Orascom Construction-AUC Scholarship

Orascom Construction-AUC offers undergraduate students up to five-year scholarships to public high school graduates from eight governorates in Upper Egypt: Assiut, Aswan, Bani Suef, Fayoum, Luxor, Minya, Qena, and Sohag to start in the academic year 2022-2023. Orascom Construction-AUC students will be required to study one of the following majors: economics, mathematics with an option in statistics and data analysis or actuarial science at AUC.

Applicants must fulfill the below criteria:

  • 2021-2022 Public high school graduates with demonstrated financial need from the following Upper Egypt governorates: Assiut, Bani Suef, Minya, Sohag, Fayoum, Qena, Luxor and Aswan
  • Top Percentile scores in Thanaweya Amma public schools, STEM or Experimental schools
  • Interested in majoring in Economics, Mathematics with an option in statistics and Data analysis or Actuarial Science
  • Very good verbal English language skills as demonstrated by an IELTS/TOEFL iBT exam
  • Students must pass either the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum band score of 6 and writing a score of 6 or the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum total score of 76 and writing score of 20
  • Excellent communication skills and presentation skills
  • Track record of community engagement activity
  • Potential for further leadership development

The scholarship will cover:

  • Tuition and fees
  • Books
  • Housing in a double room at the AUC dorms
  • Living allowance
  • AUC transportation
  • Training and field tips
  • A competitive opportunity to study a year abroad at the University of Chicago provided that the student meets the University eligibility requirements

To Apply

Complete and submit the scholarship interest form.
Deadline for fall 2022: June 15, 2022.

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