African Graduate Fellowships

The African Graduate Fellowship is a competitive fellowship program for bright, highly motivated African students interested in pursuing a master’s degree at AUC. Each year, fellowships are offered to nationals of African countries (not including Egyptians) for full-time study (nine credits or as required by the program) in any of the graduate programs offered at AUC.

 

Eligibility

  • Non-Egyptian African nationals
  • Open to all disciplines of graduate studies
  • For new graduate degree-seeking students; satisfy AUC graduate admissions requirements
  • Submit an International TOEFL iBT exam score or academic IELTS exam score as per the cut-off scores for AUC graduate admissions
  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent
  • For continuing students; to retain the fellowship, the recipient must maintain a GPA of 3.2 
  • Financial need

Duration

Two academic years and the intervening summer session, with a review every semester for satisfactory academic performance

Award

The fellowship covers:

  • Tuition fees, for a maximum of 9 credits per semester

  • Monthly stipend

  • Student services and activities fee

  • Medical service and health insurance fees

  • A monthly housing allowance for non-residents of Cairo or accommodation in University residences at AUC New Cairo

Responsibilities of Fellows

In support of their professional training, fellows are assigned 12 hours per week of related academic work

To Apply

Deadline

February 1 for the Fall semester

For inquiries, email grad@aucegypt.edu.