A regular student of KUST will be eligible for merit scholarship if he / she obtains 70% marks or SGPA of 3.00 and above in a batch / semester. 20% amongst the said qualifying students of class/ semester will get the merit scholarship subject to clearance of University fee / dues / fine etc. Further break-up of these 20% students for award of merit scholarship is as under:
- Top 5% of the qualifying students (among the above 20%) will avail 100% waiver in tuition fee.
- Next 5% of the qualifying students (among the above 20%) will avail 75% waiver in tuition fee.
- Next 5% of the qualifying students (among the above 20%) will avail 50% waiver in tuition fee.
- Remaining 5% of the qualifying students (among the above 20%) will avail 25% waiver in tuition fee.
A student who secures at least 2.5 SGPA & whose parents’ total monthly income is not more than Rs.30,000/- may apply for the poverty-cum-merit scholarship. However, the student whose parents are dead and whose income is not more than Rs.40,000/-, may be considered for the award of this scholarship on humanitarian grounds (such as physical incapacity or consisting a large number of family members, etc)
When two or more brothers/sisters are enrolled at KUST or any institution under the management of Kohat University, the one in the highest class shall pay the full tuition fee prescribed and the others will pay half of the full tuition fee. If the brothers/sisters are in the same semester then decision will be made on the basis of academics performance of both students in their latest semester result announced.