2018 American University of Beirut Grad Scholarship for MENA Nations: Apply Now

Applications are currently ongoing for the 2018 American University of Beirut Graduate Scholarship in Health Science for MENA Countries.

The American University of Beirut is offering scholarship opportunities to students from North Africa and the Middle East to study Graduate courses in Health Sciences.

A limited number of partial or full scholarships are available to students from the Arab region interested in the MPH and MS programs at the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS).

A limited number of partial or full scholarships are available to students from the Arab region interested in the MPH and MS programs at the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS).

Full scholarships cover tuition and related academic expenses, travel to and from the country of residence as well as basic living expenses. Partial scholarships provide financial support for a range of these expenses.

Course Level:


Eligible Countries:

North Africa and the Middle East Countries

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Applicants can only be considered for scholarship once they are accepted on a regular basis in the GPHP program.
  • Scholarships are awarded to applicants for the fall semester of every academic year. Scholarships are not awarded for mid-year admissions
  • Scholarships are awarded to new students admitted into the GPHP. Currently enrolled GPHP students are not eligible for scholarship.
  • Scholarship applicants should be citizens/nationals of the Arab region (Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya Arab Jamahiriya, Mauritania, Morocco, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, or Yemen).

Selection Criteria

Prospective applicants will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

1. Commitment to service in public health in the region.

2. Relevance of work experience to public health or related fields.

3. Duration of work experience.

4. Local need for public health graduates in the country of the applicant.

 How to Apply for the Scholarship:

Scholarship opportunities are only available for the Fall admission term of every academic year. Applicants interested in applying for Scholarships should wait until the Fall applications are open

The Regional Graduate Scholarship is available to applicants to the following three degrees:

• Master of Public Health (MPH) with 3 areas of concentration:
– Epidemiology and Biostatistics (EPBS)
– Health Promotion and Community Health (HPCH)
– Health Management and Policy (HMP)
• Master of Science in Epidemiology (MS EPID)
• Master of Science in Environmental Sciences – Major in  Environmental Health (MS EH)

The scholarship application form is part of the AUB online graduate application, under the financial aid section.

Interested students who meet the selection criteria must first submit a complete AUB graduate application online, which includes the scholarship application under the financial aid section >>

AUB is an equal opportunity educational institution and scholarships are solely granted on the basis of merit and not race, gender, citizenry, or religion.

Scholarship Official Webpage

Contact Information

Graduate Public Health Program (GPHP)

Email: gphp@aub.edu.lb​​

Tel: 00961 1 374374

Fax: 00961 1 744470​

Mailing Address

Am​erican University of Beirut

Van Dyck Building

PO Box 11-0236

Riad El-Solh Beirut, 1107 2020, Lebanon​​​


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