U.S. Embassy in Lebanon announces Fulbright Student Scholarship Program 2020

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Deadline: 15 May 2019Applications Open for Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Programimage fromU.S. Embassy in Lebanon has announced the Fulbright Student Scholarship Program 2020.Benefits

  • The grant includes: roundtrip airfare between Lebanon and the United States, tuition, books, health insurance, and room and board.
  • The program, which covers a maximum of two academic years of study beginning in August 2020, is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State through the U.S. Embassy in Beirut.

Eligibility CriteriaApplicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a Lebanese citizen or a legal, long-term Palestinian resident in Lebanon.
  • Reside in Lebanon at the time of the application.
  • Cannot be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident (green card holder).
  • 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 2020).
  • Demonstrate academic excellence within his/her field of specialization.
  • Pursue a field of study benefiting Lebanese society and/or Lebanese-American relations.
  • Be applying for a master’s degree in any field of study except 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, entrepreneurship, gender studies, geotechnical engineering or other fields that are not available in Lebanon.
  • Must be proficient in English and/or able to attend a Long-Term English (LTE) program prior to the start of the study program.

How to ApplyApplicants can apply online via given website.Eligible Country: LebanonFor more information, please visit https://lb.usembassy.gov/fulbright-student-scholarship-program-2/Original Article

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