AUC has 5 named distinguished visiting professorships and 11 professorships
Giving to AUC is an investment in the future generations of Egypt, the region and the world. It is a contribution to the enhancement of the future of science, research, world economy among other areas of human development.
Your gift to AUC will ensure that new generations of students can come to Cairo and join a singular intellectual community. You ensure that our alumni will enter the professional world with broad minds, practical skills and leadership experience. You ensure that AUC continues to play a vital role in Cairo, Egypt, the Middle East and the world.
When you give to AUC, you give opportunity to students to conduct research alongside professors, to work with peers from around the world, to expand their understanding of themselves and of the world. You give faculty members the resources they need to develop new ideas, pursue promising research projects and apply their research in communities near and far. You give our community the support it needs to function efficiently and effectively.
Areas of Support
With more than 96 named scholarship funds at AUC, bright and promising students from Egypt and around the world are provided the gift of an AUC education, giving birth to successful careers for future leaders who can make a difference. Selected scholarship students may choose from more than 34 undergraduate programs at AUC.
Thanks to supporters of education, more than 125 graduate students are supported by AUC through its fellowship program. The students are given the opportunity to reach their full potential, acquire skills and build networks needed to pursue outstanding careers. With more than 23 named fellowship funds at AUC, we are changing the lives of scholars to pursue a more prosperous future. The fellows you wish to support will have the chance to choose from 45 distinctive degree programs, among an interactive and diverse student body from around the world.
Recognizing the challenges facing Egypt and the region, AUC established the Graduate School of Education (GSE) to create an impact on educational systems, policies and practices for all levels of formal education in Egypt, the Middle East and Africa. The purpose of the Professional Educator Diploma program in GSE is to develop a cadre of highly trained teachers, administrators and policymakers in the field of education.
Tomorrow demands faculty members that are committed to independent thinking, innovative teaching and disciplined, creative engagement with the world. It is vital for AUC to recruit and retain faculty members who represent the expansiveness of global research and scholarship. Endowed professorships will allow AUC to attract faculty members who are intellectual engines driving debate and finding solutions to tough problems in Egypt and beyond. Establishing a professorship in your name will support their most promising initiatives, their groundbreaking projects, their transformative work with students and it will exist in perpetuity.
Professorships are based in a specific school to help AUC build expertise in broad areas from engineering and banking to comparative religion and entrepreneurship.
AUC serves as a global crossroads — a meeting point for East and West, a hub of new ideas and applied research, a public forum where the world’s cultures can come together to debate critical issues and work toward viable solutions. AUC’s faculty members conduct pioneering, highly effective research across a range of disciplines, much of it housed within state-of-the-art research centers. With your support, you will provide the resources to establish new centers in response to emerging needs and support new research projects that follow promising lines of inquiry.
AUC has several named awards to honor and recognize students and faculty who go the extra mile to make an impact. Whether in science, culture, creative expression or literacy, students and faculty members are encouraged to think outside the box, release their talent and prove to themselves and to society that they can make a difference.
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