The MENA Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate Programme


Graduate applicants from the MENA regions are invited to apply for a full scholarship to pursue a master’s degree. The scholars can apply to the American University of Beirut and the Lebanese American University. The deadline is on Tuesday 2nd March 2021.

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Opportunity for youth

The Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate Program (TLG) is a Masters’ scholarship progra​mme funded by the U.S. Department of State’s U.S.-Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI).

The initiative aims at offering students from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) a unique opportunity to pursue higher education and earn a master’s degree through leading American University with U.S. accreditation in the MENA region.

The scholarship includes full coverage of all applicable charges for enrollment, tuition and fees. Medical insurance coverage, a monthly living allowance, student housing, a laptop, yearly book allowance, and two round-trip tickets will be provided.

Participating universities are the American University of Beirut and Lebanese American University.

The deadline is on Tuesday 2nd March 2021.


Main Criteria

To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • Be committed to complete your Master’s degree within two-years.
  • Be committed to pursue hands-on public policy research and work as part of your Master’s programme.
  • Be a citizen of: Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Iraq, Syria (residing outside of Syria) Tunisia, or Yemen.

Find out more here.

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