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NDU-NAM Scholarship Program


2016-2017 NDU-NAM's Scholarship Program is an investment in the future of the Maronite Church. Because we recognize the importance of our youth - our future, we strive to offer them financial assistance as they embark on their college education.


Application Guidelines

Notre Dame University-Louaizé and the National Apostolate of Maronites joint scholarship offers college students who are active members of NAM the opportunity to spend a semester abroad studying in Lebanon. The Scholarship covers the cost of tuition and on-campus accommodations provided by NDU. In addition, upon receipt of a verification of enrollment from NDU, the National Apostolate of Maronites will issue an award of $500 to cover partial cost of travel to Lebanon. The current cycle will award scholarships to ten students for Spring or Fall Semester 2017.


The NDU-NAM scholarship is awarded one time only, and only to those students who have not received a NAM scholarship previously. Once winners are announced, Notre Dame University-Louaize, in conjunction with NAM, will make arrangements to tailor a successful program of study for the scholarship winners.


All scholarships are in the form of a Certificate of Award issued by National Apostolate of Maronites, conditioned upon students’ ongoing enrollment in an undergraduate, four-year degree program in an accredited college or university in the United States.

Who May Qualify?

In order to qualify for the NDU-NAM scholarship, applicants must meet the following:

  • Be at least 18 years of age and currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States;
  • Be active members of the National Apostolate of Maronites and demonstrate a general interest in studying in Lebanon;
  • Be citizens/legal permanent residents of the United States;
  • Have maintained a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 on a 4.0 scale;
  • Be enrolled in a major compatible with one of NDU’s seven Faculties and various degree programs;
    Applicants with a proven academic record, leadership skills and NAM involvement are strong candidates for selection of the scholarship. Financial need is one factor in the selection of scholarship recipients. Candidates must provide both a pastor and academic recommendation forms.
For more information and applications contact your pastor, or delegates, at the following email: nam@namnews.org, or call NAM at 914-964-3070.

For application forms, check:  http://www.namnews.org/index.php?page=Scholarships1


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