Through the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program, Orascom Construction provides fully funded scholarships for Egyptian students to pursue a master’s degree programs at prestigious universities in the U.S. in fields that will promote the economic prosperity of Egypt.
The Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program is granted to selected students to pursue their master’s degree in one of the following U.S. Universities:
Fields of Study:
The Onsi Sawiris Scholarship is only granted for the above fields of study. Applicants are encouraged to visit endorsed universities’ websites to decide on the desirable program within the above fields of study.
For Engineering programs, priority will be given to non-Computer Engineering majors, with preference to fields that contribute to Sustainable Development such as civil engineering, environmental engineering, energy engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, water engineering and sustainability.
Duration of Study:
2-year master’s degree program.
Eligibility Criteria - Graduate Scholarship:
Graduate applicants applying for the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program must meet the below minimum requirements:
Candidates who already have one Master’s degree from a foreign university, or who have an Egyptian Master’s degree in the same field they are applying for will not be considered.
To apply for the scholarship program, applicants must submit their application online and upload the following list of documents prior to the applications deadline. Applications missing any of the required documents or test scores will be automatically disqualified and will not be considered in the scholarship screening phase. Submitting GRE or GMAT test scores is a requirement by the scholarship program even if the admission requirements in any of the programs that fall under the scholarship are test-optional. Applications missing any of the required test scores will be automatically disqualified.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted through the contact information listed in their application. Due to the large number of applications, we are unable to provide application status updates or feedback to unsuccessful/ineligible applicants.
Schedule of Events:
TEST DATES AND REGISTRATION FEES:
TOEFL iBT has fixed dates and test centers throughout the year. This information is available on ETS website on this link or through Amideast/Egypt. The test fees rate is at $205 if registration is done online or at $245 if registration is done through Amideast/Egypt (Test Fees $205 + Amideast local registration fees $40).
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) has dates and test centers throughout the year, its available through https://www.britishcouncil.org.eg/en/exam/ielts. The test fees rate is at EGP5000 and it can be paper based or computer based."
The Graduate Recorded Examination (GRE) is available every day (except Friday and Saturday) at www.gre.org or at Amideast/Egypt. The test fees rate is at $216 if registration is done online or at $256 if registration is done through Amideast/Egypt (Test Fees $216 + Amideast local registration fees $40).
The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is available every day (except Friday and Saturday) at www.mba.com. The test fees rate is at $250 if registration is done online or at $290 if registration is done through Amideast/Egypt (Test Fees $250 + Amideast local registration fees $40).
The above registration fees are subject to change at any time. Applicants are encouraged to check directly with tests administration entities for the up-to-date fees.
For more information regarding the above exams: Please contact Amideast/Egypt at the following hotline number 19263 or visit the premises at 38 Mohie El Din Abo El Ezz Street, Dokki, Giza or 3 Faraana Street, Azarita, Alexandria, Egypt .
For inquiries, please contact: OSSP@amideast.org Or Contact AMIDEAST on 19263
Orascom Construction and The Sawiris Foundation for Social Development reserve the right to reject any application at its sole discretion at any time.
Application procedures, including scholarship application form and other necessary documents, are handled by AMIDEAST.
The selection committee of this program includes representatives from Orascom Construction, and AMIDEAST along with academic consultants.
The scholarship covers university fees, health insurance, educational materials, living allowance and travel expenses.