Empower Scholarship

The American University in Cairo (AUC) provides five full/partial opportunities to Thanaweya Amma graduates from five governorates in Upper Egypt: Assiut, Beni Suef, Minya, Sohag, and Fayoum. Selected students benefit from AUC’s liberal arts education, diverse majors, and extensive student-life services.

Applicants must fulfill the below criteria:

  • Egyptian nationality
  • High school Thanaweya Amma graduates in the academic year 2021-2022 from public or private schools in the following governorates: Assiut, Beni Suef, Minya, Sohag, and Fayoum
  • Have an outstanding secondary school academic record
  • Meet AUC's admission requirements
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Leadership potential and active participation in community service and school activities
  • Recent official valid IELTS test results, with a minimum score of 5.5 in both writing and total score or TOEFL iBT test results with a minimum of 62 as a total score and a minimum of 17 in writing

The scholarship will cover:

  • Full/partial tuition fees
  • Housing in a double room at the AUC dorms
  • Book allowance

To Apply

Complete and submit the scholarship interest form.

Deadline for fall 2022: June 15, 2022.
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