iub Independent University, Bangladesh

Financial Aid/Scholarship


IUB offers Merit Scholarship/Tuition fees discount on the following categories:


  1. Merit Discount (On Admission Test) - 100%
  2. Need based Discount - 20% to 100%
  3. Freedom Fighter Category – 50% - 100%
  4. Female Student Discount – 10%
  5. Saima Hall (female students of disadvantage community) – 100%
  6. Academic Board merit discount: National and English Medium Curriculum -100%
  7. Indigenous Students Waiver -100%
  8. Extracurricular Activities Scholarship -100%
  9. IUB Employee/ dependent Discount - 50%
Rules for different categories:
  1. Applications in prescribed form (posted at IUB website) will only be accepted.
  2. For applying need based waiver, completing 24 credits are recommended.
  3. The CGPA requirement for all the financial aid applications will follow the 1 minus semester CGPA formula. This policy will be applicable for all the new applicants and the existing applicants receiving financial aid for all categories. According to this the students will get 6 weeks time to decide for applying for the aid if the CGPA goes down.
Documents Requirements:
Documents required for all Categories:
  1. TIN Certificate of financial guarantor.
  2. Financial guarantor’s last three months’ bank statement.
  3. Employee should submit Employer’s salary certificate from the employer.
  4. Businessmen will submit a photocopy of the business trade license.
  5. Latest academic transcript.
Additional documents required for Indigenous student:
  1. Birth certificates
  2. Citizenship from the local authority
  1. Merit Discount (On Admission Test)
    • Top 5% scorer of selected candidates of that certain semester will get 100% tuition fees waiver in every semester’s admission test.

    • To avail this discount, he/she must take at least 12 credit hours

    • This waiver will be reassessed in every semester according to their 1 minus semester GPA/ CGPA.

    Standard Reassessment Bar for evaluating waiver/ Scholarship will be as practiced currently:

    3.26 – 3.50 20%

    3.51 – 3.69 30%

    3.70 – 3.79 50%

    3.80 – 3.84 75%

    3.85 – 4.00 100%


  2. Merit & Need based Discount
    • Students need to apply stating their need (with required documents)

    • If need is assessed and established, their discount will be calculated according to their CGPA.

    • New/sudden change in their financial situation will be assessed for consideration.

    • Every semester their result will be reassessed with n-1 (For Spring 19 the CGPA of Summer 18 will be considered) and waiver will be given accordingly.

    • To continue the discount, they have to reapply every year (after 3 semesters) and provide evidence of financial need.

    • To avail this discount, he/she must take at least 12 credit hours

    Reassessment Bar for evaluating waiver/ Scholarship will be as practiced currently:

    3.26 – 3.50 20%

    3.51 – 3.69 30%

    3.70 – 3.79 50%

    3.80 – 3.84 75%

    3.85 – 4.00 100%


  3. Freedom Fighter Category Documents
    1. Documents to be submitted for availing Financial Aid under this category are as under:

      1. Photo (Two copies of applicant).

      2. Freedom Fighter’s Certificate.

      3. Birth Certificate of the applicant.

      4. Gazette Notification.

      5. Certificate for the child from Ministry of Liberation War, GoB.

      6. Allowance book.

      7. National ID Card of the Freedom Fighter.


    2. Reassessment bar has been stablished by IUB for the Freedom Fighter’s category:

      CGPA Percentage
      3.25 - 4.00 2.50 - 3.24
      100% 50%

  4. Female Student Discount
    • All newly admitted female students of IUB will get 10% discount on tuition fees and they need to apply for the waiver.

    • They need to take at least 12 credits and have to maintain a CGPA of 2:50. Every semester their result will be reassessed with 1 minus semester.

    • All other tuition fees discount will be counted and awarded irrespective of her female discount.


  5. Saima Hall (female students of disadvantage community)
    • IUB will offer 100% Tuition fees discount on admissions to IUB.

    • The awardee must take minimum 9 Credits in a Semester.

    • Discount awardees must maintain a CGPA of 2.5 and above in every semester.


  6. Academic Board merit discount: National and English Medium Curriculum
    • Golden GPA (GPA 5 without 4th subject) in SSC and HSC will get 100% tuition fees waiver after successfully qualified at the IUB admission test.

    • Five (5) A’s in O’Level exam and one (1) A’s in A’ Level exam will get 100% tuition fees waiver after successfully qualified at the IUB admission test.

    • These waivers will be reassessed in every semester according to their 1 minus semester GPA/ CGPA.

    • To avail this discount, he/she must take at least 12 credit hours

    Reassessment Bar for evaluating waiver/ Scholarship will be as practiced currently:

    3.26 – 3.50 20%

    3.51 – 3.69 30%

    3.70 – 3.79 50%

    3.80 – 3.84 75%

    3.85 – 4.00 100%


  7. Indigenous Students Waiver
    • 100% Tuition Fee Discount will be provided to student of Indigenous community. The awardees need to take minimum 9 credit to avail this waiver and has to maintain at least CPA/CGPA 2.00 .


  8. Extracurricular Activities Scholarship
    • IUB will offer 100% Tuition fees discount for outstanding performance in sports, extra and co-curricular activities who have been awarded national level recognition in their field.

    • The discount awardee needs to furnish all documents (certificates or others) from authentic board/team/office in support of the claim.


  9. IUB Employee/ dependent Discount:
    • 50% tuition fees discount will be given to employee/ dependents.

    • To avail this discount, he/she must take at least 12 credit hours and has to maintain at least CPA/CGPA 2.00.


  10. Completing twenty-four credits is mandatory for a student to avail any kind of Scholarship/Discount. A student may apply at 2nd semester if she intends to complete the required 24 credits in that semester. In that case a student may avail waiver earliest from his/her 3rd semester except special case need based category.


*The University reserves the right to revise information, requirements, regulations or financial charges at any time. Whenever changes occur, an effort will be made to notify those concerned.