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Financial Aid and Scholarships

Scholarship and Financial Support for Graduate Students

Graduate students are entitled to different forms of support and scholarships based on their financial need and academic performance such as graduate assistantships, merit scholarship, grants, and loans. Below is a summary of the available options:

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& Design
Arts
& Sciences
Business Engineering Medicine Pharmacy

Graduate
Assistantships (GA)

  ✓ MS
Merit Scholarship          
Grants        
Pharm D
Educational 
Bank Loans
       
Pharm D
U.S. Federal Aid 
(for U.S. citizens)
   
Student 
Employment

Graduate Assistantships 

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.

Enhanced Graduate Assistance for New Students 

As a part of the university’s commitment to supporting graduate education and research, LAU is offering enhanced graduate financial assistance for all newly admitted graduate students effective Spring 2023.

Applicants to all LAU graduate programs in Fall 2023 will qualify for enhanced graduate assistance, upon acceptance. In addition, highly qualified students may be rewarded additional financial support up to full tuition waiver.

LAU and Non-LAU students who wish to apply: 

Students should pay the following minimal fees:

Apply for admission then fill out the Graduate Assistantship Application relevant to the program you are applying to. Please check the relevant graduate programs pages

For more information, please contact us on gsrinfo@lau.edu.lb

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Exceptional Graduate Assistance for Transfer Students

As a part of the university’s commitment to supporting graduate education and research, LAU is offering enhanced graduate financial assistance for all transfer graduate students from other universities effective Spring 2023.

Non-LAU transfer applicants to all LAU graduate programs in Fall 2023 will qualify for enhanced graduate assistance, upon acceptance. In addition, highly qualified students may be rewarded additional financial support up to full tuition waiver.

Non-LAU transfer students who wish to apply:

Prospective students should pay the application fee. The following fees may be waived, depending on the student’s acadmic record:

Apply for admission then fill out the Graduate Assistantship Application relevant to the program you are applying to. Please check the relevant graduate programs pages

For more information, please contact us on gsrinfo@lau.edu.lb

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Graduate Research Scholarship

The Graduate Studies and Research Scholarship offers distinguished students a unique opportunity to pursue a master’s degree with tuition fully waived for two years. The application deadline for fall 2024 is March 31, 2024.

View the conditions for the Graduate Research Scholarship

Medical School Scholarship

Merit scholarship for the School of Medicine is awarded to the top applicants of each entering class based on a specific academic criterion. Tuition coverage ranges from 75% to 100%.

Grants and Loans 

Grants

Grants cover a part of tuition, and are awarded based on financial need.

Loans

Deadlines

Applying for… Deadline
Admission for fall 2024 March 31, 2024
Graduate Assistantship (GA) March 31, 2024
Financial aid application for Pharm D Applicants Deadline passed 
Financial aid application Medical School Applicants March 31, 2024