The Paris Institute of Political Studies and the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences recognise each year outstanding papers related to the Arab World and the Gulf Region written by master's students. Each winning paper receives an award of 750 euros. Winning works are also published on the KSP website.
Only papers written by master's students of the Paris Institute of Political Studies and master's students in Kuwait are eligible. Papers must be written in English and submitted by a professor. Exchange students are also eligible for the award.