The USAID Higher Education Scholarship Program (HES) aims to provide undergraduate scholarships to promising public and private high school students and technical school graduates from all governorates of Lebanon. Student beneficiaries will experience LAU’s high/rigorous academic standards and a campus environment that promotes social equality and critical thinking. Moreover, it is mandatory for all students to engage in volunteer work, attend leadership and career workshops, and complete internships to complement their academic studies.
LAU also offers a unique opportunity to pursue a one-year certificate program for non-Lebanese refugees/Displaced, public and private high school students residing in all governorates of Lebanon.
In a Nutshell
A total of 58 scholars graduated under the USP I phase, 63 under the USP II, 88 under the USP III, 56 under USP V, 44 under USP VI, 69 under the USP VII C1 and 38 under USP VII C2 to date, thus making the total number of scholars who graduated from the program 416 graduates.
7 grants since 2010
230 enrolled scholars
Equal gender distribution