The African Graduate Fellowship is now accepting applications from nationals of African countries (not including Egyptians) for full-time study (9 credits or more) in any of the graduate programs offered at American University in Cairo, Egypt for the 2013/14 academic year.
The Graduate fellowship is a competitive fellowship program for bright, highly motivated African students interested in pursuing a master’s degree at AUC.
Worth of Awards     

  • A waiver of tuition fees.
  • A monthly stipend of LE 1,200.
  • Student services and activities fee.
  • Graduation fees.
  • Medical service and health insurance fees.
  • A monthly housing allowance of LE 1,250.
  • In support of their professional training fellows are assigned 12 hours per week of related academic or administrative work.


  • African non-Egyptian nationals
  • Bachelor of Art or Bachelor of Science degree with a minimum overall rating of ‘very good’, an overall GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent.
  • Satisfy AUC graduate admissions  requirements, including submission of AUC graduate application, needed documents, and any needed additional test scores (GMAT for MBA applicants, GRE for Economics, Economics in International Development, and Journalism and Mass Communication applicants) as per AUC’s graduate admissions requirements.
  • Submit an International TOEFL iBT exam score or an IELTS exam score as per the cut-off scores for AUC graduate admissions.

How to Apply

  • Step 1: Download and submit the AUC graduate application form
  • Step 2: Submit the online fellowship application form

Deadline: Applications and all supporting documents should be submitted by December 15. Selection is made in April. Fellowships begin the following September.
For inquiries please contact [email protected]  or click here for more information