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Yousef Jameel GAPP Public Leadership Fellowship at AUC in Egypt, 2015

American University in Cairo (AUC) is offering Yousef Jameel GAPP Public Leadership Fellowship for Egyptian students to pursue master degree program. 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. Applications should be submitted May 1, 2015 for fall 2015.

Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded in one of the following six programs at AUC: Public Policy (MPP), Public Administration (MPA), Global Affairs (MGA), Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication, Arts in International Human Rights Law, Law in International and Comparative Law (LLM).
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing master’s degree at American University in in Cairo.
Programme Provider: American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt
Award can be taken at: Egypt

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Eligibility:
-Egyptian nationals;
-Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in social sciences (business administration, management, political science, law, etc.), engineering (mechanical, electrical, construction, etc.) or science (pharmacy, medicine, computer science, chemistry, etc.)
-Minimum grade point average of 3.2 or a rating of gayed geddan;
-Satisfy AUC graduate admissions requirements, including submission of AUC graduate application, needed documents, and any needed additional exams as per AUC’s graduate admissions requirements;
-Submit an international TOEFL IBT exam score or an IELTS exam score as per the cut-off scores for AUC graduate admissions;
-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.

Open for International Students: Yousef Jameel GAPP Public Leadership FellowshipStudents from Egypt can apply for these leadership fellowships.

Description:  In May 2011, Yousef Jameel, working with the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP), initiated the Yousef Jameel Public Leadership Fellowship Program, with the overall objective of building the capacity of young competent Egyptian nationals in the areas of public policy and public administration, and preparing them for leadership roles in Egypt after the January 25 Revolution. By supporting 300 fellows in 12 cohorts of 25 Egyptian graduate students per year, the Yousef Jameel Public Leadership Program will have contributed to creating a cadre of well educated, competent graduates ready to take on the responsibility of affecting change in the Egyptian society.

Number of award(s): The program will support 300 fellows in 12 cohorts of 25 Egyptian graduate students per year.

Duration of award(s): Students must complete their master’s degrees within a period of two and a half years including a semester as a study-abroad.

What does it cover? These Leadership fellowships will provide:
-A full waiver of tuition fees, student services and activities fees
-Remedial English courses
-Book allowance per semester
-Monthly stipend
-Accommodation allowance for non-residents of Cairo
-Transportation
-Study abroad opportunity for one semester according to AUC student exchange policies (travel and living expenses)

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: It can take up to 12 weeks or more after the deadline of a given fellowship to announce the selection results provided that the application is complete.

How to Apply: Step One: Download and submit the graduate application form at the Student Service Center, AUC New Cairo or apply online. Step Two: Complete and submit the online fellowship application.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is May 1, 2015.

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