Financial Aid and Scholarship

 

  1. The University offers grants to the General Secondary School students according to the following criteria:
    • The first ten students in the country are offered full grant.
    • Students getting 95% and above in the General Secondary School, in both literary and scientific sections, are offered a grant equivalent to 30%  discount of the fees for the credit hours they register in.
    • Students getting 90%—94.9% in the General Secondary School, in both literary and scientific sections, are offered a grant equivalent to 25% discount of the fees of the credit hours.
    • For the continuation of the grant, the student’s Accumulative Average in each academic semester should not be less than 3.6, and the student has to register for at least 15 credit hours.
  2. The University offers excellence grants equivalent to 30% of the fees of the credit hours to any student whose general average in the semester is not less than 3.6 on condition that he/she has completed 15 credit hours in that semester.
  3. The University offers grants to the students’ brothers and relatives as follows:
    • With the exception of the first one, each of the brothers registered in each semester is offered a grant equivalent 20% discount of the credit hours fees.
    • Parents, sons and daughters, and spouses registered in each semester are treated as brothers.
  4. The University offers grants for one academic semester to students with excellence in Sports as follows:
    • 30% to those with Gold Medals
    • 20% to those with Silver Medals
    • 10% to those with Bronze Medals
  5. The University offers the sons and daughters of the University academic and administrative staff grants of the value of 50% of the credit hours fees, with the exclusion of Higher Studies students.
  6. The University offers grants to students who lose their fathers (providers) because of death during their university studies of the value of 50% of the credit hours fees.  This grant continues until they get their Bachelor Degree from the University, and is given according to the following rules:
    • To prove the death of the father (provider) by a death certificate duly approved (certified).
    • The student is not on a scholarship from any official party.
    • The student benefits from this grant in the semester following the submission of the certificate of the death of the father.
    • The student does not have other resources which enable him/her to continue their university studies.
  7. Students with special needs are offered a discount of 50% of the credit hours fees should they prove that they are in financial need.

 

Grant Conditions:

 

The following conditions are considered in offering the grants:

  • The student should not be warned during the semester he/she gets the grant.
  • The student should not have received a disciplinary penalty.
  • The grants are not backdated.
  • The grants and discounts do not cover repeated courses.
  • A student cannot get two grants simultaneously; if he/she is eligible for more than one grant, they are offered the higher.
  • Grants and discounts are not effective in the summer semester.
  • The grants and discounts do not cover studies at the English language levels.
  • The minimum accumulative average of the student for the continuation of the grant is 2.5, with exception of the grants for the General Secondary schools and academic excellence in which case the accumulative average should not be less than 3.6.

 

Special Needs Services

 

Aware of the requirements of special needs students, AAU has provided all necessary facilities to make life for them easy.

 

Student Employment

 

AAU provides students with the opportunity to partially support them by working up to 15 hours per week. In order to find out more about this program, students are encouraged to contact the office of the Director of Student Affairs.