Graduate Newsletter issue 14

Issue 14                     May 21, 2014
 GradNews     The e-newsletter for graduate students at the American University in Cairo 

Class of June 2014                                                              Congratulations!
Submit your graduation Speech by May 25  to    For information about the Graduation Ceremony    Graduation Brochure Master Degree Candidates Class of June 2014


Are you Graduating in June 2014?


It's time to submit your graduation Speech!

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Speech by a Graduating PhD , MA/MS or EMBA Student in the Graduate Ceremony


The Spring 2014 graduation ceremony for graduate students will be held onSaturday, June 14, 2014 in Bassili Hall on the New Campus. The speech delivered by one of the MA/MS recipients, will be an important part of the ceremony and is also printed and distributed to faculty, students and invitees at the commencement.


Graduate students who expect to graduate in the June 2014 commencement are invited to submit speeches of up to 500 words for consideration by the selection committee. The committee, which is mainly composed of faculty members, will select one speech on the basis of the submitted text and the academic qualifications of the student. While there are no restrictions on the content or composition of speech, it may be useful to include a message to the graduating class outlining the speaker's hopes and plans for the future and how his/her graduate study at AUC has helped in formulating these plans. The message could also include views on how the speaker sees the role of AUC in Egypt and the region.

Submit your speech together with a short C.V. 

as an attachment to an e-mail message  to     


Shortlisted candidates must be prepared to be interviewed for speech delivery during these dates May 28 and June 1 from 2:00-4:00 pm in person or via Skype ( if necessary)    


Need help with your Thesis Writing??? Check out the Mohamed Taymour Writing Center Services

Based on graduate student demand; the Writing Center will extend its services two weeks after the last day of classes; till Thursday 29th May. This is to help graduate students in particular, with their thesis.

Students are kindly reminded that scheduling an appointment in mandatory by  scheduling a tutoring appointment.


Graduate Students enrolled in programs that require thesis should obtain 
IRB (Institutional Review Board) approval before starting data collection

Forms for thesis writers 2013 IRB before collecting data 2013 IRB form to submit with thesis For more information about the IRB policy, please check the IRB website at  


 IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION FOR CONTINUING FELLOWS   Fellowship Renewal Request   Deadline June 1


ONLY applicable to students who have been awarded a fellowship in Fall 2013 or Spring 2014





Check the fellowship opportunities at AUC 


Deadline May 25

Jameel MBA Fellows Program  Egyptian and Palestinian nationals      


Deadline June 1


Laboratory Instruction Graduate Fellowships  All applicants to sciences and engineering    The Yousef Jameel PhD Fellowships in Applied Sciences and Engineering Open to all nationalities




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