Graduate Program Scholarship

This scholarship presents a unique opportunity to gain a research edge as you work toward your master’s degree. Tuition is fully waived for two years.

Who It’s For

It is our ongoing goal to raise the level of graduate education at LAU, and research-oriented scholars are an essential part of that effort.

The ideal candidate is passionate about their studies and wishes to deepen their knowledge through quality work that can lead to potential publications.

Scholars are expected to devote full time and attention to their academic endeavors and hence they must commit to not holding a job for the duration of the program. (See details under “Conditions” below.)

Degree Programs

These degree programs will be accepting graduate scholars in 2021:

  1. MA in Applied Economics
  2. MS in Human Resources Management
  3. MA in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies
  4. MA in International Affairs
  5. MS in Computer Science
  6. MS in Computer Engineering
  7. MS in Civil & Environmental Engineering
  8. MS in Mechanical Engineering
  9. MA in Islamic Art


To be eligible, in addition to any program-specific requirements, you must:

  1. Have a minimum CGPA of 3.50/4.00 – or equivalent.
  2. Be admitted to the program without remedial courses.
  3. Submit proof of English proficiency if your undergraduate degree is not from an English-based institution:
    • Internet-based TOEFL (IBT), with a minimum score of 90. The code for LAU is 2595. The institutional TOEFL is not accepted.
    • Academic IELTS with a minimum score of 7.
    • The English Entrance Exam administered at LAU with a minimum score of 123.

NB: Meeting the minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission under this scholarship.


If admitted, you must respect the following conditions:


To apply, you will need to complete the online application and pay an application fee in order to submit it.

If your scholarship application is turned down but you still wish to be considered for admission to the master’s program, you may switch to a regular application by contacting the Admissions Office by email. You will not be required to reapply or pay the application fee again.

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