USAID University Scholarship Program @ AUB


Name in English: USAID University Scholarship Program @ AUB

Name in Arabic: الوكالة الأمريكية للتنمية الدولية

Year of Establishment: 2011


Full Scholarship
Housing or Transportation
Books and stationary

Covered Majors and Universities

Covered Majors

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences (FAFS)
Agriculture BSA-AGRI
Landscape Architecture BLA-LDAR
Nutrition and Dietetics BS-NTDT
Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS)
Chemistry BS-CHEM
Computer Sciences BS-CMPS
Economics BA-ECON
Education/ Elementary BA-EDU-EEDU
English Literature BA-ENGL-LITR
Mathematics BS-MATS
Petroleum Studies BS-PTST
Political Studies BA-POLS
Psychology BA-PSYC
Studio Arts BA-SART
Faculty of Engineering and Architecture (FEA)
Graphic Design BFA-GRDP
Civil Engineering BEN-ECIV
Computer and Communication Engineering BEN-ECMP
Electrical and Computer Engineering BEN-EECE
Mechanical Engineering BEN-EMCH
Hariri School of Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing BSN-NURS
Suliman S. Olayan School of Business (OSB)
Business Administration BBA-BUADM

Covered Universities

American University of Beirut

Eligibility Criteria

“Know that any attempt to seek a “wasta” or interference regarding the selection process (admission, financial aid, exams) or any other intervention from any person or side will automatically lead to immediate disqualification
Be a Lebanese citizen
Have attended a public or private high school in Lebanon for at least the last three years of your secondary education and expected to complete your baccalaureate during Summer 2019. An exception is made for students who spent two years out of the three in a public and private school and one secondary year in a US Government education exchange program (such as YES). Documents proving participation in such programs need to be presented along with the application. Students who spent less than their last three years of schooling in Lebanon are not eligible unless their transfer to Lebanon was substantiated by death of the breadwinner, or official bankruptcy
Obtain a minimum of 13.5/20 on your official Lebanese Baccalaureate exam
Demonstrate your financial need status by completing the USP VIII Financial Aid Application
Obtain the minimum required scores on the tests and exams set by the university you are applying to
Demonstrate past and present performance of service and community activities
Not be registered at any university or have completed studies at any university
Register at one of the universities, AUB or LAU, as a full-time student at all times
Not have siblings who have benefited or are benefiting from any USP scholarship
Not have parents receiving an educational university subsidy of $5000 or more.
Students applying from public high schools must have earned at least a cumulative combined average of 13.5/20 in their first two years of secondary schooling (Grades 10 & 11)”

Applying Process

December – March
Recruitment phase and completion of application
End of March
Deadline to receive complete applications
Mid of April
Deadline to receive additional documents requested by the university (if need be)
April – May
Review of applications and shortlisting students for exams.
May – June
Interview period
July – August
Final selection
End of August
Start of Academic Year 2018-2019

Selection Process

Academic Performance 45%
(includes: Averages in grades 10 and 11, entrance exams and official baccalaureate results)
Financial Need 30%
Leadership Assessment 25%

Required Documents

Found on the Application that can be taken from the Admission office of the University or that will be distributed in the schools

Contact Information

Office of Admissions AUB
P.O. Box 11-0236
Riad El Solh 1107 2020, Beirut – Lebanon
Tel: +961 1 374374/374444
Ext. 2590/2585/2593/2596/2960/3505

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