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 and the way of how to benefit from them

 

Average Scholarship

This one is offered to all enrolled university students without exceptions, 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 2017-2018 amounted to 5,900,589 dollars.

Higher Education Scholarship

The University offers 14 annual scholarships for the Ministry of Higher Education. 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 the amount of grants in the academic year 2017-2018 amounted to 57,157 dollars.

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology Scholarship

University offers a scholarship to all new students enrolled in the faculty except the GIS specialization, for details click here.

How to benefit from it: granted automatically upon enrollment, And the amount of this grant in the academic year 2017-2018 amount of 140,500 dollars.

Faculty of Sciences Scholarship

University offers a scholarship to all new students enrolled in the faculty, for details click here.

How to benefit from it: granted automatically upon enrollment.

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.

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 2017-2018 was 313,507 dollars.

Martyrs’ Sons Scholarship

: The University offers full scholarships to martyrs children enrolled in the university, in all specializations except dentistry.

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 2017-2018 amounted to 68,470 dollars.

Directorates Top Students Scholarship

The university offers 10 scholarships for the top students in each education directorates, 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 2017-2018 amounted to 47,253 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 2017-2018 amount of 170,908 dollars.

Employees’ Children Scholarship

A scholarship specialized to the university employees’ children It is 100%, except for dentistry specialization and postgraduate studies, And the amount of the grant in the academic year 2017-2018 amounted to 245,375 dollars.                                                                                     

 

Competitive Specializations Scholarship

University offers 60 competitive scholarships, a 70% discount of hour fees for enrolled students distributed to different specialties and awarded to the specialization top five averages, student average mustn’t 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 2016-2017 amounted to 242,734 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.

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 2017-2018 amounted to 15,879 dollars.

Government Sector Employees Scholarship

The university provides 50% scholarship on hour fees for employees in governmental sector who are enrolled in all Graduate Studies programs, except Business Administration program and Biomedical Analysis program.                                                         

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 2017-2018 amount of 24,644 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 2016-2017 was  83,051 dollars.

A 140 Dollars scholarships to the top hundred high school averages and registered at the university for 2017, 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 2017, 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 this grant for 2017/2018 was 2,800 dollars.

Faculty of Graduate Studies Scholarships

The university offers 20% scholarship of hour fees to all graduate studies students. for details click here

How to benefit from it: granted automatically upon enrollment, The grant for 2017/2018 was about 200,000 dollars.

 

Total grants for this year are equal to: 7,526,867 dollars

Important Terms:

  1. Student GPA should not be under (2.0) during studying at the university in bachelor programs 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.