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Financial Aid and Scholarships

Need-Based Financial Aid

At LAU, we believe that all eligible students deserve an excellent education, regardless of financial limitations. With more than $100 million allocated for financial aid and scholarships for the upcoming academic year, LAU is committed to helping you fund your education regardless of your nationality, race, gender, religion or ethnicity.

We encourage you to apply for financial aid as early as possible.

The deadline for new students to apply for the need-based financial aid for fall 2022 has passed

Financial Aid is a package composed of the following elements:

LAU Grants

LAU provides the following grants:

Donors’ Grants

These grants are created through the generous donations of LAU benefactors.

US Federal Aid

US Federal Aid: are fixed-rate student loans from the US Department of Education for undergraduate and graduate students attending university at least half-time. Subsidized, Unsubsidized, and PLUS loans can be granted to students from the United States of America who choose to study at LAU. View the details of the US Federal Aid.

Eligibility and Application Process

To be eligible for financial aid, your financial aid application must be accepted and you must maintain the eligibility requirements mentioned below.

Eligibility Requirements

Semester Eligibility: you may benefit from financial aid up to the total number of regular semesters depending on the length of the program. Summer terms are included. If you are a freshman student, you may be granted 2 extra semesters over and above their required program length.

Semester Credit Load: A minimum course load of 12 billed credits per semester unless you are graduating this year.


The student will lose their financial aid package if:

How to Apply

  1. Prepare the required documents that should be submitted with the financial aid application.
  2. After applying to LAU and activating your Portal, you can apply to financial aid through the Portal or via this application.
    • You only have two (2) weeks to submit the financial aid application.
    • Use your Portal username and password when logging in.
    • Please read carefully all the instructions.
  3. Print the completed (hard-copy) application, sign it and submit it along with the required documents to the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office.
  4. Attend an interview with the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office.