Scholarships and Financial Aid

Arab American University seeks to support and encourage outstanding students in high school exams to achieve their dreams to complete their university studies. Also it works to support outstanding students in the various specializations, in addition to help financially needy students. Thus, we present the yearly scholarships and financial aids the university offers for the academic year 2019/2020 and the way of how to benefit from them

 

Average Scholarship

This one is offered to all enrolled university students Except Dentistry Specialization, according to their Tawjihi average, within certain segments on the original hour fees. for details click here.

How to benefit from it: granted automatically upon enrollment, And the amount of this grant in the academic year 2018-2019 amounted to 6,492,881 dollars.

Higher Education and Scientific Research Scholarship

The University offers 14 annual scholarships for the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. The ministry distribute it to outstanding high school students enrolled in the university.

How to benefit from it: Application submitted to the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, And the amount of grants in the academic year 2018-2019 amounted to 35,089 dollars.

Faculty of Administrative and Financial Sciences Scholarship

University offers a scholarship to all new students enrolled in the faculty (including the Average Scholarship), for details click here.

How to benefit from it: granted automatically upon enrollment.

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology Scholarship

University offers a scholarship to all new students enrolled in the faculty (including the Average Scholarship),Where the scholarship ranges from 40% - 70% of the basic fees, according to the specialization and the grade of high school. for details click here.

How to benefit from it: granted automatically upon enrollment, And the amount of this grant in the academic year 2018-2019 amount of 744,662 dollars.

Faculty of Sciences Scholarship

University offers a scholarship to all new students enrolled in the faculty (including the Average Scholarship), for details click here.

How to benefit from it: granted automatically upon enrollment, And the amount of this grant in the academic year 2018-2019 amount of 104,533 dollars.

Sibling Discount

The university offers 20% discount on hour fees for the second sibling, the third gets 25% discount on hour fees, and the fourth sibling gets 30% discount on hour fees Except for Graduate Studies specializations.

How to benefit from it: • The siblings submit their university ID pictures to the Department of Loans and Scholarships in the Financial Department. The scholarship conditional, siblings must register in the same class, And the amount of this grant for 2018-2019 was 518,648 dollars.

Martyrs’ Sons Scholarship

: The University offers full scholarships to martyrs children enrolled in the university, in all specializations except Dentistry and Graduate Studies specializations.

How to benefit from it: Children of martyrs should bring official letter from the Caring of Martyrs Families Foundation which prove that his father is a martyr and deliver it to loans and scholarships office in the Financial Department and then the grant is approved, And the amount of the grant in the academic year 2018-2019 amounted to 72,201 dollars.

Directorates Top Students Scholarship

The university offers 10 scholarships for the top students in the secondary schools (scientific, literary, industrial and commercial) in each education directorates ( Except Dentistry Specialization ), as follows:

  • Full scholarship for first and second place students.
  • 25% discount on the credit hours fees for the 3rd-10th places.

How to benefit from it: Student brings official statement from the Education Directorate, stating his/her ranking in the directorate by number. Then deliver it to Loans and scholarships Department in the Financial Department, And the value of these scholarships in the academic year 2018-2019 amounted to 62,535 dollars.

Boards of Directors and Trustees Scholarships

University offers 58 scholarships to members of the Boards of Directors and Trustees to distributed to needy students.

How to benefit from it: Members of the Boards of Directors and Trustees distribute the scholarships to needy students, And the amount of this grant in the academic year 2018-2019 amount of 198,115 dollars.

Employees’ Children Scholarship

A scholarship specialized to the university employees’ children It is 100%, except for dentistry specialization and graduate studies programs, And the amount of the grant in the academic year 2018-2019 amounted to 299,561 dollars.                                                                                     

 

Competitive Specializations Scholarship

University offers 11 competitive scholarships, a 70% discount of hour fees for enrolled students distributed to different specialties and awarded to the specialization top high school averages, student average should not be less than 85% in high school, for more details click here

How to benefit from it: After completing new students admission process at the academic year beginning, the financial department determines each specialization highest five averages and register the scholarship to them, And the amount of this grant in the academic year 2018-2019 amounted to 105,144 dollars.

Governor Scholarships

The University offers Jenin Governorate 10 scholarships distributed to needy students, 6 from the 1948 Palestinian lands and 4 for Jenin Governorate, and Two scholarships to Ramallah Governorate distributed to needy students.

How to benefit from it: Students apply to the governor's office, which studies them to give the needy, And the amount of the grant in the academic year 2018-2019 amounted to 34,436 dollars.

Government Sector Employees Scholarship

The university provides 30% scholarship on hour fees for the academic year 2019-2020 for employees in governmental sector who are enrolled in some Graduate Studies programs, for details click here.                                                          

How to benefit from it: Student brings a letter of nomination from the Minister to get it, And the amount of this grant in the academic year 2018-2019 amount of 110,542 dollars.                                                        

Honors Reward

The University offers financial rewards of 565 dollars to outstanding students listed on the University President Honor list and 353 dollars to the first student on each major and listed on the Dean's Honor list.

How to benefit from it: Students are offered financial rewards automatically from the Financial Department according to the student average, And the amount of the grant in the academic year 2018-2019 was  103,177 dollars.

A 140 Dollars scholarships to the top hundred high school averages and registered at the university for academic year 2019-2020, only of Jenin Governorate students

How to benefit from it: After completing admission process for new students at the academic year beginning, Financial Department determines the highest averages to give scholarships to those deserve it, Which amounted to 14,000 dollars.

A 140 Dollars scholarships to the top twenty high school averages And registered at the university for academic year 2019-2020, only of Tubas Governorate students

How to benefit from it: After completing admission process for new students at the academic year beginning, Financial Department determines the highest averages to give scholarships to those deserve it , Which amounted to 2,800 dollars.

Faculty of Graduate Studies Scholarships

The university offers scholarship of hour fees to all graduate studies students in certain specializations and different percentages. for details click here

How to benefit from it: granted automatically upon enrollment, The grant for 2018/2019 was about 250,000 dollars.

 

Total grants for this year are equal to: 9,148,324 dollars

Important Terms:

  1. Student GPA should not be under (2.0) during studying at the university in order to maintain the scholarship.
  2. Scholarships covers first and second semesters and don’t include summer semester for undergraduate programs (Except for the Employees’ Children Scholarship and Boards of Directors and Trustees Scholarships, the summer semester is included).
  3. Scholarships full conditions can be found in the Loans and Scholarships Office in the University Financial Department.