The FinTech Fellowship

 

The FinTech fellowships are offered by Luqman Weise Capital and are designed to support highly qualified Egyptian students who are interested in pursuing full-time graduate studies in the field of master's of science in finance at AUC. Applicants must be committed to completing the degree requirements in a maximum period of four semesters.

 

Eligibility

  • Egyptian applicants to the masters of science in finance with the FinTech concentration

  • For new graduate degree-seeking students; satisfy AUC graduate admissions requirements

  • 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, with a review every semester for satisfactory academic performance

Award Coverage

  • Tuition fees for a maximum of nine credits per semester

  • Student services and activities fees

Responsibilities of Fellows

  • Must maintain full-time status to complete the degree in two years as per the program set study plan

  • Complete 120 hours of internship with Luqman Weise Capital

By accepting this externally funded fellowship, the fellowship recipient agrees to respond to any reporting requests received from AUC by the deadlines communicated to the awarded fellow.  This may include a request for photos or academic progress information to be used for reporting purposes, or attendance of fellowship events including any meetings or events with donors as requested by the relevant university entities. 

Step 1: Check how to apply for admission and submit the online application

Step 2Submit the online fellowship application form

Important Note: To be considered for the Fintech fellowship available in Spring, you need to submit a graduate application by November 15 which is the extended graduate admission deadline for the applicants to the degree in finance only. 

Deadlines: 

April 15 for the Fall semester and November 1 for the Spring semester

For inquiries, email grad@aucegypt.edu.