Qalaa Holdings Partial Support Fellowship

No new intake for spring 2023.

Qalaa Holdings partial support fellowship is offered to new graduate students with excellent academic performance records who wish to pursue a graduate degree in the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. The fellowship will partially support students for the master’s degree or fully support students for the graduate diploma, in one of the programs listed below:

  • Master of Global Affairs (MGA)
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • Master of Public Policy (MPP)


  • Egyptian National
  • MGA applicants should primarily be junior diplomats from the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • MPA or MPP applicants should be junior or mid-career civil servants/ government officials from Egyptian governmental institutions
  • For new graduate degree-seeking students, admission at AUC, satisfying AUC graduate admissions requirements
  • For continuing students; to retain the fellowship, the recipient must maintain a GPA of 3.2 
  • Financial need


This fellowship is awarded for the duration of two semesters, pending a review at the end of the first semester for satisfactory academic performance


The fellowship covers:

  • Tuition fees coverage for a maximum of nine credits per semester
  • Student services and activities fees
  • May cover one remedial English module if needed

Responsibilities of Fellows

  • Enroll as a full-time student in the MGA, MPP, or MPA graduate program
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.2
  • Respond to any reporting requests received from AUC by the deadline communicated. This may include a request for photos or academic progress information to be used for reporting purposes; attendance of fellowship events including any meetings/events as requested by the relevant university entities

To Apply

Step 1: Check how to apply and submit the online application
Step 2: Complete and submit the online fellowship application

Deadlines: April 15 for the fall semester and October 17 for the spring semester.
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