The American University of Beirut Scholarship: A Golden Opportunity for International Students
The American University of Beirut (AUB) has announced its collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation to offer the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program for the academic year. This scholarship is a transformative opportunity for academically promising students from Africa and the Middle East who have limited financial resources.
Program Overview: The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at AUB is designed to empower young individuals to become change agents in their local communities, nations, and regions. The program not only supports scholars in their academic pursuits but also offers workshops, courses, and fieldwork experiences. Scholars are expected to return to their communities and utilize their skills to foster positive change.
- Full scholarships for undergraduate and master’s education.
- Coverage includes full tuition fees, accommodation, and a monthly living stipend.
- Scholars will also benefit from economy class air travel.
- The program emphasizes community service and leadership.
Courses Offered: The scholarship covers a wide range of courses from Agricultural Economics, Engineering, Medicine, Urban Planning, and many more.
- Proficiency in English.
- Open to citizens of several African countries, including Egypt, Lebanon, Tunisia, Algeria, and others. Refugees and displaced individuals in Lebanon are also eligible.
- Applicants must provide official university transcripts.
- Two recommendation letters are required.
- Depending on the program, language tests like IELTS, TOEFL, GMAT, or GRE might be necessary.
- Complete the American University of Beirut Scholarship Online Graduate Application Form.
- Upload the necessary supporting documents as indicated in the online application.
- Pay the application fee of $50 or L.L. 75,000.
For those who are eager to make a significant impact in their communities and are looking for academic excellence, this scholarship offers a unique opportunity. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply and embark on a transformative journey with AUB.
For more details and to apply, visit the official American University of Beirut Scholarship page.