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EducationUSA Competitive College Club

What is the EducationUSA Competitive College Club? 

To ensure that the best and the brightest students in Lebanon have a chance at a U.S. university, we have developed the Competitive College Club (CCC). CCC is open to all students in Lebanon- of any nationality, ethnicity, and economic background. Appreciation of diversity is a fundamental value on a U.S. campus and integration starts at home.

Who can join?

CCC is open to students in grades 9-12 (12th graders must join by June before the 12th grade) who are in the top 10 percent of their class. The only other requirement is commitment. Students must attend all meetings- bi monthly during the school year and daily during the summer. Absences must be requested from and approved by the educational adviser. Students will sign a contract detailing their responsibilities and confirming they have indeed understood them.

From grades 9-11, CCC will organize a number of activities including study groups, community service activities, reading assignments and lectures. From the beginning, students will be preparing for the SAT Subject tests as these provide a U.S. university with a quantitative measure hold up to school grades.

Unfortunately, there are no guarantees that CCC students will be accepted to a U.S. university but this intensive group advising guarantees the best possible chance. The Educational Adviser will also work with the student to have an alternative plan in the event if the application process did not turn successful.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Students in grade 10 and 11
  • Students in the top 10% of their class for the last three years in school (not less than an average of 80/100)
  • Students committed to pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in the U.S.
  • Students active in sports, community projects and/or the arts are preferred
  • Students who are mature, flexible and can adapt to academic life in the U.S.

How to apply:

  • Complete the application and submit it to EducationUSA.
  • Submit official school transcripts for the last three years.
  • Submit copies of certificates of awards, honors, volunteering, etc.
  • Write and submit two essays in English to answer the application essay questions
  • Submit a copy of the data/photo pages of your ID
  • Submit a current passport-sized photo
  • Applicants can submit the application online to dsaleh@amideast.org, deliver it in person to AMIDEAST, or mail the application to the following address:

           EducationUSA, AMIDEAST
           PO BOX 11-2190
           Beirut 1107 2100

 

We are currently accepting grade 10 and 11 students for CCC.

 

To apply or for more information please email dsaleh@amideast.org or call: 01-989901 ext.: 161

 

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We are not currently accepting applications. Please check this page for updates.

 

Applications for YESSF are no longer being accepted. This information is left as a reference only.

 

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AMIDEAST is pleased to announce the Yemen Emergency Student Support Fund (YESSF), established for Yemeni citizens on F-1 visas currently enrolled at an accredited U.S. institution of higher education. Funds are available to help cover living expenses, books, and some institutional costs for Yemeni students whose financial status has been directly impacted by the current crisis in Yemen.

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