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, full admission to one of the graduate programs at AUC, satisfying AUC graduate full admissions requirements
  • ​​​​​​​For continuing students; to retain the fellowship, the recipient must maintain a GPA of 3.2 
  • Financial need


One semester subject to review every semester for satisfactory academic performance


The fellowship covers:

  • Tuition fees for a maximum of nine credits per semester
  • ​​​​​​​Student services and activities fees
  • Monthly stipend

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. The training needs to be completed only once
  • For details and more information about Teaching Assistantships please 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 November 1 for the spring semester
For inquiries, email