Graduate Programs

Makhzoumi Graduate Scholarship in Lebanese Studies

Number of Awards: Two (2)

Value: $6,000.00

Deadline for Application:  October 10

** If this date falls on a weekend, applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. the following business day.

Eligibility: Awarded annually on the basis of superior academic standing to two (2) students registered full-time in a masters or doctoral degree program in any department within the Faculty of Arts whose research is relevant to Lebanese Studies. Students registered in masters programs are eligible to hold awards during the first 2 years of their programs and students registered in doctoral programs are eligible to hold awards during years 1-5 of their programs.


Complete application packages will consist of 3 parts.  Award Nomination form, Department Specific Award Nomination Form, and unofficial U of A Transcript. A letter of application addressed to the Associate Dean (Graduate Studies) must also be a part of your application for screening purposes. The letter should outline their research interests in the study of Lebanon and its people and suggest how the funds will be used to contribute to their studies.

Eligible students must submit their completed application package to the Assistant Chair of Graduate Studies within their department.  The Associate Chair of Graduate Studies should then complete their section ("Comments" section) of the application form, and submit the entire application package to the Associate Dean Graduate Studies, c/o Meghan Huffman (

All applications must be submitted electronically as a single PDF.  Incomplete applications or those received in hard copy will not be accepted for adjudication.

Results will be announced in November of each year.

Application Form and Instructions