MasterCard Foundation Scholarships at AUB

Type: Master’s Degree

Who: Africans, Lebanese, or refugee students living in lebanon

What: Full scholarship + living expenses

When: 2020 – 2021

Where: American University of Beirut

Program Length: Two years

Deadline to Apply: 18 January 2020

Citizenship: Lebanon, Palestine, Syria

Destination Countries: Lebanon

Academic Subject(s): All Subjects


The American University of Beirut (AUB) is offering full scholarships for graduate education for the academic year 2020-21​ in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation.

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at AUB aims to prepare young people to be agents of change in their communities, countries, and regions. The program requires scholars to attend a series of workshops, courses, and fieldwork in addition to the courses for their degree.

Deadline: March 18, 2020


Graduate scholarships are open to:

Nationals of Africa

Nationals of Lebanon

R​​​efugees and displaced people living in Lebanon 

Selection and admission are based on: 

– Academic promise

– Financial disadvantage

– Leadership potential

– Desire to give back and go back to one’s community

How to apply

– Complete the AUB Online Graduate Application Form after creating an account.

– Upload supporting documents as per the requirements indicated on the online application.

– Once you reach the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program box in the application, click on “Apply” in order to receive the financial survey link specific to this scholarshi​p that needs to be filled out and submitted before the application deadline. 

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