The US Embassy has launched the Fulbright Foreign Student Program for Lebanon, offering Lebanese students the opportunity to pursue graduate-level studies in the United States. The scholarship program covers tuition fees, books, travel expenses, and more, making it an excellent opportunity for talented Lebanese students to achieve their academic and professional goals.
To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be Lebanese citizens or hold the Special Travel Document for Palestinian Refugees issued by the Lebanese Government. They must reside in Lebanon throughout the application, selection, and placement process. Applicants must have a bachelor's degree and demonstrate proficiency in English. They must also have a good academic record and submit a personal statement, a study/research objective essay, official academic transcripts, TOEFL or IELTS scores (if available), an up-to-date CV, and three letters of reference in English.
To apply for the scholarship, students must log in to the Fullbright Program website and apply for admission to their desired university or college in the US. Students must also present the required supporting documents to the university, including official academic transcripts, TOEFL or IELTS scores, an up-to-date CV, three letters of reference, a personal statement, and a study/research objective essay related to the field of study.
Benefits of the Scholarship
Students selected for the scholarship will receive tuition and required fees for their graduate studies in the United States, along with book, equipment, and travel allowances. They will also receive a monthly stipend for accommodations and meals and be covered by a supplemental health and accident insurance coverage plan. In addition, scholarship recipients will have opportunities to participate in Fulbright Enrichment Programs.
The scholarship is being offered by AMIDEAST, a leading American nonprofit organization engaged in international education, training, and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa. AMIDEAST's mission is to create hope and mutual understanding among people in the region and the United States through life-changing opportunities for education and cultural exchanges.
The application process for the scholarship is open, and interested students can apply now. The program is an excellent opportunity for Lebanese students to pursue their academic and professional goals and contribute to a more peaceful and productive world.