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.

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

Study Subject:  Scholarships are awarded in fields that will enhance the economic prosperity of Egypt at prestigious universities in the United States. Scholarships are awarded in Engineering, Economics, Political Science, Finance and Management.

Scholarship Award: 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.

Scholarship can be taken in USA

Eligibility:  Candidates should meet the above criteria:

  • Be planning to start their studies in the U.S.A in the year 2018
  • 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

Nationality: Students of Egypt can apply for this scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must be Egyptian nationals, who are residents of Egypt (preference will not be given to dual nationality applicants)

English language Requirements:

iBT TOEFL: 100 or above [or equivalent]
Minimum SAT I Score
Old SAT (before May 2016) New SAT (after May 2016)
Overall: 2100 Overall: 1450
Reading: 700 Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: 730
Math: 700 Math: 730
Writing: 700
SAT II in 3 subjects: 600 or above
Extracurricular Activities

Scholarships in Egypt

How to Apply:  To apply it is necessary to submit online scholarship application form. Please submit:

  • 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

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 15, 2017.

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