The American University of Beirut is pleased to announce the opening of this year’s recruitment for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program. This program is in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation in Canada and aims to prepare young people to be agents of change in their communities, countries, and regions. The scholarship program is open to all Master’s Degree programs offered at AUB.
Applicants must be nationals of Sub-Saharan Africa, nationals of Lebanon, or refugees living in Lebanon (Palestinian, Syrian, or other nationalities).
The program will offer the scholarship recipients: Full tuition support, a monthly stipend, medical insurance, housing, books and laptop, in addition to travel costs for students from Sub-Saharan Africa. The program can also cover for English language courses at AUB for those who do not meet the required English score on TOEFL or IELTS.
ELIGBILITY AND SELECTION CRITERIA FOR SCHOLARSHIP STUDENTS
High financial need
Good academic standing during undergraduate degree
Commitment to go back and give-back to the community, country and region
Enthusiasm to attend all the additional learning experiences and workshops required by this program
HOW TO APPLY
Complete the online application https://graduateadmissions.aub.edu.lb and upload supporting documents (as per the requirements on the online application)
For applicants from Lebanon:
Fill out the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Application Form for Graduates (link available within the online application), and submit by hand at the Office of Admissions at AUB
For applicants from Sub-Saharan Africa:
Fill out the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Questionnaire (link available within the online application), and email to firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions, please contact the Mastercard Foundation Scholars program at AUB at:
Email: email@example.com Website: www.aub.edu.lb/mcf
Tel: +961 350 000 Extension: 2583/4925/4950/4990
Application deadline: April 4, 2018