Prize ( subprogram: Kuwait Prize former winners)

  2. Scientific Production Prize

  3. KFAS Appreciation Prize

  4. Abdulrahman Al-Sumait Prize for African Development 

  5. Kuwait e-Award

  6. Anwar Al-Nouri Prize for the best Ph.D Thesis in Education in the Arab world

  7. Kuwait Prize former winners Program. 

  8.  KFAS Annual Ceremony for the Prizes Winners ( Kuwait Prize – Scientific Production Prize – KFAS appreciation Prize)

  9. Kuwait Prize Winners e-Book




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