Named Fellowships

Endowed fellowships provide, in perpetuity, partial or full financial support to deserving graduate students. Endowed fellowship funds are placed in income-producing funds, with the earned income used every year to help support one or more student(s).

 

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA) Endowed Fellowship: Established in 2000 to support American graduate students enrolled in the Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA) program.

Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA) Endowment Fund: Established in 2018 to support graduate students enrolled in the Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA) program.

Cynthia Nelson Endowed Fellowships in Gender and Women's Studies (IGWS): Established in 2006 to provide support to deserving graduate students pursuing a Graduate Diploma or Master of Arts in Gender and Women’s Studies. Recipients should demonstrate financial need and be in good academic standing.

Dr. Nabil Elaraby LLM Endowed Fellowship: Established in 2010 to support Egyptian graduate students enrolled in the LLM program at AUC based on their academic merit and financial need. Recipients should maintain a grade point average of 3.20/4.00.

Ford Foundation Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA) Endowed Fellowships: Established in 1999 to support American graduate students enrolled in the Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA) program.

Mansour Group Endowed Fellowship: Established in 1989 to support a master's degree candidate in business administration based on his or her academic merit and financial need.

Mohammed Bin Abdulkarim A. Allehedan Endowed Fellowships: Established in 2015 to support male or female Arab students in the following fields: mathematics, engineering, physics, chemistry, biology, energy and petroleum, water and environment, economics and development. Acceptance will be based on academic merit and financial need

Nadia Niazi Mostafa Endowed Fellowship in Islamic Art and Architecture: Established in 2001 to support a second- year Egyptian graduate student in the Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations.

Ryoichi Sasakawa Endowed Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (SYLFF) Program: Established in 1993 to support graduate students in economics, public administration, the social sciences or the humanities. Selection is based on academic merit and financial need.

Sheikh Kamal Adham Fellowships: Establish in 2008, the Kamal Adham Center for Electronic Journalism endowment provides fellowships to outstanding graduate students with financial need studying at the center. The endowed fund will continue to support the academic activities and initiatives of the center and will carry Sheikh Kamal Adham’s name in perpetuity.

Suez Cement Company Endowed Fellowship: Established in 2012 to support outstanding graduate students who are eligible for financial support and who wish to pursue full-time study toward a master's degree in environmental construction or mechanical engineering. Selection is based on academic merit and financial need.

Tarek Juffali Endowed Fellows Program: Established in 2010 to support graduate students from Egypt and the Arab World for a two-year master of arts program in international counseling and community psychology. Selection is based on academic merit and financial need.

Vanesa B. Korany '04 Endowed Thesis Support Fund: Established in 2009 and renewed in 2015, to provide support to Egyptian graduate students in political science and the Graduate School of Education, respectively, who have completed all of their coursework and are working full time to complete their master's theses. Selection is based on academic merit and financial need.

 

Current fellowships are made possible through donors who contribute funds each year to fully or partially cover the tuition of one or more graduate students.

 

Advancement of Science Fellowships Fund: Established in 2017 to partially support master or doctoral candidates studying physics or any other subject in the School of Science and Engineering. Selection is based on academic merit and financial need.

Al Ghurair STEM Fellowship: Established in 2016 to support graduate STEM students who are academically outstanding, but financially underprivileged.

Dr. Ahmed and Ann M. El-Mokadem Fellowship: Established in 2010, and renewed in 2017, to support Egyptian students enrolled in master’s programs in economics, business, political science and/or any other area of study.

Gender Studies Fellowship: To partially support fellowships in gender studies for students who are academically outstanding, but financially underprivileged.

IOM Fellowship for Migration and Refugee Studies: Established in 2000 to provide tuition support for an Egyptian graduate student pursuing a diploma in forced migration and refugee studies.

Luqman Weise Capital FinTech Fellowship: Established in 2018 to support Egyptian graduate students pursuing a Master’s of Science in finance. Fellowship recipients should demonstrate good academic standing and financial need. Recipients will be required to complete a 120-240 hour internship with Luqman Weise Capital.

Mostafa El Baradei Fellowship in International and Comparative Law: Established in 2014, and renewed in 2017, to support one student for his or her two years of study toward the Masters of Law (LLM) in international and comparative law. Student must have graduated from an Egyptian public university, preferably from outside of greater Cairo. Student must demonstrate financial need, have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.70/4.00 and show proof of his or her involvement in serving his or her community for the betterment of Egypt.

Pharco MBA Fellowship: Established in 2016 to support one MBA student who is academically outstanding, but financially underprivileged.

School of Business Current Fellowship Support Fund: Established in 2015 to provide partial fellowship support to deserving students pursuing graduate studies in business. Selection is based on academic merit and financial need.

Selz Foundation Fellowships in Egyptology: Established in 2014 to support two graduate students in AUC's Egyptology program. Selection is based on academic merit and financial need.

Yousef Jameel ’68 GAPP Public Leadership Program: Established in 2012 to fund 25 cohorts of 25 Egyptian graduate students each, who are studying public policy and administration. It also supports three additional faculty positions, study abroad opportunities for 25 students per cohort, staff and associated program costs.

Yousef Jameel ’68 PhD Applied Sciences and Engineering Fellowship: Established in 2010 to provide support to PhD candidates in applied sciences and engineering.

Zaki Hashem Memorial Fellowship in International and Comparative Law (LLM): Established in 2014 to support for two years one student pursuing a Masters of Law (LLM) in international and comparative law. The recipient must have graduated from an Egyptian public university, demonstrate financial need and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.70/4.00

Zeid Family MBA Fellowships: Established in 2015 to support three graduate students who are academically outstanding, but financially underprivileged.