AUB Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program

The American University of Beirut (AUB) is offering full scholarships for graduate education for the academic year 2021-2022​ in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation.

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at AUB aims to prepare young people to be agents of change in their communities, countries, and regions. The program requires scholars to attend a series of workshops, courses and field work in addition to the courses for their degree.

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Eligibility and Admission Criteria

Graduate scholarships are open to:

  1. Nationals of Africa
  2. Nationals of Lebanon
  3. R​​​efugee and displaced living in Lebanon 

Selection and admission are based on: 

  • Academic promise
  • Financial need
  • Leadership potential
  • Desire to give back and go back to one’s community
  • Proof of meeting RUSE (Readiness for University Studies in English) requirement