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MA Fellowship for Egyptian in the Sustainable Development in the American University in Cairo 2019

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MA Fellowship for Egyptian in the Sustainable Development in the American University in Cairo 2019

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Al Alfi Foundation, in collaboration with the American University in Cairo, is offering a joint fellowship for Egyptian students to pursue a master's degree in science in Sustainable Development for a period of two years with a review every semester for satisfactory academic performance. The program is designed to identify and prepare future Egyptian leaders who have strong knowledge and skills in science, engineering, business, policy, and social sciences. Fellowship applicants must possess professional experience and exceptional skills, as well as an outstanding passion for sustainable development. Three candidates will be accepted into the program on a yearly basis. The long-term objective of the program is to develop a new cadre of entrepreneurial leaders who are capable of filling critical positions in industry, public sector and civil society organizations in Egypt, and who can successfully integrate technical, business and social skills to contribute to comprehensive sustainable development in Egypt and beyond.


  1. Egyptian nationals.

  2. Candidates must have a background in science, engineering, policy, business or social sciences.

  3. Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent of (very good).

  4. Meet AUC graduate admissions requirements. You can read more about the requirements from here.

  5. Provide a written statement that outlines their research and/or professional experience, as well as their future career goals.

  6. Financial need.


The fellowship covers:

  • A full or partial tuition fees, for a maximum of nine credits per semester.

  • Student services and activities fees.

  • Cost of books.

Responsibilities of Fellows

Complete the program in two years and participate in a number of relevant extra-curricular activities (events, seminars, workshops, training sessions, volunteering and community service) in order to enrich their experience and become leaders in sustainable development. In support of their training, fellows are assigned 12 hours per week of related academic work.


Country of residence
Any Country
Both gender
Politics, Science, Entrepreneurship, Research, Social Sciences, Engineering, Business

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Graduate Students, Young Professionals
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Tuition fee, Other
Opportunity will take place in
Required Documents
CV, Motivation Letter, Transcript of Records, Recommendation Letter, others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Business, Political Science and International Relations, Science
Educational Level
Required Languages
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