MasterCard Foundation

Identity

Name in English: MasterCard Foundation

Name in Arabic: ماستركارد

Year of Establishment: 2011

Benefits

Full Scholarship
Housing
Stipend
Books and stationary
Travel Cost

Covered Majors and Universities

Covered Majors

Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Bachelor of Science in Food Sciences and Management
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
Faculty of Arts and Science
Bachelor of Science in Applied Math
Bachelor of Arts in Applied Math
Bachelor of Arts in Arabic Language and Literature
Bachelor of Arts in Archeology
Bachelor of Arts in Art History
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Bachelor of Arts in Education/Elementary
Bachelor of Arts in English Language
Bachelor of Arts in English Literature
Bachelor of Science in Geology
Bachelor of Arts in History
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics
Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication
Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Studies
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
Bachelor of Science in Physics
Bachelor of Arts in Political Studies
Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology-Anthropology
Bachelor of Arts in Statistics
Bachelor of Sciences in Statistics
Bachelor of Arts in Studio Arts
School of Business
Bachelor of Business Administration
Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
Bachelor of Graphic Design
Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering in Computer and Communications Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering
Faculty of Health Science
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health
Bachelor of Science in Medical Audiology Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences
Faculty of Medicine, Hariri School of Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Covered Universities

American University of Beirut

Eligibility Criteria

Graduate Students:
Nationals of Sub-Saharan Africa, nationals of Lebanon, and refugee living in Lebanon.
Undergraduate Students:
Nationals of Lebanon and refugee living there.
Academically High-Achieving
You should have shown good academic standing in the first and second secondary classes. Also, you score a minimum of 13/20 on the Lebanese Baccalaureate official exam.
Financial Need
You must be able to demonstrate your high financial need in your application.
Leadership Potential
You preferably should have participated in extracurricular activities that shows your ability to lead a group of other students, scholars, etc”

Applying Process

You must fill out the application form and present it with the required documents in person to the Office of Administration at AUB.
Application closes: Beginning of March

Selection Process

Interviews Stage and English Exam: Mid of June
Home Visit: Mid of July
Final Decision: Mid of August

Required Documents

Copy of identity card or passport
One recent passport size photo
Official and sealed copy of grade 10 and 11 transcripts with rank and class average
Attendance certificate for grade 12
Proof of previous scholarship or financial aid (if Applicable)
Certified copy of the Official Lebanese Baccalaureate Certificate (when Available)
Certified copy of Syrian certificate with equivalence by MEHE (if applicable)
Family civil status record issued within previous three months (Original with a copy of original)
A copy of the family card (for Syrian applicants)
Employment records for every working member of the family (fill form A and/or B)
Recent school certificate of registration for each child enrolled at school or university showing annual tuition fees
Car registration form for each car owned
Proof of home ownership
Proof of land ownership
UNHCR registration certificates for Syrian applicants (if Available)
Bank statement(s) for working family member(s) (if Available)
Loan statement(s) (if Available)

Contact Information

Tel: +961-1-350000 (ext. 4950)
Location: AUB, Reynolds Hall, 5th floor​
Offices: 508, 513, 515, 517
Email: scholarsprogram@aub.edu.lb​

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Mhamad Sharif

CEO & Developer

What do you do in the Company
Work on designing the visuals of ToRead and manage social media accounts.

Educational Background:
Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design from the Lebanese University.

Favorite Quote:
Your only limit is your mind

Aya Yousef

General Manager

What do you do in the Company
Coordinate with partners and inters, and review the content added to the platform.

Educational Background:
Bachelor of Architecture from the American University of Beirut.

Favorite Quote:
If there’s a will, there’s a way

Hany Anan

CEO & Developer

What do you do in the Company
Manage the administrative work of the company and work on the development of the platform.

Educational Background:
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the American University of Beirut.

Favorite Quote:
Let us all give the help we wish we had!