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Scholarships and Financial Support for Graduate Students

Graduate Program Scholarship

For fall 2020, LAU offered distinguished students a unique scholarship opportunity, covering 100% of tuition fees, to pursue a master’s degree in the following fields:

Eligibility Requirements:

NB: Meeting the minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission under the Graduate Program Scholarship.
Students who are already enrolled in a master’s program are not eligible to apply to the Graduate Program Scholarship.

For more information, please contact the Graduate Studies & Research Office

Deadline: Passed 

Graduate Assistantships, Merit Scholarships, Grants and Loans

Graduate assistantships cover a portion of tuition in exchange for academic work. They are granted based on academic performance. Students apply for assistantships at their respective schools. Please see Academic Rules and Procedures for more details and check the webpage of the program or school you are applying to for application instructions and deadlines.

Merit scholarships for applicants to the School of Medicine are granted to the top applicants of each entering class, based on a specific academic criterion. Tuition coverage ranges from 25% to 100%. The availability and application of merit scholarships is part of the admission application process at the Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine.

Grants for applicants to the Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy cover a part of tuition, and are assigned based on financial need. 

Educational Bank loans for the applicants of the Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy:  in accordance with agreements with certain banks, allow students to benefit from interest-free loans during their years at LAU. The interest is borne by the university until the student’s exit date, after which it is paid by the student. 


Applying for… Deadline
Admission for Spring 2021 December 18, 2020
Admission for Fall 2021 June 30, 2021
Graduate assistantship – all other programs Contact your school for information
Admission for Medicine for academic year 2021-2022 Early: January 15, 2021
Regular: April 30, 2021
Financial aid for Medicine for academic year 2021-2022 Early: January 4-31, 2021
Regular: February 1- March 31, 2021
Admission for Pharm D for academic year 2021-2022 November 13, 2020
Financial aid for Pharm D for academic year 2021-2022 January 4-January 31, 2021


Lebanese Armed Services

LAU and the Lebanese Armed Services have partnered to offer officers, members and retirees of the Lebanese Armed Services, in addition to their spouses and children, access to LAU’s graduate programs for 50 percent of the cost per credit. View the application.

Summary of the Available Options for Graduate Students

  Architecture & Design Arts & Sciences Business Engineering Medicine Pharmacy
U.S. Federal 
  ✓ MS
Merit Scholarships          
Graduate Program 
Scholarship NEW!
✓ Specific programs ✓ Specific program ✓ Specific programs ✓ MS
Pharm D
Bank Loans
Pharm D

*only for U.S. citizens