The State Council Fellowship

The School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) and the Center for Judicial Studies and Research at the State Council have initiated this fellowship with the goal of offering Egyptian judges high-quality graduate legal education in the international and comparative law program at AUC. The fellowship provides both full and partial tuition reduction for the LLM or graduate diploma in international and comparative law. Applicants must have a strong academic record and exhibit promise in their professional development.


  • Egyptian nationals who are members of the State Council
  • For new graduate degree-seeking students; satisfy AUC graduate admissions requirements
  • Full or provisional admission in two years or one-year graduate diploma in International and Comparative Law Program (LLM)
  • For continuing students; to retain the fellowship, the recipient must maintain a GPA of 3.2 
  • Financial need


Two academic years, subject to further renewal, with a review every semester for satisfactory academic performance.


  • Up to 75 percent of tuition fees coverage per semester
  • May cover remedial English courses and legal English training
  • Student services and activities fees

Responsibilities of Fellows

  • A Teaching Assistantship mandatory training must be completed if the fellow is involved in teaching assistantship duties
  • For details and more information about Teaching Assistantships, click here

To Apply

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

Deadline: Applications with all supporting documents (including English exam date or results) should be submitted by April 15 for the fall semester and October 15 for the spring semester.

For inquiries, email