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Scholarships for International Non-Degree Students

AUC is granting international non-degree opportunities. Students who receive federal or institutional financial aid at their home universities can apply the funds received to their study abroad program costs. Applicants should meet with their study abroad and academic advisors to learn about opportunities for transferring aid.

AUC is currently providing four study abroad scholarships: Simpson Endowed Scholarships in Egyptology for one year; Hermann F. Eilts Endowed International Scholarship in Middle East Studies for one semester/year; Study Abroad Scholarships for one semester and The Pangburn, Ellis, LaBarge Study Abroad Fund in all disciplines for one semester.

 

Simpson Endowed Scholarships for Year Abroad Program in Egyptology (Vacant) 

The Simpson Endowed Scholarships for Year Abroad Program in Egyptology will award both undergraduate and graduate non-degree students seeking to study Egyptology at AUC, with a preference given to those enrolled in US colleges and universities.

It is awarded initially for one semester and is renewable depending on eligibility, based on academic progress. 
It is to be used for covering tuition and/or AUC housing. 

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. The student must enroll in at least nine credit hours in Egyptology 
  2. The applicant must write a 1,500-word essay on why he/she wants to study Egyptology at AUC, including referring to three Egyptology courses which he/she wishes to take at AUC

To Apply:

Complete an online application through Banner Self-Service.
For application instructions and tips, click here.

Important Note: While applying to the scholarship, please ensure that the word SELECTED appears beside the scholarship name (fund) that you wish to apply for. Otherwise, we will not be able to recognize your application in spite of the fact that you could have successfully sent the application.    

Deadline for Spring 2020
Graduate non-degree: November 1, 2019
Undergraduate non-degree: November 1, 2019

The award is given to undergraduate students enrolled in US universities. 

It is to be used to covering tuition and/or AUC housing

Eligibility Criteria: 

  1. Applicants should have an interest in the Middle East to pursue Middle East studies, political science or history at AUC for one semester/year
  2. GPA should be a minimum of 3.2 or more
  3. Minimum number of credit hours should be 12 credits during the semester of the award
  4. It is awarded for one semester and can be extended to one year based on merit

To Apply:

Complete an online application through Banner Self-Service.
For application instructions and tips, click here.

Important Note: While applying to the scholarship, please ensure that the word SELECTED appears beside the scholarship name (fund) that you wish to apply for. Otherwise, we will not be able to recognize your application in spite of the fact that you could have successfully sent the application.  

Deadline for Spring 2020: November 1, 2019

To support US undergraduate or graduate non-degree students who demonstrate academic merit to study at AUC for one semester. 

Eligibility Criteria

  1. The applicants' last home institution in the United States
  2. The applicants have to satisfy AUC's study abroad undergraduate and graduate admission requirements
  3. Undergraduate applicants need to take a minimum of 12 credits
  4. Graduate applicants need to take a minimum of nine credits
  5. The applicant must submit a 1000-word essay on why he/she would like to study at AUC and Egypt at large
  6. Recommendation letter(s) from the faculty member(s) (at least one must be submitted)

To Apply:

Complete an online application through Banner Self-Service.
For application instructions and tips, click here.

Deadline for Spring 2020

Graduate non-degree: November 1, 2019

Undergraduate non-degree: November 1, 2019

To provide one-semester support to outstanding US graduate students wishing to study abroad at AUC. This fund would be open to American graduate students in all disciplines who are committed to utilizing their AUC experience to promote greater understanding and relations between Egypt and the United States.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. The applicants have to satisfy AUC's study abroad admission requirements  
  2. The applicant must submit a 1000-word essay on why he/she would like to study at AUC and Egypt at large
  3. To register in nine credit hours 

To Apply:

Complete an online application through Banner Self-Service.
For application instructions and tips, click here.

Deadline for Spring 2020: November 1, 2019