American University of Beirut On-Campus Graduate Scholarship


American University of Beirut

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The American University of Beirut (AUB) is pleased to announce the opening of applications for full scholarships for on-campus master’s (thesis and non-thesis tracks) and PhD degrees for the Fall 2024-25 academic year. This scholarship opportunity is aimed at exceptional individuals who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership potential, and a commitment to community development. The deadline for application submission is March 14, 2024.

Eligibility Criteria

The on-campus master’s scholarships are open to citizens of countries on the African Continent, citizens of Lebanon, and refugees living in Lebanon or on the African Continent. PhD scholarships are open to citizens of countries on the African Continent and refugees living on the African Continent.

Selection Criteria for Scholarship Students

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

1. Good academic standing in their previous degree.
2. Talent that exceeds financial resources.
3. Commitment to giving back to the community, country, and region.
4. Leadership skills.
5. Commitment to attend all the additional learning experiences and workshops required by the Scholars Program.
6. Age 35 years or younger.
7. Demonstration of Readiness for University Studies in English (RUSE) by April 21, 2024.

Applicants can submit the following tests for English proficiency: AUB-EN test, TOEFL IBT, IELTS (Academic), GRE (Verbal), GMAT (Verbal), or DUOLINGO English Test (DET).

Application Process

Interested applicants should follow these steps:

1. Complete the AUB online graduate application and upload supporting documents by March 14, 2024.
2. Select Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program under the scholarship section of the online graduate application and tick the corresponding APPLY checkbox. Then, click “Save” to submit your changes.
3. Complete the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Survey by March 14, 2024.
4. Fill out the AUB Financial Aid application. The deadline for FAID will be communicated to applicants who will receive access to the financial aid application 1-2 weeks after completing Step 2. The deadline for FAID is not March 14.

Note: For an application to be considered complete, applicants must have completed the AUB online graduate application, the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program survey, and the AUB Financial Aid Application.

For more information on graduate education at AUB, please click here.

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