|A limited number of partial or full scholarships are available for 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 country of residence as well as basic living expenses. Partial scholarships provide financial support for a range of these expenses.
Applicants from the countries listed below are eligible to apply for the scholarship:
Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Arab Jamahiriya, Morocco, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.
Prospective students interested in the graduate scholarships should make sure to complete the following steps:
Submit an Application for Graduate Admission to the Office of Admissions at AUB. The deadline for academic year 2013-2014 is April 18, 2013. (Keep a copy of your completed application form to be sent with the scholarship application).
For the online graduate application forms, click here.
Applicants to the graduate program, other than AUB graduates and graduates of recognized colleges or universities in North America, Great Britain, Australia, and New Zealand, must meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement (ELPR). These applicants must sit for an English Exam (EEE, TOEFL or IELTS) to satisfy AUB English Language Proficiency Requirements (ELPR) for admission.
For more information about ELPR, click here.
Students are advised to sit for one of the English Exam as early as possible as many applicants do not pass the test the first time and may need to repeat it.
Upon registering for these tests, applicants must specify that results be sent to the AUB Office of Admissions.
Applicants are required to submit their English Language Proficiency Test scores OR the registration slip of the test with the Scholarship Application.
• Information and application forms for the TOEFL can be requested from:
Riad El Solh,
Applicants who take the TOEFL must use the institutional code number for AUB: 0902, when registering for the test.
• For information pertaining to IELTS applicants should contact the British Council in their respective countries.
Submit a complete scholarship application file to Ms. Mitra Tauk including the following:
1. Scholarship Application
2. Recommendation Form for scholarship (from your employer).
3. Two other recommendation letters from your supervisors or colleagues
4. One copy of your completed Graduate Admission Application (To print your online application, click on the eye view button "", then chose "one tab view")
5. Your scores for the EEE, TOEFL or IELTS OR the registration slip for any of those tests
6. One copy of your CV
7. One copy of your passport
The completed file containing all of the above documents should be sent to Ms. Mitra Tauk by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by regular mail to the following address:
Ms. Mitra Tauk
Re: Regional Scholarships
Faculty of Health Sciences
American University of Beirut
PO Box 11-0236
Riad El Solh, Beirut 1107 2020
Email: Mitra Tauk
Telephone: 00 961 1 340 460, Ext. 4687/4609
Fax: 00 961 1 744470
Please note that if the recommendation letter/form is sent by email, it should be sent by the recommender himself /herself, meaning from his/her email address. If the recommendation letter/form is sent by regular mail, it should be sent in a sealed envelope to the address above.
Based on the preliminary review of these documents, selected applicants will be invited for an interview, in person at FHS or by telephone if travel is not possible, to further assess their eligibility for the scholarship.
Criteria for Selection
AUB is an equal opportunity educational institution. Scholarships will be granted on the basis of merit and not race, gender, citizenry, or religion. Prospective applicants will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
1. Commitment to serve in public health in the region.
2. Relevance and duration of work experience in public health.
3. Extent of supervision in current employment.
4. Local need for public health graduates in the country of applicant.