Egypt has the leading education system in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and it has developed swiftly since the early 1990s. In recent years the government has accorded even greater priority for improving the education system. Egyptian students who want to pursue their higher education globally; here is a good opportunity for them to make their dreams come true. There are lots of scholarships available exclusively for the Egyptian students. These scholarships will provide excellent financial inducements for students wishing to study undergraduate, graduate, PhD and postdoctoral programs abroad. Below is the compiled list of scholarships for Egyptian students.
IRO Doctoral Scholarship Programme
Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven) annually invites applications for IRO doctoral scholarship programme available for students from Developing Countries. The IRO Doctoral Scholarships are only granted for doctoral programmes for a maximum period of 48 months and eventually for one pre-doctoral year as preparation period for the doctoral programme. Applicants may choose a research topic proposed by one of the KU Leuven Doctoral Schools: Humanities and Social Sciences Science, Engineering and Technology Biomedical Sciences or applicants may propose their own research topic. The application deadline is November 10th 2014.
Senior Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Applications are invited for senior fellowships available for outstanding researchers to establish themselves as leading investigators at an academic institution in a low- and middle-income country location. Research should be aimed at understanding and improving public health and tropical medicine of local, national and global relevance. Public health and tropical medicine cover a wide range of health problems, including communicable and non-communicable diseases. Applicant must be a resident of a low- and middle-income country. Fellowships are for up to five years in the first instance. Preliminary application must be submitted till 19 September 2014.
Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships
Swiss Government, through the Federal Commission offers excellence scholarships for foreign scholars and artists in Switzerland. The scholarships are available for pursuing PhD, postdoctoral and research programs at one of the public funded universities or recognized institution. The applicant must not be more than 35 years old at the moment of the application. The Scholarship is only valid for a full time Postdoctoral Research or Research in Switzerland. It is not valid for mixed Postdoctoral Research or mixed Research (part time in Switzerland and part time in a third country).
Canadian Government Doctoral Research Scholarships
Each year, the government of Canada offers doctoral research scholarships for international students. Scholarships are awarded for pursuing doctoral studies at Québec University in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering fields. The maximum annual value of the scholarship is $20 000. The scholarship holder may also receive up to nine payments totaling $60 000 during the nine sessions or 36 months. Only students who have been pre selected by a Québec university may apply for these scholarships. Applicants must consult the deadlines of the universities for pre selection. The deadline for submitting complete files directly to the FRQNT is November 1st, 2014.
Chevening Scholarships for Postgraduate Students
Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations offer Chevening scholarships for master students. The programme provides full or part funding for full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year Master’s degree in any subject and at any UK University. Chevening scholarships cover tuition fees, a living allowance at a set rate (for one individual), an economy class return airfare to the UK and additional grants to cover essential expenditure. Some Scholarships cover part of the cost of studying in the UK; for example, tuition fees only or allowances only. The application deadline is 15th November 2014.
Netherlands Fellowship Programme for Developing Countries’ Students,
Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the budget for development cooperation is offering Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) for developing country applicants. NFP will be awarded for master degree programmes, PhD and short courses. Students must be a national of one of the countries in the NFP country list valid at the time of application.
WAAW Foundation Scholarship for Undergraduate African Women, 2015
Applications are invited for WAAW Foundation 2015 scholarship. Scholarships are available for African women to study as full time students in a STEM related course at a University, College or institute of higher learning in Africa. Scholarship recipients will receive an award of $500 for the 2015 academic year or the equivalent in their country’s local currency. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need and excellent academic record. Application deadline is 31st October, 2014.
Law School Postgraduate Taught Scholarships
Applications are invited for postgraduate taught scholarships within the School of Law at University of Warwick. Total 18 scholarships will be awarded to study all taught LLM programmes. Following types of scholarships will be available: General Scholarship (international students), Upendra Baxi Scholarship (South Asian countries), Latin American Scholarship (Latin America), African Scholarship (Africa), Women of Pakistan Scholarship (Pakistan) and Warwick Law School Graduate Scholarship (students who have graduated from their undergraduate degree at Warwick School of Law within the last three years). Applications should be submitted till 31st March 2015.
INSA JRD-Tata Fellowship Programme for Developing Countries
The Indian National Science Academy (INSA) offers fellowship programme for developing countries in India. It covers short-term, participatory research studies in all major disciplines of science and technology including engineering and medical sciences at premier research institutions in India. The application deadline is 31st October, 2014
Southern African Young Scientists Summer Program (SA-YSSP)
Applications are invited for Southern African Young Scientists Summer Program (SA-YSSP) available to talented young researchers to work with scientists from South Africa and IIASA. This program is open to the applicants from South Africa, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) or IIASA member countries to conduct research at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa. SA-YSSP participants spend 3 months living and working together in Bloemfontein, South Africa. The second SA-YSSP will take place from 2 November 2014 to 31 January 2015. Application should be submitted till 3rd August, 2014.
ICTP-IAEA Sandwich Training Educational Programme (STEP) Fellowships, 2015
IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation through the IAEA Technical Cooperation Fund is offering fellowships to candidates from the IAEA member States. These fellowships are awarded to PhD students in the fields of physics and mathematics. The fellowships are awarded for a period of at least three months to be spent by the fellows at host institutes during the first year and it may be renewed for up to two additional successive years.
Mexican Government Scholarship Program
Applications are invited for Mexican Government scholarship program available for foreign students. Scholarships for academic studies are offered for those who preferred to take complete programs for Specialization, Master’s or PhD Degrees and Postgraduate Researches. Likewise, the offer includes academic mobility for Bachelor’s and Postgraduate Degree. The application deadline is July 31st, 2014.
2014-2015 Laboratory Instruction Graduate Fellowships
The American University in Cairo is offering graduate fellowships in the field of engineering, computer science, chemistry or physics. Students who are already enrolled in one of these graduate programs and have a minimum GPA of 3.2 in their graduate courses are eligible. The fellowships will include a tuition waiver of one, two, or three courses per semester, Student services and activities fee and a monthly stipend. The application deadline is 15th November for the spring semester.
Steve Huckvale Scholarships
University of Bath is offering scholarships for African students. These scholarships are available to taught masters applicants who are intending to study Engineering or Management. Each Scholarship is worth £5,000. Each is awarded as a discount in tuition fees and is for one year only. Scholarships cannot be deferred to a later year. The application deadline is 30th June 2014.
Fulbright Egyptian Scholar Program for Postdoctoral Applicants
The Binational Fulbright Commission in Egypt invites application for a Egyptian Scholar program available for postdoctoral faculty members and arts management professionals to conduct research at American institutions. Grant duration ranges from three to nine months. Grants include Stipend, Professional and excess baggage allowances and Medical insurance. The application deadline is July 10, 2014.
Undergraduate Scholarships for Foreign Students
The Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Macedonia is offering undergraduate scholarships for foreign students who will study at public Universities in the Republic of Macedonia, where the teaching language is Macedonian. Scholarships are available to outstanding students, not older than 28 years. Application should be submitted till August 1, 2014.
Middle East and North Africa Scholarships in UK
UWE Bristol University is offering excellence scholarships for pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate degree program. One scholarship will be awarded to cover 100% of tuition fees and two scholarships will be awarded to 50% of tuition fees. Application should be submitted till 31 May 2014.
ESMT Scholarships for Master’s in Management Students
ESMT European School of Management and Technology is offering partial tuition scholarships for Master’s in Management program. Candidates from the subject area of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) are especially encouraged to apply. Scholarships are open for the students of America, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe Middle East and Africa. The value of each scholarship is up to € 10,000. Application deadlines are April 7 and May 16, 2014.
Ferguson Foundation MSc Scholarships
The Aston School of Life & Health Sciences is offering MSc scholarships for the students of Africa and South America. The scholarships are available to students applying to on campus programmes offered in the School of Life & Health Sciences. 10 scholarships will be awarded. If successful, you will have to contribute £3,000 (approx) towards your MSc tuition fees. The application deadline is 31st March 2014.
Yousef Jameel GAPP Public Leadership Fellowship Program
American University is offering leadership fellowship for Egyptian students to pursue master degree program at AUC. The program will support 300 fellows in 12 cohorts of 25 Egyptian graduate students per year. Students must have minimum of two and a maximum of 12 years of relevant professional work experience after receiving their bachelor’s degree, preferably in public, nonprofit or international development organizations. Application should be submitted May 1, 2014 for fall 2014.
Silk-Road Scholarship Program at Seoul National University
SBS Foundation and Seoul National University are jointly funding Silk Road Scholarship for students wishing to study Humanities and Social Sciences. International applicants who are currently enrolling or who graduated from the eligible universities of the Silk-Road Scholarship Program and Potential graduate/PhD Students who applied for the designated department which participate with the Silk-Road Program for the Fall semester are eligible to apply. Five candidates will be selected for 2014 fall semester. Application should be submitted till March 21, 2014.
Full or Partial Scholarships in Lithuania, 2014
Transparency International School is offering a limited number of full or partial scholarships to senior students, graduates and young professionals under the age of 35. Scholarships will be awarded for a seven days TI School course in the field of anti-corruption and accountability. The cut-off deadline for non-EU and EU residents applying for a scholarship is 1 May 2014.
2014 Graduate Scholarships for Egyptian Students
The American University in Cairo is offering the Ahmed and Ann M.El Mokadem scholarships in the field of economics and international economic development. The students of Egypt can apply for graduate scholarships. Applicants must have a bachelor degree from an accredited university and minimum GPA of 3.2 or Very Good “Gayyed Giddan”. Scholarships are awarded for one academic year subject to renewal for students, who maintain a GPA of 3.7 in their first year. Application should be submitted till April 1.
The Arab Women Professionals Fellowship Program (AWPP)
The American University in Cairo and the Open Society Foundations Scholarship Programs are funding Arab Women Professionals Fellowship Program (AWPP). This fellowship is available for pursuing graduate study at the American University in Cairo.
Fulbright Egyptian Student Program in USA, 2015/2016
Applications are invited for Fulbright Student Program available for Egyptian nationals. The program will provide grant opportunities for university graduates, masters and doctoral degree candidates and young professionals and artists to study and conduct research in USA. Application should submit till May 8, 2014.
Scholarships for European Neighbourhood Policy Countries
The College of Europe offers a large number of postgraduate scholarships to university graduates during the academic year 2014-2015. Students coming from European Neighbourhood Policy countries (Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Egypt, Georgia, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Moldova, Morocco, the Palestinian Authority, Syria, Tunisia and Ukraine) are eligible for these postgraduate scholarships. Scholarships cover academic expenses, accommodation, meals and travel costs. The application deadline is 1st February 2014.
TDR Postgraduate Training Grants in Implementation Research for Developing Countries, 2014
The Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) is offering training grants for applicants from low- and middle-income country (LMIC). Applicants must have no more than three and five years post-graduation for men and women respectively. Online application must be submitted by 7 February 2014.
UNU-ISP PhD Scholarships in Sustainability Science
Applications are invited for full PhD scholarships in the area of sustainability science at United Nations University. A limited number of PhD scholarships (covering tuition fees and living costs) for a maximum of 36 months are available for outstanding applicants from developing countries who can demonstrate a need for financial assistance. 30th April 2014 is the application deadline.
MBA Full-time Scholarship for Female Students
University of Strathclyde offers full-time scholarship for female students from Asia/Africa. Candidates must demonstrate through their ideas, experience and achievements that they are an excellent team player, with a strong vision for the future. One scholarship of £10,000 will be automatically deducted from tuition fees. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of financial need. The application deadline is 31 May 2014.
Ursula Glunk Scholarship for Master Students in Netherlands, 2014
Maastricht University offers a scholarship to a talented master’s student. Scholarship is available for students who have been admitted to the master Media Culture program at the faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Maastricht University starting in September 2014. Students of South America, Africa or Asia are eligible for this scholarship. The scholarship of €13.000 is meant to be a contribution in the tuition and a contribution in the living expenses for the duration of the program.1st February, 2014 is application deadline.
CAS-TWAS President’s Postgraduate Fellowship Programme in China, 2014
Applications are invited for CAS-TWAS President’s Postgraduate Fellowship Programme from the citizens of developing countries other than China. These postgraduate fellowships are awarded up to 140 students per year for PhD study and research. Applicants must be maximum age of 35 years on 31 December 2014. Application deadline is 28th February 2014.
Yousef Jameel Doctoral Scholarships in Germany, 2014
Humboldt-University is offering five doctoral scholarships with support of the Yousef Jameel Scholarship Fund. Students of Arabic countries, Malaysia and Indonesia are eligible for the scholarships. The scholarships are awarded for a period of three years and commence on October 1. The stipend awarded is in the amount of 1350 Euros per month, plus materials expenses. Applications should be submitted till 15th July 2014.
Professor Arthur Li Development Scholarship in UK, 2014
University of the West of England offers master scholarship for the students from developing Commonwealth countries. One full tuition fee scholarship will be available for an outstanding student to study a one year masters programme at University of the West of England. Applicants must have an unconditional offer by 31 May of a place to study a one year postgraduate programme at UWE which they have firmly accepted. Application deadline is 31st May 2014.
Hungarian Ministry of Rural Development Master of Science (MSc) Fellowship Programme, 2014/15
The Hungarian Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), on behalf of the Government of Hungary is offering fellowship programme for the students of developing countries. The fellowships are available for pursuing master (MSc) degree in the field of Agricultural Sciences, Horticulture and Rural development and agribusiness. The Fellowship will cover tuition, books and subsistence costs for the entire duration of the course. 28th February 2014 is the application deadline.
Henley Ambassador Postgraduate Awards in UK, 2014/15
University of Reading offers Henley ambassador postgraduate awards in the field of business. Students must be holding an offer for a full time postgraduate programme at Henley Business School for entry in 2014/15. University of Reading provides total of £180,000 and successful students will receive up to £5,000 off their degree tuition fees. Closing dates for applications: December 13th 2013, March 21st 2014, and July 4th 2014.
MBA Scholarships at Sheffield University Management School in UK, 2014
Sheffield University Management School is offering international awards to pursue full-time MBA programme. Applicants of America, India, Pakistan, Africa and Middle East/Far East are eligible for this Scholarship. 25 scholarships worth of £2,000 each will be awarded. Applicant must have a first or upper second class UK honors degree or equivalent and should have received at least a conditional offer from the University to study on the full-time MBA programme. Online application must reach by 30 May 2014.
2014 Management School MSc Scholarships at Sheffield University in UK
Sheffield University Management School is offering 30 MSc scholarships for applicants of America, India, Pakistan, Africa and Middle East/Far East. Applicants should have a first or upper second class UK honours degree or equivalent. Applicants should have received at least a conditional offer from the university to study on one of the full-time MSc programmes. The application deadline is 31st May 2014.
Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa Scholarships in UK, 2014/15
Loughborough University is offering full-fee scholarships for international full-time taught postgraduate students who are currently domiciled in Africa. Scholarships cover 100% of the course fees for postgraduate taught course for one year. Scholarships are available for the students who are in possession of an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place on a postgraduate taught course. Application deadline is 30th April 2014.
RNTC Fellowships for Developing Countries’ Students in Netherlands, 2014/15
RNTC is offering fellowships for developing countries’ students. RNTC’s Fellowships are available for professional journalists, programme-makers, broadcast trainers and managers. RNTC Fellowships are unlike NFP fellowships Partial: they cover the course fee (up to 50%), not the costs for travel and accommodation.
Duke of Portland Developing Solutions Scholarship
University of Nottingham offers one full tuition fee scholarship for Egyptian students in UK. Applicants must be national of (or permanently domiciled in) Africa, classed as an overseas student for fee purposes and already hold a full-time offer to start the MSc in Crop Improvement at Nottingham in September 2014. The application deadline is 25 April 2014.
African Peacebuilding Network Research Grants
The African Peace building Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) invites application for research grants. Up to ten individual grants of a maximum of $15,000 will be awarded for African researchers, policy analysts and practitioners. Academic applicants must hold a faculty or research position at an African university or research organization and have a PhD. Application must be submitted by February 1st 2014.
Mathematics Research Fellowships
These visiting Fellowships are open to mathematicians for pursuing research programme at ICTP. Visiting fellows must have a PhD in mathematics prior to the start of their Fellowship. Women are particularly encouraged to apply. Fellowships are open to mathematicians of any age and nationality. The deadline for applications is 15 January 2014.
Erasmus Mundus Masters Scholarships
Applications are invited for Erasmus Mundus scholarship for Master of Science program in Geospatial Technologies. 32 scholarships will be offered. Students will attend the first semester in Lisbon or Castellón, the second semester in Münster. The third semester (Master thesis) can be performed at each of the three partner universities. The deadline for applications is January 15, 2014. Start of the Masters program: September 3, 2014
BOF Doctoral Scholarships
Scholarships are available for PhD students who wish to carry out half of their PhD research at Ghent University and half at a university in a developing country. Half of the PhD research is carried out in the university and half in a developing country (home country). For the remaining part of PhD Research student must prove that they will be financed at their home country (e.g. local scholarship or salary). Application should be submitted till March 4, 2014.
International Students House Residential Scholarships
This is a two year residential scholarship program for postgraduate students. Students should be from a developing or emerging country and intending to return on completion of their studies. Preference will be given to postgraduate students who are studying a course that will provide skills to assist in the development of their home country. Applications should be submitted till December 31st, 2013.
Global Change Leaders Scholarship Program
The Global Change Leaders Program is a seven-week education program at St. Francis Xavier University. Women applicants from developing countries are eligible for this scholarship. Applicant must hold a university degree or a combination of post-secondary education and experience. English language proficiency is required. Application deadline is January 17, 2014.
University of Oxford offers graduate scholarships for Egyptian students in the UK. The scholarships will provide 100% of university and college fees and a grant for living costs (rate to be confirmed). 5 scholarships are offered for the duration of the course. Applicants should apply to start a new full-time graduate course at Oxford. Application should be submitted till 24th January 2014.
Full-Time MBA Scholarships
Scholarships are awarded to study MBA programme at University of Strathclyde. Suitable candidates will be considered on the basis of their MBA applications and interview performance. One scholarship of £10,000 to female from Europe/ North South America, 1 scholarship of £10,000 to female from Asia/ Africa and 2 Scholarships of £10,000 for those who are prepared to test new ideas; to go beyond the status quo and make a difference to industry and society will be awarded. The application deadline is 31 May 2014.
High Achiever Foundation Prize
These foundation courses provide an entry route to selected degrees in arts, business, engineering, science and social sciences. 2 high achiever prizes of £2,000 towards tuition fees will be awarded. Applicants must already hold an offer to start a full-time foundation program at Nottingham in September 2014. The application deadline is 27 June 2014.
Mo Ibrahim Foundation MSc Scholarship
Scholarship is provided in the field of governance and state-building by University of Birmingham in UK. Applicants must be African nationals domiciled (or permanent residents) in an African country. Preference will be given to scholarship candidates living in Sub-Saharan Africa. The application deadline is 19th May 2014.
Africa Regional Bursary
University of Cambridge offers Bursary for African students to pursue MBA programme. To be eligible for this bursary, applicants meet the usual requirements for the Cambridge MBA. Candidates should apply for admission to the Cambridge MBA in the normal way for applying this bursary. Cambridge Judge Business School will be offering a bursary worth up to £18,000 for a successful African candidate. The application deadline is 10 January 2014.
Lord Walston Scholarship for African Students
Scholarship is available for applicants who are working in natural resource based projects. This scholarship is available for Egyptian and other African students pursuing master degree level at University of East Anglia in UK. The scholarship covers full fees and maintenance (living expenses). Application deadline is 16th March 2014.
AFD PSIA Student Scholarships
Scholarships are awarded to study Master program in Development Practice or in International Development at Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po (PSIA). Scholarship is offered for the entire length of study at PSIA on condition of sufficient academic performance (top 50% of class). Scholarship goes towards covering tuition fees. Application deadline is February 4th, 2014.
Friends Scholarship for Master Students
Scholarship is available for Egyptian students in Globalisation and Development Studies at Arts and Social Sciences at Maastricht University. The scholarship is meant to be a contribution in the tuition fee of the master’s program at UM with a maximum of 12 months. Candidates must meet all the requirements of the application procedure. Applicants should hold a passport from an emerging country in South America, Africa or Asia. Application deadline is 1st February 2014.
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