As stated in its vision statement, MUST is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence and to keeping educational opportunities attainable to students from diverse socio-economic backgrounds.

In this context, MUST offers a number of merit scholarships every year to outstanding students from Tunisia and the region. MUST Merit Scholarships cover 50 to 100% of the candidate’s tuition fees and are awarded according to four main objectives:

  • Encouraging academic excellence.
  • Promoting participation in extra-curricular activities and commitment to community service.
  • Promoting diversity on campus.
  • Keeping education attinable to students from diverse socio-economic backgrounds.


To be eligible to a Merit scholarship, candidates must:

  • Hold a Tunisian Baccalaureate or international equivalent,
  • provide proof of outstanding academic performance, as evidenced by the transcripts of the last two years of high school education, Bac exam results, and letters of recommendation,
  • provide a record of participation in extra-curricular activities and community service initiatives or other evidence of leadership potential, and if applicable,
  • provide proof of income establishing their financial need.


       Candidates interested in applying for a MUST Merit scholarship should:
    • Complete the pre-application form on this page. Deadline: April 15, 2023.
    • Complete the standard MUST application form. You can download the MUST application form by clicking on the following link: Application Form.
    • Make sure you check the box on page 1 (financial information section) of the application form stating that you are applying for a scholarship.
    • Provide supporting evidence that you meet the eligibility criteria. These include: A personal statement, school transcripts for the last two years, letters of recommendation, proof of any extra-curricular activities, and a statement of guardian income if applicable.
    • Send the application form and the supporting documents (electronic/scanned versions are acceptable)  by email to specifying “Merit Scholarship Application” in the subject line of the email message. Deadline: June 15, 2023.
    Questions should be addressed to admissions & recruitment, either by writing to or calling the following phone number: 53 878 878