The Fulbright Foreign Student Program for Lebanon has been initiated by the US Embassy, presenting Lebanese students with an exceptional chance to pursue graduate-level studies in the United States. This scholarship program covers various expenses such as tuition fees, books, travel costs, and more. It serves as an outstanding opportunity for talented Lebanese students to realize their academic and professional aspirations.
To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must either be Lebanese citizens or possess the Special Travel Document for Palestinian Refugees issued by the Lebanese Government. Throughout the application, selection, and placement process, applicants must maintain their residence in Lebanon. Additionally, they should possess a bachelor’s degree, demonstrate English proficiency, maintain a good academic record, and submit several documents in English, including a personal statement, a study/research objective essay, official academic transcripts, TOEFL or IELTS scores (if available), an up-to-date CV, and three letters of reference.
To apply for the scholarship, students need to access the Fullbright Program website and apply for admission to their desired university or college in the United States. Furthermore, students must submit the required supporting documents to the university, which include official academic transcripts, TOEFL or IELTS scores, an up-to-date CV, three letters of reference, a personal statement, and a study/research objective essay related to their field of study.
Benefits of the Scholarship:
Selected students will receive financial assistance for their graduate studies in the United States, covering tuition and required fees. Additionally, they will be provided with book and equipment allowances, as well as travel allowances. A monthly stipend for accommodations and meals will be granted, and they will benefit from supplemental health and accident insurance coverage. Moreover, scholarship recipients will have the opportunity to participate in Fulbright Enrichment Programs.
This scholarship is administered by AMIDEAST, a prominent American nonprofit organization actively involved in international education, training, and development endeavors across the Middle East and North Africa. AMIDEAST’s mission is to foster hope and mutual understanding between people in the region and the United States through life-changing opportunities for education and cultural exchanges.
The scholarship’s application process is currently open, and interested students are encouraged to apply without delay. This program represents an exceptional opportunity for Lebanese students to pursue their academic and professional goals while contributing to a more peaceful and productive world.
Apply Here: https://www.amideast.org/our-work/find-a-scholarship/graduate-study/fulbright/how-to-apply/fulbright-foreign-student-program-for-lebanon