University Fellowships

University fellowships are offered to new and continuing graduate students with excellent academic performance record who wish to pursue a graduate degree in any field at The American University in Cairo.


  • Open to all nationals and all disciplines of graduate studies in AUC
  • For new graduate degree-seeking students, admission to one of the graduate programs 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


One semester. Renewal of the fellowship is neither automatic nor guaranteed. The student needs to apply for this fellowship every semester.


The fellowship covers:

  • Tuition fees for a maximum of nine credits per semester
  • Student services and activities fees
  • Stipend
  • May cover remedial English language requirements

Responsibilities of Fellows

  • Fellows are assigned a maximum of 12 hours per week of related academic work with faculty members.
  • A Teaching Assistantship mandatory training must be completed per university requirements 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

Deadlines: April 15 for the fall semester and October 17 for the spring semester.
For inquiries, send an email