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 Scholarships and Fellowships

In addition to scholarships and financial aid provided by the university, many individuals and corporations have demonstrated their commitment to higher education in Egypt by establishing scholarships and fellowships at AUC. Eligible students may apply at the Office of Student Financial Affairs.

Annual scholarships and fellowships are made possible through donors who contribute support each year to partially cover the tuition of one or more undergraduate and/or graduate student(s):

David C. Scott Charitable Trust Scholarships: established in 1983 and awarded to freshman, sophomore and junior students.

Investcorp Scholarship: established in 2001 and awarded to a Bahraini student based on academic merit and financial need.

Mohamed El Rashidi Scholarship: awarded to students enrolled in the Center for Adult and Continuing Education, based on academic merit and financial need.

Nadhmi Auchi Scholarships: established in 2002 and awarded to outstanding Arab students demonstrating academic merit and financial need.

Nadia Niazi Mostafa Fellowship in Islamic Art and Architecture: established in 2001 and awarded to a second year Egyptian student enrolled in the graduate program in Arabic Studies with specialization in Islamic Art and Architecture.

Nashwa Taher Scholarship: established May 2002 designated to five undergraduate femal students from Palestine and other Arab Countries (other than Egypt) who have met AUC's academic requirements, have enrolled in the University and have demonstrated financial need.

National Bank of Kuwait Scholarship: established in 2001 and awarded to a Kuwaiti student based on academic merit and financial need.

Palestinian Scholarships Fund: established in 2002 and awarded to Palestinian students based on financial need.

Public School Scholarships Fund: established in 1998 in support of outstanding Egyptian students graduating from Arabic public schools on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

Starr Foundation Fellowship: established in 1999 and awarded to an American student who meets the selection criteria for enrollment in the Center of Arabic Study Abroad (CASA) full-year program.

Endowed scholarships and fellowships provide in perpetuity financial aid to deserving students. They are made possible by donations from many individuals, corporations and foundations committed to higher education in Egypt. These donations are placed in income-producing funds, with the income used every year to help support one or more students.

ABB SUSA Scholarship: established in 1994 and awarded to a student in construction engineering who is on the Dean's list.

Moataz Al-Alfi Scholarship: established in 1998 by AUC Trustee Moataz Al-Alfi. It is awarded to an undergraduate student enrolled in marketing courses.

American Chamber of Commerce Scholarship: established in 1991 and awarded to an Egyptian student majoring either in business, management or economics, and based on academic merit.

Armenian Evangelical Congregational Church of Cairo Scholarship Fund: established in 1999 through funds generated from the sale of the Armenian Church in Cairo. The scholarship is awarded to worthy graduate or undergraduate students of Armenian origin in need of financial assistance.

AT&T Scholarships: established in 1987 and awarded to Egyptian students majoring in engineering or computer science.

AUC Alumni Scholarships: established in 1983 by the International Alumni Council with collective gifts from alumni in the Middle East, the United States, and Canada, and awarded to Egyptian and Arab children of AUC alumni.

Bassam Jabr Public School Scholarship: established in 2001 and awarded yearly for an outstanding Egyptian student graduating from an Arabic public school on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

Mohamed M. El Beleidy Scholarship: established by Dr. Mostafa El Beleidy in memory of his father, and awarded to an Egyptian student demonstrating academic merit.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Scholarship: established in 1985 and later increased in 1989. It provides financial assistance to Egyptian students demonstrating academic merit and financial need.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Egypt Scholarship: established in 1997 and awarded to students based on academic merit and financial need.

British Petroleum Scholarship: established in 1990 and awarded to a senior student majoring in business administration and demonstrating academic excellence.

David Vernon Bullough Scholarship: established by Mr. and Mrs. Bullough in memory of their son. It is awarded to Egyptian students demonstrating academic merit and financial need.

Cairo Barclays Scholarship: established in 1987 and awarded to an Egyptian student majoring in either business administration or computer science and demonstrating academic merit and financial need.

Citibank Egypt Scholarship: established in 1985 and awarded to a junior or senior Egyptian student majoring in either business administration or computer science who demonstrates leadership qualities and academic standing.

Colgate-Palmolive Scholarship: established in 1987 to provide financial support for an Egyptian student.

DHL Egypt Scholarship: established in 1986 and awarded to an Egyptian student majoring in business administration. The recipient has the opportunity to intern at the DHL office in Cairo during the summer.

Dow Chemical Scholarship: established in 1986 and awarded to Egyptian students majoring in either chemistry or engineering.

Egyptian American Bank Scholarship: established in 1988 and awarded to a student majoring in business administration and demonstrating academic merit and financial need.

Ghaleb El-Farouki Scholarship: established in 1986 and designated for Palestinian students on the basis of financial need.

General Electric Scholarship: established in 1984 to provide financial support for Egyptian students demonstrating academic merit and financial need.

GlobalSantaFe Corporation Public School Scholarship: established in 2001 and awarded to an outstanding Egyptian student graduating from an Arabic public school majoring in engineering based on academic merit and financial need.

John and Marguerite Harbert Scholarship: established in 1985 by late AUC Trustee John M. Harbert III and Mrs. Harbert and awarded to an Egyptian student.

Alton and Barbara Harvill Scholarship: established in 1990 and awarded to an American student.

Wafiya El Hassany Scholarships: established in 1976 by AUC alumna, Mrs. Wafiya El Hassany, and awarded to one female student on the basis of merit and need with priority given to Palestinian women. In 1992, the scholarship was increased to include one Egyptian male student demonstrating academic merit and financial need.

Douglas Horton Scholarship: established in 1985 by the Horton family and friends in memory of Mr. Douglas Horton who served as chairman of the AUC Board of Trustees from 1944 to 1961.  It provides financial support for an Egyptian student demonstrating academic merit and financial need.

IBM Scholarship: established in 1990 to support an Egyptian student.

Johnson & Johnson Scholarship: established in 1990 and awarded to a management student showing academic merit and financial need.

Thomas A. Lamont Scholarship: established by the Board of Trustees and friends of

Dr. Lamont in 1998 in memory of Dr. Thomas Lamont who served AUC with distinction, both in his capacity as teacher and as senior administrator, from 1975 to 1998.  It is offered to senior students majoring in English and Comparative Literature whose performance for the first three years demonstrate outstanding ability and excellent academic achievement.

Mansour Group Fellowship (formerly MANTRAC): established in 1989 and awarded to business students.

Ashraf Marwan Scholarship: established in 1995 and awarded to an Egyptian student demonstrating academic merit and financial need.

R. D. Matthews Scholarship: established in 1986 in honor of the first four "short-termer" Americans who taught at AUC for a two-year term during the 1920s, Mr. Roderic Matthews, Mr. Ralph Douglas, Mr. Earl Moser, and Mr. Herbert Vandersall. It provides financial assistance to Egyptian students.

Middle East Carpets Scholarship (MECCA): established in 1984 and awarded every other year to an Egyptian student in management.

Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships: established in 1999 and awarded to American students enrolled in the CASA program.

Mahmoud Muftah Scholarship: established by INCOGUM in 1989 in memory of its marketing manager, Mahmoud Muftah. It is awarded to an Egyptian student majoring in business administration.

Youssef Nabih Scholarship: established in 1986 to provide financial support for students who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.

Parents Association (PA) Scholarship: established by the 1997-99 PA board to provide support to students who face emergency situations and financial crisis during the course of their study at AUC.

PepsiCo Scholarship: initially established in 1982 and later increased in 1991 to support an Egyptian student majoring in business or marketing on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

Philip Morris/Mansour Group Scholarship: awarded to students enrolled in the Center for Adult and Continuing Education (CACE) program and demonstrating academic merit and financial need.

P & G Scholarship: established in 1998 to provide financial support to needy students.

RAM Scholarship: established by an anonymous donor in 1984 and awarded to a Palestinian student majoring in engineering or computer science.

Raytheon Scholarship: established in 1986 and awarded to an Egyptian student in the engineering department.

Hayel Saeed Scholarship: established in 1994 by alumnus Hayel Saeed in commemoration of AUC's 75th anniversary. It is awarded to an Egyptian student on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

Santa Fe International Scholarship: established in 1995 and awarded to an Egyptian student in engineering.

Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowships: established in 1986 to support six full graduate students in economics, political science, social sciences or humanities. 

Dr. Abdel Hamid El Sawy Scholarship: established in 1984 by Dr. and Mrs. Abdel Hamid El Sawy, AUC alumni, to provide financial assistance to Muslim Egyptian students.

Dr. Aboul Fetouh Shahine Scholarship: established in 1986 by Messrs. Mohamed, Hussein and Hassan Shahine in memory of their father and awarded to Egyptian students.

Shell Egypt Scholarship: established in 1995 and awarded to an Egyptian student demonstrating academic merit and financial need.

Sheta Scholarship: established in 1985 by Engineer and Mrs. Mohamed Sheta, whose two sons are AUC alumni to provide financial assistance to Egyptian students.

Simpson Scholarships in Egyptology for Study Abroad: established in 2000 through a grant from the Marilyn M. Simpson Charitable Trust. Awarded for academic achievement, the scholarships will provide five awards to study abroad juniors and seniors wishing to concentrate their studies in Egyptology at AUC.

Georgiana Stevens Scholarship: established in 1982 by Mrs. Georgiana Stevens as a reflection of her deep interest in the Middle East and Cairo. It is awarded to an Egyptian student.

Stone & Webster Scholarship: established in 1986 to provide financial support to an Egyptian student.

Roger E. Tamraz Scholarship: established in 1981 by former AUC trustee, Roger Tamraz. It is awarded to an Egyptian student.

Torgersen Scholarship: established in 1992 to provide financial assistance to one Egyptian student in the field of sciences.

Warner-Lambert Scholarship: established in 1986 and awarded to students who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.

Dr. and Mrs. A. Livingston Warnshuis Scholarships: established in 1987 in memory of Dr. and Mrs. A. Livingston and Ms. M Chambers Warnshuis to provide financial assistance to students demonstrating academic merit and financial need, with preference given to students from Africa and India.

Xerox Egypt Scholarship: established in 1994 and awarded to an Egyptian student.

Xerox Foundation Scholarship: established in 1986 and later increased in 1991 to provide financial support to students.

Yasmina Scholarship: established in 1989 and awarded to Egyptian students.

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