Fully-funded Scholarship Program for Lebanon Masters Degree Students in the USA, 2024

Written by catherine.caoile on March 8, 2023

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Engineering, Humanities, Science, Social Science
  • Country of the Scholarship

    United States
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Master's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

    Monthly subsistence allowance, Travel and visa costs, Insurance, Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Contact Us 01-989901 Ext.162 Or At  [email protected]

Application for the Fulbright Foreign Student Program for Lebanon is now open for application for the academic year of 2024-2025. The US Embassy in Beirut and Amideast announce their application opening for the scholarship program which offers fully-funded awards for master’s degree Lebanese students who want to pursue their higher education in the United States.

Participants will also have a unique opportunity to encounter life in the United States and share Lebanon’s unique traditions, and cultural and social life with Americans. Participants are chosen through an open, merit-based contest in which leadership potential, academic greatness, and the capacity to adjust to life in the United States are completely considered. Once acknowledged into the Fulbright Program, every Fulbrighter becomes part of a worldwide organization of connected and committed Fulbright alumni.

About the Fulbright Program 

Driven by the United States government in partnership with in excess of 160 countries worldwide, the Fulbright Program offers global educational and cultural trade programs for passionate and accomplished artists, teachers, students, and professionals to be equal, to study, instruct, or pursue significant research and professional projects.

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs 

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) aims to increase a mutual understanding between individuals of the United States and individuals of different countries through educational and cultural trade that assists in the improvement of peaceful relations.

As ordered by the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange of 1961, the U.S. State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) works to build cordial, peaceful relations between individuals of the United States and individuals of different countries through academic, professional, sports and cultural exchanges, as well as public and private partnerships.

About Amideast 

Amiseast established in 1951, is one of the leading American Non-profit organizations that participated in global education, preparation, and improvement activities in the Middle East and North Africa. They accept that self-manufactured, fulfilled lives lead to mutual respect, understanding, and a productive and peaceful world.

Their primary mission is to create opportunities and hopes for the young generations with life-changing education and cultural exchange. Developing more leaders who can contribute not only to the local community but also to a worldwide service for all nations. Aiming to strengthen the communities and institutions and build a cross-cultural understanding, especially for the empowerment of women and the youth.

Offering programs that engage the area’s youth and women took on new urgency following the onset of the Middle Easterner Spring in 2011 and the ensuing delayed malaise across much of the district. Against overpowering needs to be met, obviously, they expected to focus on our activities to further “trust, opportunity, and understanding.”

Scholarship Summary

  • Academic Year: 2024-2025
  • Applicant’s Nationality: Lebanese
  • Degree level: Master’s Degree
  • Field: Humanities, Science, Social Science, Engineering and Technology
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Duration: NA
  • Scholarship Awards: Fully-funded
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Offered Annually: Yes
  • Scholarship Country: United States

Scholarship Eligibility 

To be considered for the program interested students must meet the eligibility requirements:

  • The applicants must be a citizen of Lebanon and must be holding travel documents for Palestinian Refugees which has been issued by the Government of Lebanon.
  • Must be currently residing in Lebanon at the time of the application, placement process, and selection.
  • The applicants who are applying for the MBA position are required to have at least two years of working experience.
  • Must be holding a bachelor’s degree from any of the accredited institutions or universities at the time of the program commencement date.
  • Must be able to demonstrate academic excellence.
  • Must have good communication skills in oral and written English and be able to attend LTE or the Long-term English program prior to the beginning of the study program.
  • US Citizens or students who are holding a green card are not eligible to apply for the program.
  • The inclination is given to students who have practically zero previous experience studying or living in the United States.
  • People with disabilities and other backgrounds are encouraged to apply for the program.
  • Master’s degree programs with a related field in medicine or nursing are not eligible to apply for the program.

Application Process 

  • An online application is now available on the official website of the provider.
  • The application will be accepted for the students who will apply for the eligible fields intended for the scholarship program.
  • Applications and required materials must only be submitted via the online applciation portal.
  • All late and incomplete applciation will not be considered
  • Any applicants who needs assistance about their application will be assisted at the student advising center of the Amideast.

Required Materials 

As part of the application process, the applicants are required to submit the following:

  • Official Academic Transcript of records
  • IELTS or TOEFL scores
  • Updated CV
  • Three letters of reference must be in the English language
  • Personal statements in 600 words must be in the English language
  • Research or study objectives essay composed in 600 words must be related to the applicant’s field of study.

Optional Materials 

  • The applicants are not required to submit their exam results
  • GRE
  • MBA degree applicants must have their GMAT and their certification or proof of work experience

Scholarship Awards

The Fulbright Program will be providing the following awards to the successful students

  • Tuition fee
  • Required fees or other related fees at the university in the USA
  • Books
  • Equipment
  • Travel Allowances
  • Monthly Stipend
  • Accommodations
  • Insurance and supplemental health coverage
  • Opportunities to participate in the enrichment programs

Application Deadline 

The deadline to complete and submit the application for the academic year of 2024-2025 is still open. Last submission for the application will be announced at the official website of the provider.

Selected candidates will be invited for an interview by June 2023.

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