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 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 15 for the spring semester.
For inquiries, send an email