American University of Beirut


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The first AUB-MEPI-TLG program aims to nurture leadership skills in its graduate students and emphasizes on research in the areas of Policymaking, Gender Studies, and Resource Management (PGRM). It grants twenty scholarships to academically qualified and economically deserving​ students who apply to any of the thirty-one eligible graduate study programs at AUB spanning the faculties of Agricultural and Food Sciences (FAFS), Arts and Sciences (FAS), Health Sciences (FHS), and the Olayan School of Business (OSB).

In addition to the requirements of the graduate study program, the MEPI-TLG PGRM program requires students to enroll in two courses on gender studies an​d to work on a particular research project that is associated to their program of study. Furthermore, the students will be expected to participate in a multitude of civic engagement activities.

MEPI-TLG PGRM has awarded a total of twenty scholarships to two cohorts of students in Fall 2019-20 and Fall 2020-21.

1) Eligiblity

2) Research Options

3) Application Submission

  • Citizen of Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Syria (residing outside Syria), Tunisia, or Yemen
    U.S. citizens and Green Card holders are not eligible for the program.
  • Academically promising student as per AUB's admissions guidelines
  • Economically disadvantaged student as per MEPI and AUB's Financial Aid policies
  • Students with potential to address local, national, and/or regional problems.​
  • Advancing Arab women's political representation: from research to action
  • Evidence-informed policymaking at the Knowledge to Policy Center at the Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Quota, no quota and beyond: Gender role congruency on boards
  • Water-Energy-Food-Health Nexus Renewable Resources Initiative (WEFRAH)
  • Consult the MEPI-TLG FAQ page.
  • Visit O​nline Graduate Application page to create your application, proceed to the Financial Opportunities section, and follow the listed guidelines to apply by the deadline.

Eligible Programs and Corresponding Research Projects

Recipients of the MEPI-TLG scholarship will be assigned to research projects depending on their program of enrollment (among other).
You may use the search filters. SEARCH AND BROWSE EACH CATEGORY SEPERATELY. Faculty search will yield the research projects within the Faculty. Eligible Program search will list the research projects under each program. Research Project search will list all projects

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