Egypt

Mohammed Bin Abdulkarim A. Allehedan Fellowship

Type: Master’s Degree, Ph.D. or Other Doctoral Degrees

Who: Bachelor of Science or Engineering students from the Arab world.

What: Fellowships for Arab Students.

When: 2019-2020

Where: AUC – Egypt

Program Length: 2 years

Deadline to Apply: 15 April 2019

Citizenship: All Countries

Destination Countries: Egypt

Academic Subject(s): Engineering

Description
The Mohammed Bin Abdulkarim Allehedan Endowed Scholarship and Scientific Research Fund Program is offered at The American University in Cairo (AUC) by its School of Science and Engineering (SSE). The fund aims to support talented, financially disadvantaged students and encourage specialized scientific research in less-studied disciplines in the Arab world. It also aims to support scientific achievements, research, and Arabs innovative and creative cultural contributions to various life activities on the humanity level.

The program is intended to enable qualified students from the Arab region to attend one of AUC‘s Ph.D. or master’s of science and engineering with full support.

The fellowship covers:
Tuition fees, for a maximum of 9 credits per semester
Student services and activities fees
Housing allowance or accommodation in the University Residences for non-resident of Cairo
Monthly stipend
Book allowance
Bus transportation fees
Responsibilities of Fellows

Duration
Two years for the master’s degree and four years for Ph.D., with a review every semester for satisfactory academic performance.

Eligibility Criteria  
For new graduate-degree-seeking students:
-Satisfy AUC graduate admissions requirements
-Bachelor degree with a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent
-Bachelor of science or engineering from an accredited university
-Relevant scientific research background
-Financial need

Eligibility for applicants to the Ph.D.:

-Master of science degree with a thesis track in an engineering or science discipline from an accredited university
-Submission of a preliminarily proposed dissertation topic and a research outline, specifying how the topic is related to one or more of the research priority areas.
-Submission of a satisfactory GRE score, as per the PhD program requirements


How to Apply
Step 1: Check how to apply 
Step 2: Complete and submit the online fellowship application

For inquiries, email [email protected]

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