Funded Bachelor's Scholarships for Egyptians from USAID 2020

Date limite : 31 juil. 2020

Organisation à but non lucratif: USAID

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Funded Bachelor's Scholarships for Egyptians from USAID 2020

USAID, in cooperation with the American University in Cairo, offers about 140 Bachelor scholarships for Egyptian students for the academic year 2020-2021 at a number of Egyptian public and private universities. This program specifically aims to support the economic, social, and environmental developmental plans in Egypt by giving special focus to the academic fields of water, energy, agriculture, and nursing.

Scholarship Program Majors:

  • Computer Science.
  • Environmental Engineering.
  • Journalism.
  • Nursing.
  • Data Science.
  • Commerce and Economy.
  • Agricultural.
  • Energy.
  • Water.

Participating Universities:

The American University in Cairo, Cairo University, Ain Shams University, Assiut University, Mansoura University, and Zewail City of Science and Technology.

The program aims to support Egypt’s 2030 vision by contributing to its sustainable development strategy by offering educational opportunities that incorporate knowledge, experiential learning, research, entrepreneurship, labor market preparation, and innovation. Furthermore, the program paves the way for scientific research that could possibly have a positive impact on students, educational institutes, and Egyptian society overall.

Program Goals:

The program aims to: 

  • Enable students with exceptional academic potential to enroll in and excel through better academic opportunities. 
  • Increase the chances of Egyptian students to enroll in university programs specifically in the faculties and majors that are for a tuition fee and offer credit-hour systems in English.
  • Enable students with exceptional academic potential and have physical disabilities to have access to more university education opportunities.
  • Improve the students’ English language skills required to facilitate the learning process and to prepare them for the labor market requirements in Egypt.
  • Offer the opportunity for some students to study in some USA universities for one semester or one summer semester.
  • Provide a number of opportunities for students to work on developing ideas and innovative projects and turn them into real-life projects.
  • Contribute to increasing post-graduation job opportunities through the enhancement of their business, leadership, and other skills required by the labor market.
  • Enhance scholarship students’ leadership skills and commitment towards their societies and country in order to prepare them to be future leaders and advocates for the development of their local communities.
  • Enable students to participate in and benefit from internships and funding opportunities for innovative projects through private sector organizations. 
  • Provide full-residence opportunities in partner universities’ housing/dormitories (as needed and in compliance with scholarship criteria).

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The student must be Egyptian.
  • The student has to have been enrolled in a public or STEM school throughout all secondary education years.
  • Students must obtain a secondary school certificate (Thanaweya Amma) in the school year 2019 - 2020 with a total score not less than 85% from public schools or their equivalent in STEM schools.
  • Active participation in extracurricular activities such as volunteering and development/community service.
  • Have leadership potential.

About USAID:

President John. F. Kennedy created the United States Agency for International Development by executive order in 1961 to lead the US government’s international development and humanitarian efforts. USAID transforms families, communities, and countries – so they can thrive and prosper. Whether by preventing the next global epidemic, responding to a devastating earthquake, or helping a farmer access tools to grow her business.

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Région: Moyen-Orient

Opportunités: Bourse d'étude

Pays hôte: Egypte

Pays éligible: Egypte

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