For newly admitted students to apply for this scholarship: 12 July 2020 

For enrolled students to renew the Chancellor’s Scholarship award:

  • College of Arts and Sciences; College of Architecture, Art and Design; and School of Business Administration : March 25, 2020
  • College of Engineering: April 15, 2020


United Arab Emirates (UAE)

(Partially Funded)


The Chancellor’s Scholars Award

American University of Sharjah (AUS) provides limited need-based scholarships for academically qualified students with outstanding personal qualities and leadership abilities in school and the community. The Chancellor’s Scholars Awards are highly competitive and are awarded only in fall semesters.

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All admitted applicants who have paid the required seat reservation deposit by the deadline indicated in their Letter of Admission may apply for a Chancellor’s Scholarship.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Arts and Sciences
  • Architecture
  • Art and Design
  • Business Administration
  • Engineering

Required Languages


Eligible Countries

All World Countries

Program Period

One semester (Fall semester 2020)

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • submit an essay detailing extracurricular activities, talents, social activities, and anticipated contribution to AUS
  • outstanding personal qualities and leadership abilities in school and the community
  • scientific or literary contributions to the community
  • special school or community honors or awards
  • community service and school extracurricular activities
  • a minimum average of 95 percent or equivalent in the last three years of secondary education
  • have limited financial resources

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • From 75 percent to 100 percent of the tuition, lab and housing fees.
  • You have to cover personal expenses, travel fees and any other fees.

How to Apply

First Step: 

For Chancellor’s Scholarship Application, please click here.

For Chancellor’s Scholarship Renewal Application, please click here.

Second Step: Prepare the required documents;

• Copy of applicant’s high school transcripts (grades 10, 11, and 12).
• An essay that you have written about your aspirations and goals in life.
• Copies of certificates showing leadership in school and/or community and two reference letters.
• Original detailed and dated salary certificate signed by the authorized person and issued by the employer for both parents, and a copy of the labor contract duly stamped for both parents (International students must submit a copy of the employment contract for both parents).

  1. Salary certificate should clearly state the gross salary including all allowances and/or benefits such as education, housing, transportation, allowance for children education, bonus, etc.
  2. For self-employed persons: Audited profit and loss/financial statement for the last two years, a detailed original salary certificate and Statement of Shareholders current account, all issued by chartered auditors approved by AUS, must be provided.
  3. Salary certificates and audited profit and loss/financial statements must be provided in English. Translated documents must bear a professionally certified translator’s stamp and/or
    signature on every page and must be accompanied by the translated document in the original language. Compiled profit and loss/financial statements will not be accepted.

• Parent(s) bank statement for the last 1 year (showing the regular salary transfer as per UAE Labor
Regulation for the Year 2010 [Wages Protection System]).
• A copy of the rental contract for accommodation (if applicable).
• Passport copy (including visa page) of the applicant and the applicant’s parents.

Third Step: submit all the documents and application form to The Office of Financial Grants and Scholarships.


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This Scholarship Published by:
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