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Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded to academically strong students and can be continued into subsequent years provided the eligibility criteria are maintained.

Merit Scholarships for National Students (100% of Tuition)

Merit scholarships are awarded to a number of outstanding high school students covering 100% of the recipient’s tuition and aim to encourage and promote academic excellence.

Eligibility requirements:

To be considered for a merit scholarship, you must:

  1. be a Lebanese citizen.
  2. be in the final year of secondary school in Lebanon studying for the Lebanese Baccalaureate, French Baccalaureate, or International Baccalaureate.
  3. achieve excellent academic performance in high school and obtain high SAT scores.
  4. demonstrate extra-curricular involvement and leadership skills.

Application procedure:

Merit Scholarships for International Students (up to 50% of Tuition)

Merit scholarships are awarded to a number of outstanding high school students covering up to 50% of the recipient’s tuition and aim to encourage and promote academic excellence.

Eligibility requirements:

To be considered for a merit scholarship, you must:

  1. be non- Lebanese.
  2. be graduating from a school outside Lebanon in the academic year 2020-2021.
  3. achieve excellent academic performance in high school and obtain high SAT scores.
  4. demonstrate extra-curricular involvement and leadership skills.

Application procedure:

Baccalaureate Scholarships for New Students (up to 50% of Tuition)

Baccalaureate (Bacc.) scholarships are awarded to newly admitted students covering up to 50% of the tuition fees based on their Lebanese, International or French official Baccalaureate exam results. 

Eligibility requirements: Obtain excellent scores on the official Baccalaureate.

Procedure: No application is required; this scholarship is automatically awarded to qualified students upon submission of their official exam results. 

SAT Scholarships for New Students (50% of Tuition)

SAT scholarships are awarded to newly admitted students covering 50% of the tuition fees of the first year of enrollment based on their SAT scores. After the lapse of the first academic year, all students who have completed 24 GPA and or P/NP credits at LAU and have a CGPA of 3.5 and above, are eligible for an Honor Scholarship.

Eligibility requirements: Obtain a high SAT score.

Procedure: No application is required; the SAT scholarship is automatically awarded to qualified upon submitting their official SAT results.

Entrance Scholarships (10-50% of Tuition)

Entrance scholarships are awarded to newly admitted students covering from 10% to 50% of the tuition fees of the first year of enrollment based on a combination of their high school grades and SAT scores. After the lapse of the first academic year, all students who have completed 24 GPA and or P/NP credits at LAU and have a CGPA of 3.5 and above, are eligible for an Honor Scholarship.

Eligibility requirements: Achieve excellent academic performance in high school grades and obtain high SAT scores.

Procedure: No application is required; the entrance scholarship is automatically awarded to qualified students upon submitting their official high school grades and SAT results.

Honor Scholarships for Current LAU Students (10-50% of Tuition)

After the lapse of the first academic year, all students who have completed 24 GPA and or P/NP credits at LAU and have a CGPA of 3.5 and above, are eligible for an Honor Scholarship based on the following table:

CGPA Scholarship %
3.50 ≤ CGPA ≤ 3.60 10
3.61 ≤ CGPA ≤ 3.65 15
3.66 ≤ CGPA ≤ 3.70 20
3.71 ≤ CGPA ≤ 3.75 25
3.76 ≤ CGPA ≤ 3.80 30
3.81 ≤ CGPA ≤ 3.85 35
3.86 ≤ CGPA ≤ 3.90 40
3.91 ≤ CGPA ≤ 4.0 50

Athletic Scholarship

Athletic scholarships are awarded to newly admitted students with recognized athletics skills.

Eligibility requirements: Have an athletic award, prize or recognition.

Application procedure:

  1. Fill out the Athletic scholarship application form and submit it to the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office by April 15 at the latest.
  2. Submit all supporting documents confirming skills in the specified athletics field.
  3. The Athletic Scholarship selection committee will evaluate applications and selected candidates will receive a confirmation letter

CNRS Scholarships

In collaboration with the National Council for Scientific Research (CNRS), LAU is offering full scholarships to the top five students in Lebanon with the highest scores in the official Lebanese Baccalaureate.

The National Council for Scientific Research (CNRS) is a public institution established in 1962 and assigned with the task of formulating national science and technology policy, initiating, guiding, supporting and conducting scientific research programs and activities in Lebanon.

Eligibility requirements:

  1. Rank among the top five in any of the four sections of the Lebanese Baccalaureate exam (General Science, Life Science, Economics/Sociology, or Humanities).
  2. Be a Lebanese citizen.

Procedure: No application is required. As a top student among the five highest scorers in the Lebanese Baccalaureate, the Ministry of Education and Higher Education will pass on your name to the CNRS and you will be notified and invited to an orientation session.

U.S.-Funded Scholarship Programs

USAID Higher Education Scholarship Program

Visit the USAID Higher Education Scholarship Program (HES) Website

Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship Program

This is a MEPI initiative for capable and highly motivated high school seniors in the Middle East and North Africa who are from underserved backgrounds.

Visit the Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship Program Website