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Citadel Capital Scholarship for Egyptian Master’s and PhD Students, 2013

The Citadel Capital Scholarship Foundation offers scholarship for Egyptian students. The scholarship is available for pursuing master’s and PhD degree in all academic fields at foreign universities for 2013 academic year. Applicants applying for scholarship have to be accepted at the University of Choice as a valid official acceptance letter from the university is required for the application to be processed. Both full and partial scholarships are available. The deadline for application is April 30, 2013.

Study Subject(s): The students can pursue their studies in all academic fields.
Course Level
: The scholarship is available to pursue master’s degree and PhD at foreign universities.
Scholarship Provider: The Citadel Capital Scholarship Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Abroad

-Applicant must be under the age of 35.
-Must be an Egyptian national and residing in Egypt.
-Applicant must have a minimum of two years of work experience
-Is planning to pursue his/her studies at one of the top universities in their discipline of choice.
-PhD students must submit a university admissions letter, please note that an advisor’s letter on its own is insufficient.
-Must have been accepted at the university and program of interest.
-Excellent command of language of study Good command of the English language.
-Involvement with activities in civic, public or international affairs (NGOs, volunteer work, etc) will be an asset.
-Must have a genuine financial need.
-Not a beneficiary of any other partial scholarship or grants (with exception to waivers from the university of choice itself).
-Upon completion of program, graduates must be committed to return to work in Egypt for a minimum of 2 years.
-Military service status must be clear (for males).

Scholarship Open for International Students: The Egyptian students can apply for the scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The Citadel Capital Scholarship FoundationThe Citadel Capital Scholarship Foundation was created in 2007, out of a strong will to contribute to national development through creating high caliber professionals to help enhance Egypt’s growth in all sectors. The Foundation is funded by an endowment from Citadel Capital to grant academic scholarships for talented and promising young Egyptian men and women to pursue master degrees and PhDs abroad in all fields of study.

What does it cover? The Citadel Scholarship funds under two schemes: the full scholarship covering tuition and living expenses and the partial scholarship covering tuition only. The ceiling for tuition fees is 50,000 USD per annum.

-May / June: First short listing completed. Semi-finalists contacted for personal interviews. Interviews will be conducted until mid-June.
-July 1st: Scholarship recipients announced.

How to Apply: Download the application form and Please submit printed and signed application along with the documents to:
By Regular Post:
Citadel Capital Scholarship Foundation
P.O Box 29
Postal Code: 11516
Cairo, Egypt
Since application package must include an acceptance letter to the university of choice, applicants are encouraged to apply to universities as early as possible (for the following fall semester) to ensure that they obtain their acceptance letters before our deadline. As soon as the acceptance letter is obtained, applicants must simply fill application form and prepare the remaining required documents (list available here), and submit them by post before the April 30th.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The scholarship round for the academic year commencing in fall 2013 has begun. The deadline for application is April 30, 2013.

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