Civil Service Department performs following functions for the scholars and trainees sponsored by the Kuwait Civil Service Commission and other Kuwait agencies that sponsor their employees to pursue higher education in the U.S. and Canada:
  • Monitor their academic and financial status to ensure that scholarship requirements are continually met.
  • Prepare interim and final reports on their academic performance for their sponsoring agencies .
  • Identify and negotiate agreements with the institutions of higher education (including medical and dental schools) in the U.S. and Canada to provide graduate and postgraduate degree and training opportunities for sponsored scholars.
  • Interact with institutions of higher education to select degree and short-term training programs for individual and groups of scholars and trainees.
  • Process application documents for the postgraduate medical and dental candidates who are nominated by the Kuwait Institute for Medical Specializations (KIMS).
  • Communicate with the Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education  offices of the Canadian and U.S.  Medical and Dental schools , applicants and KIMS to arrange interview schedules, and process letters of admission on behalf of the candidates.
  • Formulate and recommend scholarship program modifications and improvement with Civil Service Commission’s Scholarship Department.






Medical Insurance Emergency Line:  + (1) 866 654 7449

Office Number: + (1) 202 364 2100

Fax Number:  + (1) 202 363 8394


Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m est


Employees Only



Embassy/Consulates Contacts

Main Embassy:            + (1) 202 262 0758

Health Office:             + (1) 202 320 2415

LA Cultural Office:        + (1) 424 666 4214

LA General Consulate:   + (1) 310 279 3644

NY General Consulate:  + (1) 917 242 6688

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