American University of Cairo (AUC) Empower Scholarship, 2019/2020

Applications are currently ongoing for the American University of Cairo Empower Scholarships for Undergraduate Students. Interested students can see the details and apply if eligible.

American University of Cairo (AUC) Empower Scholarship, 2019/2020

American University of Cairo Empower Scholarship Details and FAQs

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Building upon the success of the Public School Scholarship Fund and Leadership for Education and Development scholarships, the Empower scholarship aims to provide the best public and private national school students with an opportunity to pursue their academic career at AUC.

Selected students benefit from AUC’s liberal arts education, diverse majors and extensive student-life services, and will also have the benefit of enrollment in the John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy, Civic Engagement and Responsible Business’s youth leadership and civic engagement programs.

AUC provides five full tuition and partial annual scholarships to thanawiya amma graduates from five governorates in Upper Egypt: Assiut, Beni Suef, Minya, Sohag and Fayyoum.

When is the application deadline?

13th June 2019

Is the scholarship/opportunity offered annually?

Yes

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

Egypt

In which host country will the awardees be studying?

Egypt

What is the category of this opportunity?

Undergraduate

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

  • Public or private national high school graduate with demonstrated financial need
  • An active member in school activities or in the local community
  • A minimum score of 95 percent in thanawiya amma in the science division and 90 percent in the non-science division
  • Adequate English-language skills as demonstrated by the IELTS/iBT exam
  • Adequate communication skills
  • Orientation and commitment to public service
  • Potential for further leadership development

How many scholarship awards are available?

5

What are the benefits of the scholarship?

Full tuition and partial annual scholarships

What is the duration of the scholarship?

Duration of program

How to Apply for the Programme:

While applying to the scholarship, please ensure that the word SELECTED appears beside the scholarship name (fund) that you wish to apply for. Otherwise, we will not be able to recognize your application in spite of the fact that you could have successfully sent the application.

Scholarship Webpage


AUC African Graduate Fellowship Details and FAQs

The African Graduate Fellowship is a competitive fellowship program for bright, highly motivated African students interested in pursuing a master’s degree at AUC. Each year, fellowships are offered to nationals of African countries (not including Egyptians) for full-time study (nine credits or more) in any of the graduate programs offered at AUC.

When is the application deadline?

1st February, 2019

Is the scholarship/opportunity offered annually?

Yes

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

African countries except Egypt

In which host country will the awardees be studying?

Egypt

What is the category of this opportunity?

Masters, Fellowship

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

  • Non-Egyptian African nationals
  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree with a minimum overall rating of very good, an overall grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent
  • Satisfy AUC graduate admissions requirements, including submission of AUC graduate application, additional documents and any required test scores (GMAT for MBA applicants, GRE for economics, economics in international development, and GRE or GMAT for the finance program applicants)
  • Submit an International TOEFL iBT exam score or an IELTS exam score meeting the cut-off scores for AUC graduate admissions.
  • To retain the fellowship, the recipient must maintain a GPA of 3.2 or above.

What are the benefits of the scholarship?

  • Tuition fees coverage
  • Monthly stipend
  • Student services and activities fee
  • Medical service and health insurance fees
  • A monthly housing allowance for non-residents of Cairo or accommodation in University Residences at AUC New Cairo
  • In support of their professional training, fellows are assigned 12 hours per week of related academic or administrative work

What is the duration of the scholarship?

Fellowships are awarded for two academic years and the intervening summer session.

How to Apply for the AUC African Graduate Fellowship

To apply:

  • Applications and all supporting documents should be submitted by February 1.
  • Selection is made in April, fellowships begin the following September.

Scholarship Webpage


American University in Cairo Advancement of Science Fellowship Details and FAQs

The Fund aims to partially support talented and financially disadvantaged students who wish to pursue graduate studies in Physics or in any other field of science and engineering. This includes Master of Science, Master of Engineering, PhD in Science, PhD in Engineering.

The Advancement of Science Fellowship Fund Program is offered at The American University in Cairo (AUC) represented by its School of Science and Engineering (SSE).

When is the application deadline?

  • 1st November 2018
  • 15th April 2019

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

International

In which host country will the awardees be studying?

Egypt

What is the category of this opportunity?

Fellowship, Masters, PhD

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

  • Open to all nationalities
  • Bachelor of Science or Engineering from an accredited university
  • Minimum GPA of 3.2 out of a 4.0 scale or “Very Good” (gayed gidan)
  • Relevant scientific research background
  • Meet AUC graduate admissions requirements, including submission of AUC graduate application and needed documents
  • Submit an International TOEFL iBT exam score or academic IELTS exam score as per the cut-off scores for AUC graduate admissions
  • Financial need

What are the benefits of the award?

The fellowship covers:

  • Partial tuition fees
  • Student services and activities fees

Responsibilities of Fellows

In support of their training, fellows are assigned up to 8 hours per week of related academic work.

By accepting this externally funded fellowship, the fellowship recipient agrees to respond to any reporting requests received from AUC by the deadlines communicated to the awarded fellow.  This may include a request for photos or academic progress information to be used for reporting purposes, or attendance of fellowship events including any meetings or events with donors as requested by the relevant university entities.

What is the duration of the programme?

One semester subject to review every semester.

How to Apply for the American University in Cairo Advancement of Science Fellowship

Step 1:

Check how to apply and submit the online application

Step 2:

Complete and submit the online fellowship application

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