Fellowships for Refugees

The Fellowships for Refugees are competitive fellowship awards for bright, highly motivated individuals interested in pursuing a master degree at AUC. Each year, fellowships are offered to a number of refugees for full-time study (nine credits or as required by the program) in any of the graduate programs offered at AUC.

Eligibility

  • Refugee status
  • Open to all disciplines of graduate studies
  • For new graduate degree-seeking students; satisfy AUC graduate admissions requirements
  • 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 nine credits per semester
  • ​​​​​​​Monthly stipend
  • Housing allowance or accommodation at the University residences based on need
  • ​​​​​​​Student services and activities fees
  • Medical service and health insurance fees
  • ​​​​​​​May cover remedial English courses and Pre-requisite courses

Responsibilities of Fellows

  • Fellows are assigned 12 hours per week of related academic work
  • A Teaching Assistantship mandatory training must be completed if the fellow is involved in teaching assistantship duties. The training needs to be completed only once.
  • For details and more information about Teaching Assistantships please click here

To Apply

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

Deadline: February 15 and April 15 for the fall semester and November 1 for spring.
​​​​​​​For inquiries, email gradserv@aucegypt.edu.