Deadline: 20 February 2020

Women for Afghan Women facilitates the applications of Afghan students to the Education for Leadership in Crisis Undergraduate Scholarship program (ELC) at the American University of Beirut (AUB). This life-changing, merit-based undergraduate scholarship program is designed around AUB’s strong liberal arts foundation, with an emphasis on developing leadership skills of students who live and are expected to return to areas of protracted crises.

The American University of Beirut

Since its founding in 1863, the American University of Beirut (AUB) has made its educational mark in Lebanon and the region. Selected students are exposed to a campus environment that promotes tolerance, gender equality, social equality, and critical thinking. AUB has been accredited as an institution since 2004 by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and its accreditation was most recently reaffirmed in June 2009. AUB is also known for its high academic standards and the high demand for its graduates in all disciplines.

ELC Program

The Education for Leadership in Crisis Scholarship program (ELC) at the AUB is a rigorous academic program that provides undergraduate students with excellent academic grounding to become life-long learners and contributors in their communities, while allowing the students to participate in a wide range of co-curricular activities designed to foster leadership and critical thinking. Upon graduation, students benefiting from this scholarship are required to return to Afghanistan and become agents of positive change in the public, private and non-profit sectors.


  • Opportunity type: Fully founded
  • Opportunity: Scholarship
  • Scholarship Level: Bachelor’s degree
  • Scholarship Availability: Scholarship for Afghanistan
  • Gender: Male and Female
  • Country: Beirut, Lebanon
  • Institute: American University of Beirut
  • Organization: WAW
  • No. of Scholarship: 29 Bachelor Scholarship


  1. Psychology and Studio Arts
  2. Nutrition
  3. Graphic Design
  4. Mathematics
  5. Public Administration
  6. English
  7. Fine arts
  8. Business
  9. Affairs
  10. Education/Elementary
  11. Nursing
  12. Political Science
  13. Computer Science
  14. Journalism
  15. Economics
  16. Chemistry


  • Fully founded
  • Full tutuion fee
  • Housing
  • Accumodation
  • Health insurance
  • Round trip


  • Applicant Should be a citizen of Afghanistan
  • Time of Applying Applicant should be in Afghanistan
  • Applicant Have Bachelor degree or School diploma
  • Application graduation year 2017 or 2018 or 2019
  • Applicant should have 75% of score
  • Academic English fluency, in particular, academic texts, read and write


  • Applicant must provide Bachelor degree diploma or School Transcript
  • Passport size photo 2x
  • ID card – Tazkira or Passport
  • English proficiency Diploma
    • SAT I or TOEFL
  • Application form
  • Statement of purpose
  • Written essay

How to apply?

There are 2 types of options to applying for this scholarship one you can submit your document online or hard copy of your document in the main office but Applications from Kabul, Balkh, Herat, Nangarhar, and Kandahar should be submitted by online only. Other provinces of Afghanistan can apply online or submit the application form WAW office.



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