The MEPI Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship Program is open to excellent students from socioeconomically-challenged backgrounds seeking an undergraduate or a post graduate degree in any discipline. The opportunity equip the scholars with knowledge and leadership skills. Interested and eligible applicants are encouraged to key in before the deadline.
Sponsored by the Department of State’s U.S.-Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI), the Tomorrow’s Leaders Program offers scholarships for accomplished students who represent the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s cultural, religious, and geographic diversity.
Tomorrow’s Leaders Program has equipped participants with knowledge and skills necessary for effective leadership. By attending world-class universities, Tomorrow’s Leaders develop strength in critical thinking and find creative solutions to the challenges facing their communities, the MENA region, and the world.
- Tomorrow’s Leaders have access to exciting internships, dedicated faculty mentors, and enrichment workshops that help them develop their leadership abilities
- Undergraduate participants have the opportunity to study abroad in the United States for one semester
- By engaging with host communities through volunteer projects and civic engagement activities, they deepen their understanding of American culture and its diverse societies
- Upon returning to their home countries, participants join a network of over 1000 program alumni serving as leaders across the MENA region.
Level and Areas of Study
The scholarship opportunity is for Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies across all academic disciplines.
Places of Study
- The American University of Beirut (AUB)
- The American University in Cairo (AUC)
- The Lebanese American University (LAU)
To be considered eligible for MEPI Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship Program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:
- Applicants must be citizens of Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, West Bank/Gaza, or Yemen.
- Current high school seniors must maintain their high academic achievement and pass their leaving exam.
- Evidence of academic English proficiency as required by the relevant graduate program.
- Commit to completing their master’s degree within two academic years.
- Demonstrate proficiency in written and spoken English. Minimum TOEFL iBT score of 80 (received within two years of application date).
- Demonstrate financial need. Applicants should be underrepresented or economically deserving students and provide supporting financial documentation.
- Ability to travel and start their undergraduate program in August/September of 2023.
- Strong academic credentials.
- Maturity, adaptability, and leadership potential.
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Interested applicants for this Scholarship Program are required to apply online via the official website.
Submission Deadline: November 30.