The American University of Cairo in Egypt invites applications for the Fellowships for Refugees in the 2021-2022 school year.

The Fellowships for Refugees are competitive fellowship awards for bright, highly motivated individuals interested in pursuing a master degree at AUC. Each year, fellowships are offered to a number of refugees for full-time study (nine credits or as required by the program) in any of the graduate programs offered at AUC.

Worth of Award

The fellowship covers:

  • Tuition fees, for a maximum of nine credits per semester
  • Monthly stipend
  • Housing allowance or accommodation at the University residences based on need
  • Student services and activities fees
  • Medical service and health insurance fees
  • May cover remedial English courses and pre-requisite courses

Responsibilities of Fellows

  • Fellows are assigned 12 hours per week of related academic work
  • A teaching assistantship mandatory training must be completed if the fellow is involved in teaching assistantship duties. The training needs to be completed only once

Eligibility

  • Refugee status
  • Open to all disciplines of graduate studies
  • For new graduate degree-seeking students; satisfy AUC graduate admissions requirements
  • For continuing students; to retain the fellowship, the recipient must maintain a GPA of 3.2
  • Financial need

How to Apply

  • Step 1: Check how to apply and submit the online application
  • Step 2: Submit the online fellowship application

Deadline:  February 16 for the fall semester

 

Click here for more details and to apply

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