AUC offers scholarships based on merit and need. Generally, scholarships are reserved for students with strong academic qualifications who demonstrate high financial need.
The types of scholarships are categorized according to the following:
- Need-Based Scholarships (scholarships that are based on both financial need and academic merit)
- Need-Based AUC Funded Scholarships (scholarships that are based on financial need and are funded by AUC)
- Need-Based Named Scholarships (scholarships that are based on financial need and are named after a donor)
- Merit-Based Named Scholarships (scholarships that are based on academic merit and are named after a donor)
- Merit-Based AUC Funded Scholarships (scholarships that are based on academic merit and funded by AUC)
Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship Program
The Tomorrow's Leaders Scholarship program is funded through the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs for capable and highly motivated high school seniors in the Middle East and North Africa who come from diverse backgrounds. The program provides four-year university scholarships and internship opportunities at select institutions of higher learning in the Middle East to students who have the potential to become leaders.
AUC Scholarship for Refugees
The scholarship offers full support to refugee students who wish to study at AUC.
For more information, click here.
Thanks to the generosity of our donors, AUC offers more than 90 named scholarships supported by individuals and corporations. These prestigious awards from donors have allowed AUC to recruit and educate outstanding and deserving students who come from different cities and educational backgrounds. Selection to named scholarships is based on the donor’s criteria.
Abdel Hadi Hassan Taher Endowed Scholarship
The Abdel Hadi Hassan Taher Endowed Scholarship provides full or partial support to Egyptian and Saudi Arabian students who demonstrate financial need and outstanding academic performance. The fund also provides housing for Saudi Arabian students or Egyptian students who live outside Cairo and Giza.
Abdallah Jum'ah Study Abroad Scholarships
Established in 2015 to provide financial support to students who are seeking a study abroad/exchange program opportunity and demonstrate financial need and academic merit. Eligible students must be accepted to an exchange/study abroad program managed by the International Programs Office at AUC.
Mohamed Ragheb Scholarship in the Arts at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Established in 2015 to cover the tuition fees for one student majoring in the arts at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.
The Palestinian Endowed Scholarships (Vacant)
To provide partial/full support for deserving and talented Palestinian students to study at AUC. Students must demonstrate financial need and academic merit.
The Palestinian Endowed Scholarship is supported by the following funds:
- Bassam Jabr '63 Endowed Fund
- Ghaleb El Farouki '33 Endowed Scholarship
- Mohammad Abughazaleh '67 Endowed Palestinian Scholarship
- RAM Endowed Scholarship
- Riad Kamal Palestinian Endowed Scholarship
- Taher Family Endowed Scholarships
- Wafiya El Hassany '48, '50 Endowed Scholarships
- Wasef Jabsheh '67 Jordanian - Palestinian Endowed Scholarship
*Note: you must apply for ALL funds and selection would be based on the scholarship criteria
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Mohammed Bin Abdulkarim A. Allehedan Endowed Scholarship and Scientific Research Fund (Vacant) (For Fall 2018, the scholarship is recruiting Arab non-Egyptian students).
Established in 2015 to support Arab students (females or males) in the fields of basic science such as mathematics, engineering, physics, chemistry, biology, energy and petroleum, water and environment, economics and development. Acceptance will be based on merit and financial need.
Al Ghurair STEM Scholars Program
Established in 2016 to provide an opportunity for talented students to pursue undergraduate or graduate degrees in any science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) majors offered at AUC.
Hayel Saeed Endowed Scholarship
Established in 1994 to cover tuition, housing, board, textbooks, medical insurance and local medical services for up to four Yemeni students who meet the University requirements for admission. The scholarship covers tuition for a regular academic load of 15 credit hours per semester in the fall and spring semesters. Overloads, minors as well as attending summer and winter sessions can only be processed after the approval of AUC's Office of Student Financial Affairs and Scholarships. Students must have a Yemeni citizenship, must have completed a full-time high school in Yemen and should demonstrate financial need.
Hisham Ezz Al Arab Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2010 as a partial scholarship to a talented and dedicated undergraduate student.
Armenian Evangelical Scholarship (Vacant)
A scholarship to be awarded to worthy scholars of Armenian origin in need of financial assistance to enable them to pursue studies leading to undergraduate degrees. For more information, click here.
Established in 2016, the scholarship covers the tuition and fees for one undergraduate student who demonstrates merit and financial need up to five years.
Springer Nature Scholarship
Established in 2016, the scholarship covers the tuition and fees for up to five years for one undergraduate student who demonstrates merit and financial need.
The SU Scholarship (Vacant) - Available for Spring 2018 Semester
The scholarship gives partial support up to two students for one or two semesters. The assessment is based on the activities of the previous two semesters.
Thanks to the generosity of our donors, AUC offers more than 90 named scholarships supported by individuals and corporations. These prestigious funds from donors have allowed AUC to recruit and educate outstanding and deserving students who come from different cities, countries and educational backgrounds. Selection to named scholarships is based on the donor’s criteria.
Youssef Nabih Endowed Scholarship in Accounting
Established in 2004 to support the graduating senior with the highest GPA in the accounting department.
Merit-based scholarships are non-need-based financial awards offered to students with high academic, cultural, sports and other achievements. These awards are renewable for up to five years of study provided that certain criteria are met.