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A New Century of Impact


Global Experience

Egypt deserves a university strong enough to attract outstanding professors from around the world — strong enough to be, by this critical measure, one of the world’s great universities.

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Centennial Scholars

AUC has been a beacon for talented students, regardless of their background. They all share a thirst for knowledge, a healthy sense of ambition and a passion to help their communities and their country.

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Creative Incubator

Great ideas are the product of collaboration between cultures, disciplines, and belief systems. We will use our two campuses as incubators for innovative solutions, inspiring visions and effective initiatives.

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El Mostakbal: The Middle East Looking Forward

AUC proudly stands as crossroads for the world’s cultures and has always assumed a role in exploring and addressing both domestic and regional challenges and utilizing its capabilities to find potential solutions.

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'Timeless' Investments: New Scholarships Widening Our Reach

Samaa Abdelhamid, a freshman majoring in political science, said her life changed when she found out she’d be attending AUC. For her, receiving the Dr. Hamza Alkholi Public School Scholarship not only gave her the opportunity to study at the University, but it meant she’d be one step closer to achieving her dream of working toward more accessible education in Egypt.

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David Bonderman Travel and Learning Endowed Fund for American Students

The newly established David Bonderman (CASA ’69) Travel and Learning Endowed Fund at AUC will help bring more Americans to Egypt to study at AUC, whether as degree-seeking or study-abroad students.  The $1.5 million gift will provide full or partial support for undergraduate and graduate American students to study in any discipline at AUC — increasing the University’s campus diversity and global outlook, while enhancing cross-cultural understanding and international exposure. 

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Hadhramout Foundation Scholarships for Yemeni Students

New Hadhramout Foundation Scholarships, Fund to Support Yemeni Students

The Hadhramout Foundation for Human Development recently gave $2 million to AUC to establish the Hadhramout Foundation Scholarship for Yemeni Students, supporting 27 high-achieving Yemeni students —15 undergraduates and 12 graduate students — starting Spring 2020, as well as the Hadhramout Foundation Fund at the School of Continuing Education.

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Giving Events


London Gala Dinner

Long has Egypt celebrated a glorious past. Now, we at The American University in Cairo strive to reinvigorate in Egypt by investing in its future - the youth. 

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Benefit Dinner

Celebrating AUC's 100th Anniversary at the Eighth Annual Benefit Dinner.

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Scholarship Recognition

Recognizing its distinguished scholars, AUC held a ceremony welcoming its 120 newest scholarship students, who hail from 26 Egyptian governorates and multiple countries, including Somalia, Yemen and the West Bank. 

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