Merit Scholarships

Merit scholarships are awarded to distinguished students to encourage academic excellence.

Lebanese Baccalaureate Scholarship

The top three students in each of the four branches of the Lebanese Baccalaureate are granted an annual full cost scholarship.

Eligibility requirements

  • Submit the official Baccalaureate certificate approved by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.
  • The scholarship is renewable every semester provided the student maintains a minimum SGPA of 3.5.
Application procedures

Upon registration, the eligible student must fill in the application iConnect and send it via email to

Ranking Scholarships

The top five students at each level of all undergraduate programs receive reductions on the tuition fees of the subsequent semester as follows

First 80%
Second 50%
Third 30%
Fourth 25%
Fifth 15%

The number of scholarships is determined according to the number of students per class (minimum of 15 students per class)

15-25 1
26-50 2
51-75 3
76-99 4
100 and up 5
Eligibility requirements

  • A minimum of 15 credit hours should be registered per semester.
  • A minimum SGPA of 3.5.
  • Having successfully passed all course(s) during the semester
  • In the senior year, a minimum of 10 credit hours should be registered per semester.
Application procedures

No application is required; the scholarship is automatically dispensed upon enrollment in the subsequent semester.


Jamal Abdul Nasser Award

Upon graduation, the top student at each faculty with a minimum CGPA of 3.33 receives Jamal Abdul Nasser Award for Academic Distinction together with a cash prize.

Issam Houri Award

In the honour of Mr. Issam Houri, BAU’s Late Secretary General, the top student in Accounting at the Faculty of Business Administration receives Issam Houri Award together with a cash prize.

Application procedures

No application is required; award is automatically dispensed upon graduation.