Scholarships and Financial Aid for the Academic Year 2020/2021

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 2020/2021 and the way of how to benefit from them

 

Average Scholarship

This one is offered to all enrolled university students Except Dentistry and Pharmacy Specializations, 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 2019-2020 amounted to 5,826,955 dollars.

Higher Education and Scientific Research Scholarship

The University offers 15 annual scholarships for the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. The ministry distribute it to outstanding high school students enrolled in the university. To view the distribution of the scholarship on the majors click here.

Children of workers in the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research are awarded 3 bachelor’s degree scholarships annually.

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 2019-2020 amounted to 81,878 dollars.

Faculty of Modern Sciences and Faculty of Modern Media Scholarship

University offers a scholarship to all new students enrolled in the Faculty of Modern Sciences and Faculty of Modern Media (including the Average Scholarship),Where the scholarship is 20% for the Interior Architecture major and 35% for other majors of the basic fees, according to the major 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 2019-2020 amounted to 4,392 dollars.

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 28% - 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 2019-2020 amount of 591,612 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, And the amount of this grant in the academic year 2019-2020 amount of 692,918 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 2019-2020 amount of 255,557 dollars.

Faculty of Sport Sciences Scholarship

University offers a scholarship to all new students enrolled in the faculty (including the Average Scholarship), Where the scholarship is 25% 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 2019-2020 amount of 519,194 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 , Students who have " Employees’ Children Scholarship " are excluded.

How to benefit from it: The siblings submit their university ID pictures to the Department of Loans and Scholarships office in the Financial Department. The scholarship conditional, siblings must register in the same class, And the amount of this grant for 2019-2020 was 512,569 dollars.
 

Martyrs’ Sons Scholarship

The University offers full scholarships to martyrs children enrolled in the university, in all specializations except the specializations of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Prosthetics and Orthotics, " Speech, Language, and Hearing Disorders " and Interior Architecture.

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 2019-2020 amounted to 84,026 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 and Medicine and Pharmacy Specializations ), 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 office in the Financial Department, And the value of these scholarships in the academic year 2019-2020 amounted to 73,668 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 2019-2020 amount of 324,798 dollars.

Employees and Employees’ Children Scholarship

A scholarship specialized to the university employees’ children It is 100% for those enrolled in the university for a bachelor's degree, and 50% scholarship for employees and their children for some master's majors. for details click here.

The amount of the grant in the academic year 2019-2020 amounted to 316,278 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 2019-2020 amounted to 60,518 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 2019-2020 amounted to 58,713 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 2019-2020 was  51,589 dollars.

Outstanding Students Scholarship

  • A 140 Dollars scholarships to the top hundred high school averages and registered at the university for a bachelor’s degree for academic year 2020-2021, 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, And the amount of the grant in the academic year 2019-2020 was 14,000 dollars.
  • A 140 Dollars scholarships to the top twenty high school averages And registered at the university for a bachelor’s degree for& academic year 2020-2021, 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 , And the amount of the grant in the academic year 2019-2020 was 2,800 dollars.

Palestinian Valleys Scholarship

The university offers 5 scholarships for students of the Palestinian Valley who are enrolled in the university for a bachelor's degree, with the exception of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Prosthetics and Orthotics specializations.
 
 

How to benefit: The Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research nominates students who are residents of the Palestinian Valley and who meet the conditions of the scholarship.
 
 

AL Khan Al-Ahmar Scholarship

The university offers 5 scholarships for students of AL Khan Al-Ahmar who are enrolled in the university for a bachelor's degree, with the exception of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Prosthetics and Orthotics specializations.

How to benefit: The National Authority for Charitable Bedouin Clans Affairs (the Tribal Council) nominates students from Bedouin communities who meet the terms of the scholarship, and their papers are submitted to the Loans and Scholarships office in the Financial Department after being approved by the university administration, And the amount of the grant in the academic year 2019-2020 was 10,091 dollars.

Sports Teams Scholarship

The university offers 50% Scholarships to students university's of sports national teams that get first place (for one semester) and 25% to students for sports teams that get second place (for one semester), in appreciation of their efforts in representing the Arab American University brightly in front of the nation's universities.

How to benefit: The sports scholarship is awarded to winning sports teams automatically in the semester following the winning semester. And the amount of the grant in the academic year 2019-2020 was 10,360 dollars.

Faculty of Graduate Studies General Scholarships

The university offers scholarship from 20% - 50% of credit hour fees to students in certain majors and at different rates, for details click here

How to benefit from it: granted automatically upon enrollment, The grant for 2019-2020 was about 190,954 dollars.

Employees in Police Scholarship

The university offers scholarship from 40% - 50% of credit hour fees for the academic year 2020-2021 to the employees in police enrolled in some master's majors, for details click here.

How to benefit from it: The student submits a nomination letter from the General Directorate of Police to benefit from the scholarship, And the amount of the grant in the academic year 2019-2020 was 8,118 dollars.

Government Sector Employees Scholarship

The university provides 30% scholarship on hour fees for the academic year 2020-2021 for employees in governmental sector who are enrolled in some Graduate Studies programs, for details click here.

How to benefit from it:The student submits a letter of nomination from his institution to benefit from the scholarship, And the amount of the grant in the academic year 2019-2020 was 145,397 dollars.

Government Health Institutions and UNRWA Employees Scholarship

The university offers 40% scholarship on hour fees for the academic year 2020-2021 for employees in Government Health Institutions and UNRWA who are enrolled in some master's majors, for details click here.

How to benefit from it:The student submits a letter of nomination from his institution to benefit from the scholarship, And the amount of the grant in the academic year 2019-2020 was 35,595 dollars.

Private Sector and Banks Employees Scholarship

The university offers 30% scholarship on hour fees for the academic year 2020-2021 for employees in Private Sector and Banks who are enrolled in some master's majors, for details click here.
 

How to benefit from it:The student submits a letter of nomination from his institution to benefit from the scholarship, And the amount of the grant in the academic year 2019-2020 was 6,350 dollars.
 

Ministry of Education Employees Scholarship

The university offers 30% scholarship on hour fees for the academic year 2020-2021 for employees in Ministry of Education who are enrolled in some master's majors, for details click here.
 

How to benefit from it:The student submits a letter of nomination from his institution to benefit from the scholarship.
 

Bar Association and High Judicial Council Scholarship

The university offers 40% scholarship on hour fees for the academic year 2020-2021 for who is affiliated to the bar association and to the high judicial council and are enrolled in some master's majors, for details click here.

How to benefit from it:The student submits a letter of nomination from his institution to benefit from the scholarship.

 

Total grants for this year are equal to: 9,882,139 dollars.

Important Terms:

  1. Student SPA 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. All scholarships are subject to the university’s regulations and instructions.
  4. Scholarships full conditions can be found in the Loans and Scholarships Office in the University Financial Department.