Scholarships for New Students

Scholarships upon Admission

Rationale

NDU consistently strives to attract new students with strong academic backgrounds. NDU recognizes the need for scholarship funds for high school students interested in pursuing their academic study.

 

Academic Excellence Scholarship

is awarded to newly-admitted students in the first academic semester and covers 25% or 50% of the tuition fees, based on their composite score, which is a combination of their school grades and SAT scores/Entrance Exams”. This Scholarship will be applied to the students accepted during the Early Admission and Regular Admission II and  may be renewed in subsequent semesters based on the required cumulative GPA.

 

Eligibility

  • The new student who achieves excellent academic performance based on the composite score required in the major of choice;
  • The new student should not be placed in remedial courses excluding ENL 110.

 

Procedure

  • No Application is required. The Office of Admissions compiles the list to be approved by the Vice President for Finance;
  • The student should submit his school grades one day prior to the Regular Admission II Entrance Exam.

 

Conditions to maintain the Entrance Scholarship for the next semester

  • The student should register on a full time basis;
  • The student maintains a minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.8 (75%), 3.66 (50%) and 3.4 (25%);
  • The student completes 12 credits excluding remedial courses.

 

In case the student did not maintain the Academic Excellence Scholarship to the next semester, he/she may apply for WSG. The results for the Academic Excellence Scholarship will be issued with Regular Admission II Entrance Exam results.

 

Bacc Part II Scholarship

is awarded to newly admitted students in the first year and covering 50% (Good) or 75% (Very Good) of the tuition fees, based on the student’s Lebanese or French Baccalaureate exams results. The scholarship may be renewed in subsequent semesters based on the required cumulative GPA.

 

Eligibility

  • The new student should obtain 14/20 score on their Lebanese or French Baccalaureate Part II exam (50%);
  • The new student should obtain 16/20 score on their Lebanese or French Baccalaureate Part II exam (75%).

 

Procedure

  • No Application is required;
  • Automatically awarded to eligible students;
  • The Office of Admissions compiles the list to be approved by the Vice President for Finance;
  • The new student receives a confirmation letter of the awarded percentage once he/she submits the Bacc Part II certificate maximum one week prior to the second payment;
  • The applicant will not be eligible for scholarship if the Bacc Part II certificate is not submitted on time.

 

Conditions to maintain the Bacc Part II Scholarship for the next year

  • The student should register on a full time basis;
  • The new student maintains a Cumulative GPA of 3.8 (75%), 3.66 (50%) and 3.4 (25%);
  • The student should have completed 12 credits excluding remedial courses.

 

In case the student did not maintain his Bacc Part II Scholarship, he/she may apply for WSG.

 

SAT Scholarship

is awarded to newly admitted students in the first semester and covering 50% of the tuition fees, based on their SAT scores results. This scholarship may be renewed in subsequent semesters based on the required cumulative GPA.

 

Eligibility

  • The new student should obtain a 1200 (Redesigned SAT) score;
  • The new student should not be placed in remedial courses excluding ENL 110.

 

Procedure

  • No Application is required;
  • Automatically awarded to eligible students;
  • The Office of Admissions compiles the list to be approved by the Vice President for Finance;
  • The new student receives a confirmation letter of the awarded percentage once he/she submits the SAT exams results.

 

Conditions to maintain the SAT Scholarship for the next year

  • The student should register on a full time basis;
  • The student should maintain a Cumulative GPA of 3.8 (75%), 3.66 (50%) and 3.4 (25%);
  • The student should have completed 12 credits excluding remedial courses.

 

In case the student did not maintain the SAT Scholarship, he/she may apply for WSG.

 

NB: The new student can only benefit from the financial support plan with the highest percentage.

 

Contact us

For further information on Scholarships upon Admission, contact the Office of Admissions:

D: +961 9 208 020
D: +961 9 208 022

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