Student Awards

​​​​University prizes and awards for graduating students

  • The Penrose Award is an honorary annual award given to an outstanding undergraduate in MSFEA on the basis of scholarship, character, leadership, and contribution to university life.
  • The Abdul Hadi Debs Endowment Award for Academic Excellence​ is a $1,000 endowment to a student at the graduate level who has an outstanding academic record and has demonstrated research capabilities through a paper, project, or thesis deemed by the faculty to be worthy of publication.

MS​FEA awards for graduating students

  • The Dean's Award for Creative Achieve​ment is an annual honorary award given to a student in each undergraduate program who has demonstrated outstanding creativity in her/his approach to academic work in projects, problem solving, and/or laboratory and shop work.
  • The Distinguished Graduate Award is an annual honorary award made to a graduating student from each of the undergraduate majors for outstanding academic achievement, character, and contribution to the department.

Departmental awards for graduating students:

  • Areen Projects Award for Excellence In Architecture​ and Graphic Design is an annual award given to the top three final projects in architecture and graphic design (first $2,200, second $1,700, and third $1,100). The project should demonstrate: respect for and service to the community at the local, municipal, national or regional level; appropriate structural and/or practical concepts; and outstanding creativity and/or innovation.
  • The Youssef Salam Civil Engineering Excellence Award​​ is an annual award of $1,000 to the student ranked first among the civil engineering graduate students.
  • The Farouk W. Agha Excellence Award is an annual award of $1,000 to the student graduating with a BE degree in mechanical engineering who has received the highest average during his or her study at AUB.
  • Best FYP Awards​
  • CME Offshore Best Functional Project Award
  • HOLCIM Awards
  • Murex Awards

  • ​Other annual student awards
  • The Fawzi W. Azar Award​ is an annual award toward tuition of $10,000 to one or more students entering the fifth year in the architecture program based on grades in the design courses and the 4th year project.
  • The George R. Rais Architecture Award​ is an annual award for the top three students in their third year of the architecture program: first $8,000; second ​$5,000; and third $3,000.
  • Various awards during the IDEAS annual event
  • Nicolas and Farida Moujaes Student Award in Engineering
  • Mohamad Ali Safieddine Endowed Award for Academic Excellence​​
  • Brummana High School Cultural Society Award
  • Salwa Siniora Baasiri Exceptional Volunteer of the Year Award