Orascom Construction (OC) invites applications for the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program in USA for Egyptian nationals, who are residents of Egypt for the 2019/20 academic session.
Through the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship program, OC provides full tuition scholarships for Egyptian undergraduate students seeking to pursue their Bachelor’s degree in fields that will enhance the economic prosperity of Egypt at prestigious universities in the United States.
The Onsi Sawiris Scholarships will be awarded based on character and merit as demonstrated through academic excellence, extracurricular activities, and entrepreneurial initiative. The scholarships include full tuition, a living allowance, travel and health insurance. Scholarship recipients will also be given the option of an internship position within the company.
Worth of Award
- The scholarships include full tuition, a living allowance, travel and health insurance.
- Scholarship recipients will also be given the option of an internship position within the company.
- GPA 3.5 / 90% in Thanaweyya Amma certification (Secondary year) or equivalent certificates
- iBT TOEFL: 100 or above [or equivalent]
- Fields of Study: Engineering, Economics, Political Science, Finance and Management.
- Be planning to start their studies in the U.S.A in the year 2020
- Be Egyptian nationals, who are residents of Egypt (preference will not be given to dual nationality applicants)
- Have not lived more than 3 years abroad
- Be committed to coming back to Egypt for two years directly after the successful completion of their bachelor’s degree
Preference will be given to candidates who have not lived, worked, or studied abroad for a significant period of time.
The Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program is only granted to the list of endorsed universities provided in the “Approved Universities” section of the application.
Selection as a nominee for the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program does not guarantee university acceptance. Applicants will be supported in applying for these universities. If nominated for the scholarship; the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program award will be made once university acceptance is obtained.
How to Apply
- Application form
- Copy of test scores (SAT I / or SAT II) & IBT TOEFL
- Copy of transcripts
- Copy of graduation certificate or Thanaweyya Amma certificate (if available)
- Two recommendation letters
For Inquiries, please contact:[email protected]
Deadline: applications close July 31, 2019