The Scholarship Fund was established in 1985 and since then has helped many young Lebanese to pursue post graduate studies and training in the UK giving them an opportunity to acquire skills and experiences not available in Lebanon. Scholarships are currently offered in partnership with the Said Foundation. At present, the BLA Fund provides two or three full or partial scholarships a year to eligible graduates wishing to pursue a Masters degree in the UK. The scholarships are intended for those normally unable to afford a full time Masters course in the UK and scholars with the declared intention of returning to the Lebanon to use their additional qualification to the country’s benefit will be given priority. The British Lebanese Association Scholarship Fund is pleased to welcome it's two new scholars for 2014/2015, Zeina Hasna and Nazha Harb. Zeina will be pursuing her MA in Economic Research at Cambridge and Nazha hers, in Applied Theatre Drama at Goldsmiths College, London. We wish both them the very best. We are also very pleased to hear that one of last year's scholars, Haig Papizian, also the violinist in Mashrou Leila, performed to a full house at the Royal Albert Hall in November.
Applications for 2017-2018 are closed. Applications for 2018 - 2019 open on 1st August 2017
The BLA is pleased to announce its special relationship with Durham University and would encourage applicants seeking a particularly warm welcome at one of the highest ranking universities in the UK to apply for master’s courses here. Master's courses available to BLA scholars Durham University - Click here About Durham University - Click here
Annual BLA Scholar’s Tea Party Friday 02 September 2016, 7.00pm
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“The British Lebanese Association sees its Scholarship award scheme as the jewel in its crown and is pleased to have supported generations of Lebanese scholars who have gone on to do outstanding and important work.  The Association operates its scholarship programme in conjunction with and particularly values the support, expertise and kindred spirit of the Said Foundation.” Sir David Richmond Chairman British Lebanese Association