Graduate Research Scholarship

This scholarship presents a unique opportunity to gain a research edge as you work toward your master’s degree. Tuition is fully waived and a monthly stipend is allocated for the duration of the program.

For the fifth consecutive year, LAU is offering Graduate Research Scholarship for research-oriented applicants who are committed to conduct and publish research projects, in line with the university’s goal of enhancing the build-up of intellectual capital.

Who It Is 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 their time and effort to this academic endeavor and hence must commit to not holding a job for the duration of the program. (See details under “Conditions” below.)

Degree Programs

The scholarship covers the following programs:

  1. Applied and Computational Mathematics
  2. Applied Economics
  3. Biological Sciences
  4. Business Administration
  5. Civil and Environmental Engineering
  6. Computer Engineering
  7. Computer Science
  8. Education
  9. Human Resources Management
  10. Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management
  11. Interdisciplinary Gender Studies
  12. International Affairs
  13. Islamic Art
  14. Mechanical Engineering
  15. Migration Studies
  16. Nutrition
  17. Pharmaceutical Development and Management


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.
    • Duolingo English Test with a passing average of 125.

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


If admitted, you must respect the following conditions:


The application deadline for fall 2024 is March 31, 2024.

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