The American University in Cairo Fellowships 2022 are available to international students pursuing master’s and doctoral degrees. These fellowships cover all tuition and fees, as well as medical insurance, a monthly stipend, student housing, and a laptop computer.
The TLG fellowship program is a collaboration between the US Department of State’s Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs (NEA/AC) and AUC. Through organized graduate study and research that furthers the professionalization of emerging leaders and proposes local solutions to shared problems in the MENA region, TLG provides academically qualified and economically deserving students with the professional qualifications and experience needed to advance knowledge and contribute to the achievement of socially relevant outcomes.
About the Scholarship:
AUC, founded in 1919, is the region’s leading English-language university and the epicenter of Arab intellectual, social, and cultural life. AUC is a crossroads for the world’s cultures, with a community of students and faculty members representing more than 60 countries, and a vibrant forum for reasoned argument, spirited debate, and cross-cultural understanding. AUC offers 36 undergraduate, 44 master’s, and two doctoral programs based on a liberal arts education that encourages students to think critically and creatively about conflicts and challenges confronting the region and the world. The AUC School of Business, which has an unrivaled reputation as Egypt’s top private business school and one of the best in Africa and the Arab world, is dedicated to transforming today’s young eager minds into tomorrow’s responsible change agents, all while developing relevance and leadership in an evolving ecosystem.
The School, which is located within Egypt’s top private university and has a nearly seven-decade history, offers a wide range of programs that extend beyond the classroom to provide a holistic and engaging learning experience. The School’s most notable achievement is a seal of excellence obtained through Triple Crown accreditation, which places the School among the top 1% of educational institutions worldwide to achieve accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA), and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). The executive education programs at the School are also accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET). We believe that you should do more than ride the wave of change at the American University in Cairo (AUC) school of business; we believe in empowering individuals capable of steering the tides of change and thriving in dynamic environments. During your studies at AUC, you will gain a great challenging experience both inside and outside the classroom through a set of designed courses that provide a hands-on experience of doing business in Africa and the Middle East via a set of experiential learning tools and a group of accomplished academics who turn the classroom into a vibrant one.
Cairo, which is ranked among the top 100 cities in the world for international students, is a one-of-a-kind and wondrous destination for students looking for an adventurous study-abroad experience. Cairo, a bustling, dynamic city that combines ancient history and metropolitan living, has something for everyone. The city combines the vibrant cultures of the Middle East, Africa, and the Mediterranean and has long served as the Arab region’s cultural, political, and social capital. Choosing to study in Cairo allows you to immerse yourself in Egyptian culture while learning about the region’s most pressing contemporary issues.
The Greater Cairo area has a population of 20 million people, with the city sprawling along the Nile, the world’s longest river. The Arab world’s most populous city is teeming with life, with the Pyramids of Giza, magnificent mosques and churches, and Egypt’s largest museum. Explore Cairo’s winding streets and you’ll discover a thriving art and music scene, an exquisite opera house, trendy cafes and plays, and numerous off-the-beaten-path wonders. Egypt’s dialect of Arabic is the most well-known and understood in the Arab world, making Cairo a premier language-learning destination in the Middle East. When you decide to study in Egypt, you open yourself up to a new world full of diverse experiences.
Cairo, Egypt, is a dynamic city rich in culture, with a juxtaposition of ancient history and modern metropolis. Kent State students can take unique courses at The American University in Cairo for an academic year, semester, or summer term, such as Hieroglyphics, Islamic Law, Cinema in Egypt and the Arab World, Languages of the World, Migration and Refugee Movements in the Middle East and North Africa, and Contemporary Security Issues in the Middle East, among many others. Courses are taught in English, but students can learn Arabic if they wish. In your spare time, visit the Pyramids of Giza, the Mosque of Ibn Tulun, the Valley of the Kings, or Mount Sinai, as public transportation and trains are readily available. Students will live in fully furnished on-campus residence halls at The American University in Cairo, with the option of a single room, a double room, or a studio apartment. Residence halls also have a service point and receptionist available 24 hours a day, a community lounge, a kitchenette, computer labs, study spaces, and emergency medical services. High-speed WiFi, central air conditioning and heating, complimentary self-service laundry, and complimentary room cleaning kits are also available to students. In addition, bed linens are provided. Many food outlets/supermarkets, academic buildings, sports facilities, and campus shuttle bus stops are all within walking distance of AUC residence halls.
The University has Egypt’s largest English-language library collection, a fully equipped Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism, three modern theaters, and 13 cross-disciplinary research centers. The University’s modern, 260-acre New Cairo campus represents a significant investment in the city’s, country’s, and region’s future — a cutting-edge facility for advanced research, innovative teaching, and civic engagement. AUC is an independent, not-for-profit, equal-opportunity institution that is chartered and accredited in the United States and Egypt.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): The American University in Cairo
Host Country(s): Cairo, Egypt
Scholarship Worth: Fully Funded
Study Level: Masters
The American University in Cairo Fellowships provide the following benefits to recipients:
- Tuition is paid in full for the fall and spring semesters.
- Medical coverage.
- A stipend paid monthly.
- student housing
- Internship/practicum opportunity with local transportation costs if required.
- Opportunity to present research findings at one conference, applied for and awarded competitively in accordance with Graduate Student Support Grant guidelines.
- Two annual round-trip economy airline tickets from home to campus; or a housing and living stipend to continue approved program activities on campus during breaks for students who are unable to return home due to circumstances beyond their control.
Eligibility for Scholarship
Applicants for the Tomorrows Leaders Graduate Fellowship Program must meet the following requirements:
- English is a required language.
- Countries Eligible: All Countries in the World
- Comply with AUC’s graduate admission requirements.
- Proven academic ability, with a bachelor’s degree and a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent.
- Fluency in both written and spoken English.
- Demonstrate maturity, flexibility, and leadership potential through extracurricular activities, recommendations, and interviews.
- Financial necessity.
- The fellowship is granted for two years, in addition to any academic English language remedial courses that may be required, with a semester-by-semester review for satisfactory academic performance.
The American University in Cairo Fellowships 2022-2023 is open to all international students.
Please follow the steps below to apply for The American University in Cairo Fellowships:
- Determine how to apply and complete the online application.
- Complete and submit the online fellowship application by following the instructions provided here.
The application deadline The American University in Cairo Fellowships 2022-2023 are April 15, 2022 (Fall 2022) / October 15, 2022 (Spring 2023)