Onsi Sawiris Undergraduate Scholarships for Egyptian Students in USA, 2017-2018

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Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program (OSSP) is available for scholarships for Egyptian students for the 2017-2018 academic year. Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree at Stanford University or University of Chicago in the United States.

Through the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program (OSSP), OC provides full tuition scholarships for Egyptian students  with the aim of bolstering Egypt‘s economic competitiveness.

The Onsi Sawiris Scholarship is a private merit-based scholarship program established in 2000 by Orascom  Construction as part of the company’s commitment to promoting excellence and achievement. OC launched the Onsi Sawiris Program in the year 2000 to invest company resources in educational programs to improve the communities in which it operates.

Minimum scores required are TOEFL iBT: 100 or above, GMAT: 650 or above, GRE: 1000 or above (in the Verbal & Quantitative sections) & 4.5/6 or above (in the Analytical section of the exam) or a GRE score: 302 or above on the new GRE test.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in the field of engineering, economics, political science, finance and management.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree at Stanford University or University of Chicago.

Eligibility:
-GPA 3.5/90% in Thanaweyya Amma (Secondary year) or equivalent certificates
-IBT TOEFL: 100 or above
-SAT I: 2100 or above
-Reading: 700
-Math: 700
-Writing: 700
-SAT II in 3 subjects: 600 or above
-Extracurricular Activities
-Plan to study in the United States in the year 2017.
-Be Egyptian nationals, who are residing in Egypt (Preference will not be given to Dual nationality applicants).
-Preference will be given to candidates who have not lived, worked, or studied abroad for a significant period of time.
-Be committed to coming back to Egypt for two years directly after the successful completion of the degree.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Students of Egypt can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: Through the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program (OSSP), OC provides full tuition scholarships for Egyptian students, who wish to pursue an undergraduate degree at Stanford University or University of Chicago in the United States. Undergraduate degrees will be in the fields of Engineering, Economics, Political Science, Finance and Management aiming to boost Egypt’s economic competitiveness. The Onsi Sawiris Scholarship will be awarded based on character and merit as demonstrated through academic excellence, extracurricular activities and entrepreneurial initiative.  The scholarship will include full tuition, living allowance, travel and health insurance. The Sawiris Foundation for Social Development reserves the right to reject any application at its sole discretion at any time prior to an official award of the scholarship.

What does it cover? The scholarship will include full tuition, living allowance, travel and health insurance.

Selection Criteria: The Onsi Sawiris Scholarship will be awarded based on character and merit as demonstrated through academic excellence, extracurricular activities and entrepreneurial initiative.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: To apply it is necessary to submit online scholarship application form. In addition to the application for the scholarship, the applicant must submit the following documents:
-Application form
-Resume
-Copy of test scores (SAT I / or SAT II) & IBT TOEFL
-Copy of transcripts
-Copy of graduation certificate or Thanaweyya Amma certificate
-Two recommendation letters

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 15, 2016.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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