Scholarships of the Department of Social Services
In 2008, the Department of Social Services provided financial aid to more than 34% of the student body.
These constitute the scholarships granted for academic excellence, merit scholarships, and the annual scholarships granted by USJ to foreign students. These scholarships are not related to the financial aid offered by the USJ Department of Social Services to students who are facing economic difficulties.
Scholarships for academic excellence
USJ offers scholarships for academic excellence to those ranking 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the French Baccalaureate exams for Lebanese residents in one of the three baccalaureate categories. In addition, the University offers this scholarship to every student who obtained an “excellent” assessment (an average of 18/20) in any of the 3 baccalaureate categories during the first round of examinations, and so for students all across Lebanon.
USJ offers scholarships for academic excellence to those ranking 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the first round of Lebanese Baccalaureate exams, and so for students all across Lebanon and in the 4 baccalaureate categories. In addition, the University offers this scholarship to all those ranking 1st and 2nd in the first round of Lebanese Baccalaureate exams in its 4 categories, and so at the level of the 6 Lebanese governorates.
Students who meet the requirements for academic excellence scholarships must apply within 15 days of the release of the French or Lebanese Baccalaureate results. They must also fill out the form below in French and present it to the Office of the Vice-Rector of Administration.
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Scholarships for baccalaureate holders cover the total registration fees for the credits required during the first semester.
Beneficiaries of scholarships for academic excellence must figure among the top 10% at the end of the university academic year to be able to renew the scholarship the following year.
This type of scholarship is granted to a number of outstanding students who are selected by the Councils of the respective institutions according to their own criteria and within the time frame established by the University Council.