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Financial Aid

Need-Based Financial Aid

At LAU, we believe that all eligible students deserve an excellent education, regardless of financial limitations. With more than $80 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.

Financial aid can cover between 15% and 70% of your tuition. We encourage you to apply for financial aid (work-study) as early as possible.

Deadline to apply for the need-based financial aid for fall 2021: May 31, 2021

Financial Aid is a package composed of the following elements:

Work-Study*

The work-study program gives you the opportunity to gain work experience, discipline, and a sense of personal responsibility and accomplishment. Students are assigned to work in offices/divisions across the university for a certain number of hours per semester.

Grants

LAU provides the following grants:

Educational Loans

Educational Loans are a supplementary form of financial aid offered to eligible students demonstrating financial need. Only students with a declared undergraduate major are eligible for a loan. Intensive, undecided or special students are not eligible.

LAU loans: The University maintains a revolving loan fund as part of the total Financial Aid program. Loans are extended to students, when requested, as part of the total Financial Aid package in accordance with the loan procedure.

U.S. 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. Learn more. 

*To be eligible for work-study or grants, your financial aid application must be accepted and you must maintain the eligibility requirements mentioned below.

Eligibility

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

Disqualification

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.