Awards

UNDERGRADUATE AWARDS

 

President’s Cup
The President’s Cup is presented to the student(s) with the highest grade point average.

Salma Mostafa Farrag • Nadine Ahmed Wahdan • Yasmine Ahmed Galal
Rana Samir Ead • Badr Khaled Alkhamissi • Salma Shukry Emara

 

Mohamed El Beleidy Academic Award
The Mohamed El Beleidy Academic Award is presented to the graduating senior(s)
with the highest grade point average (President’s Cup winners).

Salma Mostafa Farrag • Nadine Ahmed Wahdan • Yasmine Ahmed Galal
Rana Samir Ead • Badr Khaled Alkhamissi • Salma Shukry Emara

 

Ahmed Zewail Prize for Excellence in the Sciences and Humanities
The late Dr. Ahmed Zewail established the prize to recognize an AUC honors graduate whose
academic accomplishments demonstrate extraordinary commitment to the pursuit of scientific inquiry
and the affirmation of humanistic values. Eligible students submit an essay for consideration, and the
winner receives a certificate, medal and cash prize.
[Recipient to be announced at the commencement ceremony]
 

Ahmed El Mehallawi Family Award
Candidates
Ahmed Tarek Gazar • Naela Hesham El-Sherbiny • Mennatallah Mohamed Abdelhamid
Mennatallah Ayman Abdulfattah • Yasmine Amr Mabrouk • Nada Tarek Attia
Sohaila Mostafa Aboutaleb

​The Ahmed El Mehallawi Family Award is presented to a graduating senior who has demonstrated
strong academic achievement and contributed to extracurricular activities, including community service.
Candidates for the award should have a minimum GPA of 2.7 and are nominated by their faculty advisers.
Ahmed Tarek Gazar
 

Nadia Younes Award for Public and Humanitarian Service
The Nadia Younes Award for Public and Humanitarian Service recognizes and rewards a graduating
senior who has been an active participant in the Cairo International Model United Nations program and
has exhibited the greatest commitment to community and humanitarian service,
while maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Mazhar Ahmed Ibrahim

Valerie Farag Musical Award
The Valerie Farag Musical Award is given to the highest performing student in musical arts
or music technology.

Mahi Mohamed Kourdi
 

Parents Association Cup
Candidates
Omar Assem Mehany • Mohamed Amr Gadalla • Sally Saad Elfishawy • Aya Mostafa Mahdy
Youssef Medhat Kassem • Ahmed Hesham Shaarawy • Dina Khaled Elsamahy
Abdelaziz Mahmoud Ahmed • Aleya Mohey El Din Farhoud • Mennatallah Ayman
Abdulfattah • Mohamed Mahmoud Nasrallah • Ahmed Tarek Gazar

The Parents Association Cup is presented to a student who has demonstrated exceptional
capability in blending academic achievement with a major contribution to student activities.
All nominees should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and are interviewed by several
Parents Association board members to decide on a winner.

Omar Assem Mehany
 

Omar Mohsen Athletic Achievement Cup
Candidates
Aliaa Hesham Labib • Aliaa Hesham Elalaily • Aly Wael Maged • Aya Mostafa Mahdy
Fady Nabil Kamel • Farah Omar Abouraya • Farah Khaled Kandil • Habiba Samir Abouelmagd
Mayar Mohamed El Zanaty • Mohamed Mohamed Salem • Seifeldin Hassan Ali

The Omar Mohsen Athletic Achievement Cup is presented by the Parents Association in memory
of the late AUC student Omar Mohsen, who passed away in 2012 during the tragic events of the
Port Said stadium. It is awarded to a recipient who wins a gold, silver or bronze medal representing
AUC in national and international tournaments, in addition to maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Farah Omar Abouraya
 

Student Government Cup
Candidates
Emilie John Abdelwadoud • Ahmed Sherif Alshazly • Mohamed Amr Gadalla
Ahmed Tarek Gazar • Omar Ehab El Naggar • Ahmed Hesham Shaarawy
Omar Assem Mehany

The Student Government Cup is awarded to a member of the graduating class who has been an active
leader in any branch of the Student Government (Student Union, Student Court or Student Senate) and
has made an impact on the AUC community through his or her position.

Omar Assem Mehany • Emilie John Abdelwadoud
 

Dr. Abdel Rahman El Sawy Award
The Dr. Abdel Rahman El Sawy Award is presented to the student with the highest grade point average
in the School of Sciences and Engineering who has been a Public School Scholarship recipient.

Mostafa Saeed Zaki
 

Mohammed Bin Abdulkarim A. Allehedan Award
The Mohammed Bin Abdulkarim A. Allehedan Award was established in 2017 to provide a biannual cash
award to the highest performing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) student. The
award recipient is selected by a committee headed by the dean of the School of Sciences and Engineering.

Badr Khaled Alkhamissi
 

The Jehane Ragai and John Thomas Highest Achiever in Chemistry Award
Professor Emerita Jehane Ragai ’66,’69 established this award to recognize the highest undergraduate
achiever in chemistry at both the February and June commencement ceremonies.

Hania Akram Guirguis