Fulbright Student Master’s Degree Scholarship Program Lebanese in the United States 2014/16

Funded by the U.S Congress the Fulbright Student Scholarship Program is open to Lebanese Citizen. The offer is for pursuing Master’s degree level in any of the study field except electrical, mechanical and computer engineering, dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, or other clinical fields (nursing administration is permitted). The programme covers a maximum of two academic years of study and is to begin in August 2014. The scholarship covers round trip airfare tuition, books, health insurance, and room and board. Applicants from all disciplines are eligible to apply and also they must be a Lebanese citizen or a legal, long-term Palestinian resident in Lebanon.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

– Must be a Lebanese citizen or a legal, long-term Palestinian resident in Lebanon.

– Cannot be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident (green card holder).

– Must have a bachelor’s degree from an institution recognized by the Lebanese Ministry of Higher Education (or will graduate with a bachelor’s degree before summer 2014).

– Has demonstrated academic excellence within his/her field of specialization.

– Will pursue a field of study benefiting Lebanese society and/or Lebanese-American relations.

– May apply for a master’s degree in any field of study except electrical, mechanical and computer engineering, dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, or other clinical fields (nursing administration is permitted).

-Students from all disciplines are welcome to apply, but priority will be given to fields of study in: humanities, social sciences, political science, public administration, journalism, urban planning, rural and economic development or fields that are not available in Lebanon.

– Obtain a minimum TOEFL score of 80 (internet-based test).

  • About the nationality:-

The Lebanese citizen or a legal, long-term Palestinian resident in Lebanon can submit an application for this scholarship.

  • About the awards:-
  1. The program, which covers a maximum of two academic years of study beginning in August 2014.
  1. The grant includes: round trip airfare between Lebanon and the United States, tuition, books, health insurance, and room and board. Funding is not available to meet the expenses of Fulbright students’ dependents (spouses, children, parents, etc.)
  1. A competitive applicant will have an excellent academic record, strong English language skills, an outstanding character, and the commitment to return to Lebanon upon completion of the program.
  1. Short-listed candidates will be invited for an in-person interview in late June 2013.
  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-
  1. The mode of applying is online.
  1. The deadline for applications is May 16, 2013.

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