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Scholarships provide windows of opportunity for scholarship students

New, Continuing Scholarships for Public School Students Expand Windows of Opportunity

In Fall 2019, AUC continues to offer various scholarships for public school students, in addition to a new scholarship, Attijariwafa Bank Public School Scholarship, for students with disabilities. In celebration of AUC’s 100 years of excellence, innovation and service, the University recently launched the AUC Centennial Scholarship Fund, which offers partial or full support for undergraduate Egyptian students who demonstrate outstandi

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Leaving Her Stamp: Egypt's Leading Women as Postage Pioneers

AUC graphic design graduate Maha Hesham ‘19 became a city sensation with her senior thesis: colorful postage stamps depicting historical Egyptian female pioneers, from Um Kulthum to Doria Shafik and Huda Sharawi.  For Hesham, the project was an opportunity to raise awareness of these impactful women and the unequal representation they’ve been given within historical narratives and popular culture.

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Egypt's Top Thanawiya Amma Student Reflects on One Year as an Engineering Student at AUC

Do you remember Nada Hussein Habib, Egypt's top thanawiya amma student in 2018 who was offered a full scholarship by President Francis Ricciardone when she said in the media that her dream is to attend AUC.  News@AUC spoke with Habib, who is now studying electronics and communications engineering at AUC, as she reflects on her first year at the University.

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Sherif Kamel to Tell Egypt's 'Promising Economic Story' as President of AmCham Board of Governors

As the 2019-2021 term for the Board of Governors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt (AmCham Egypt) approached, Sherif Kamel ‘88, ‘90, ‘13, dean of AUC's School of Business, began to muse about running for president of the Board of Governors.  Having been involved with AmCham for the last 15 years, and previously serving as executive vice president, board member and chairing several of the chamber’s core committees including Information and Communication Technology, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, International Cooperation and Education, he figured he had a chance to ser

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AUC Alumna Madina Mahmoud '12,'18 received the prestigious 2019 Eni Young African Talents Award. 

Madina Mahmoud '12,'18, AUC Alumna

Dalia Abbas

"I'm grateful for my experience as an undergraduate at AUC. It really helped me distinguish myself and my interests and use that experience to make an impact in the intellectual community here at Harvard."

Dalia Abbas '13, Harvard Intellectual Contribution Award Recipient


"The Texas International Education Consortium is thrilled to be building a partnership with AUC. TIEC has worked together with many universities over our 35-year history, and AUC stands out for its innovation, its openness, the quality of faculty and the ethos of the university to continually advance. We are so excited to help facilitate long-term partnerships between AUC and Texas. It’s a natural fit.”

Robin J. Lerner, J.D., President and CEO of the Texas International Education Consortium



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Omar El Safty

AUC is actually a paradise for ambitious people — plenty of opportunities.

Omar El Safty '18
Mechanical Engineering AUC Graduate

During my time at AUC I was introduced to different networks and opportunities and challenged by different, intriguing intellectual endeavors. While balancing a leading position in extracurriculars and maintaining a high GPA is seen as unorthodox, this challenge enriched my AUC experience.

Radwa Hamed '17
Computer Engineering and Electronics and Communications Engineering AUC Graduate
Rodolphe Janodet

When I searched, I found AUC to be a good University. I like the campus. It's been great visiting Islamic Cairo and the Pyramids and meeting Egyptians and other international students. Everyone is really friendly.

Rodolphe Janodet
Year Abroad, Undergraduate Student IÉSEG School of Management, France

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AUC100 Alumni Interviews: Mohamed Shelbaya

Watch Mohamed Shelbaya, CEO of PepsiCo Egypt, tell us what it’s like to be a student athlete and talk about his “fondest” AUC memories. #AUC100 #MakingAUCProud

Centennial Benefit Dinner: Ghada Wali

At AUC's eighth annual benefit dinner at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ghada Wali, Egypt's minister of Social Solidarity gave a speech about the significance of AUC and strong higher education institutions in Egypt.

Centennial Benefit Dinner: Radwa Hamed '17 and Mohammad El Shafie '17

At AUC's eighth annual benefit dinner at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Distinguished Alumni Award was presented to Radwa Hamed ‘17, 2019 Knight-Hennessy Scholar at Stanford University and Mohammad El Shafie ‘17, Harvard Law School Candidate for JD ‘20. Listen to their speeches here.