Fully-Funded Undergraduate Scholarships for Disabled Egyptian Students offered by Sawiris Foundation
Sawiris Foundation

Fully-Funded Undergraduate Scholarships for Disabled Egyptian Students offered by Sawiris Foundation

Egypte 01 sept. 2020


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Date limite
01 sept. 2020
Niveau d'études
Type d'opportunité
Pays éligibles
Région éligible
Toutes les régions

Sawiris Foundation For Social Development offers 10 scholarships for Egyptian high school students with disabilities to obtain their undergraduate degree from one of the prominent universities in Egypt.

The scholarship aims to provide excellent educational opportunities to the students with disabilities that would enhance their job market skills.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • To be an Egyptian national residing in Egypt (preference will not    be given to dual nationality holders).
  • Recent graduates from high school (Thanwya Amma) or its equivalents with a minimum score of 85%.
  • To submit a certified medical proof of disability.
  • The scholarships are awarded based on financial need as well as merit and character demonstrated through academic excellence, extracurricular activities, and social behavior.

Scholarship Benefits:

  • Tuition fees.
  • Textbooks or laboratory supplies and a laptop.
  • Accommodation for expatriates at the university dorms.
  • Living allowance.
  • Training courses for students during the academic years.

Period of Funding:
 Depending on the field of study.

Application Process:

Students who are interested to obtain the scholarship opportunity should apply directly to one of partner universities. In addition, interested candidates should indicate in the university application their interest in the Sawiris Foundation Scholarship.

Partner universities:

  1. Arab Academy for Science and Technology & Maritime Transport
  2. The Knowledge Hub Universities – Coventry University

About Sawiris Foundation For Social Development:

The Sawiris Foundation was founded in April 2001 as a grant-making foundation. Set up with an endowment from the Sawiris family – which is made up of prominent members of the business world and the development community - it is one of the first family donor foundations dedicated to social development to be established in Egypt. In 2005, the Foundation was granted special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

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