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Scholarships and Financial Support for Graduate Students

Summary of the Available Options for Graduate Students

  Architecture & Design Arts & Sciences Business Engineering Medicine Pharmacy
U.S. Federal 
  ✓ MS
Merit Scholarships          
Pharm D
Bank Loans
Pharm D

*only for U.S. citizens


Applying for… Deadline
Admission for Spring 2021
Applicants for Pharm. D. and MS in Nutrition can only join in the fall 
January 20, 2021
Admission for Fall 2021
Applicants for Pharm. D. and MS in Nutrition can only join in the fall 
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: March 30, 2021
Financial aid for Medicine for academic year 2021-2022 Early: January 31, 2021
Regular: February 1- March 31, 2021
Admission for Pharm D for academic year 2021-2022 Passed
Financial aid for Pharm D for academic year 2021-2022 January 31, 2021
MEPI Tomorrow's Leaders Graduate (TLG) Program March 2, 2021


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

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

Educational Loans

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.

Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate (TLG) Program

This is a MEPI initiative for students with an excellent academic record and a demonstrated financial need who wish to earn a master’s degree at LAU. The purpose is to equip graduate students with the professional experience needed to advance their academic knowledge and engage in research that furthers the professionalization of emerging leaders while supporting and increasing scholars’ knowledge in gender issues in specific in their various fields of study.

Visit the Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate Program Website