Social Financial Aid


BAU provides a comprehensive need-based financial aid that makes it financially possible for its students to pursue their studies. In this case, financial support is embodied in the reduction of tuition fees with varied percentages depending on the student’s financial status.

The online application for the academic year 2020-2021 shall be available on iConnect starting November 2020. The deadline to submit the required documents will be announced in due time.

Eligibility requirements

To be considered for a need-based financial aid, you should have fulfilled the following:

  • Registered a minimum of 12 credit hours during the fall semester
  • Got a cumulative GPA greater or equal to 2.0
  • Disbursed 50% of the Fall 2020-2021 tuition fees
  • Haven’t benefitted from any siblings’ discounts, grants, or scholarships from BAU
  • Haven’t benefitted from any external financial aid
Documents Required
  • Family Civil Status Record
  • Employment certificate of the provider’s job(s) (applicant, father, mother or guardian) which states the job title, years of service and the monthly salary
  • If the provider is self-employed or business owner, a Self-income Statement should be submitted.
  • School statements or receipts of annual fees for each dependent child enrolled at a school or university
  • A photocopy of any rental contract(s) and/or ownership of real estate
  • A photocopy of car registration form(s) for every car owned by the family
  • A photocopy of a loan agreement if applicable
  • An academic transcript
  • Any further documents that would support the application for a financial aid (e.g. medical reports, recent medical/hospitalisation bills, certificate of job termination or end of service, etc.…).
Application Procedures
  • Students who meet the required conditions must submit the application via the university portal iConnect and present a copy of this application together with the required documents to the Faculty Executive Administrator according to the deadlines assigned.
  • The Financial Aid Committee examines all applications that meet the criteria, announces the students’ names, and sets interview dates.
  • Applicants who meet the required conditions will be interviewed by the committee to assess the applicants’ financial and social status. Applicants might expect a home inspection by a social worker, if deemed necessary by the committee.
  • Accepted applications are referred to the Financial Aid Committee who identifies the eligible applicants. The committee has the right to request any further information/documents if deemed necessary.
  • A cumulative GPA less than 2.0.
  • Any fraud information or a missing document

Child Aids for University Staff

BAU provides child aids for eligible staff out of its sense of responsibility towards them.

Eligibility requirements
  • A maximum of three children are fully exempted from the fees of the registered courses.
  • Full fees will be charged for repeated courses.
Application procedures

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

Athletic Scholarship

BAU sports teams have organized and participated in friendly matches and competitions with other faculties and universities and won hundreds of championships. Athletic scholarships are awarded to students with recognized athletics skills.

Eligibility requirements
  • An athletic achievement: an award or a prize
  • An athletic capability and talent
  • A cumulative GPA greater or equal to 2.5
  • Team Ranking (1st,2nd, 3rd)
Application procedures
  • Upon registration, the eligible student must fill in the application on iConnect and send it via email to
  • The student must submit all documents confirming his/her skills in the specified athletics field.
  • The Athletic Scholarship Selection Committee evaluates applications and send confirmation letters to the selected candidates.

Siblings Discount

Siblings enrolled in the undergraduate studies during the same semester at BAU are granted a 12.5% off the total tuition fees each semester per sibling. Yet, the total deduction of all siblings shall not exceed any of the siblings’ total fees.

Eligibility requirements
  • Siblings must be enrolled in the undergraduate level at the university during the same semester.
  • Siblings can benefit from the discount starting their first semester of enrollment at BAU.
Application procedureS
  • Applications must be submitted on iConnect.
  • The discount is automatically applied upon the settlement of 50% of the tuition fees per sibling.