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APPLY: 2024 AUC African Graduate Fellowships

The fellowship is granted to highly motivated African students interested in pursuing a master’s degree at The American University in Cairo (AUC).
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The African Graduate Fellowship is a competitive fellowship programme for bright, highly motivated African students interested in pursuing a master’s degree at The American University in Cairo (AUC).

Each year, fellowships are offered to nationals of African countries (not including Egyptians) for full-time study; nine credits or as required by the program in any of the graduate programmes offered at the AUC.

Non-Egyptian African nationals
African nationals with dual non-African nationality are not eligible
Open to all disciplines of graduate studies
For new graduate degree-seeking students, admission to one of the graduate programs in AUC, satisfying AUC graduate admissions requirements
Submit an International TOEFL iBT exam score or academic IELTS exam score as per the cut-off scores for AUC graduate admissions
For continuing students, to retain the fellowship, the recipient must maintain a GPA of 3.2
Financial need
The fellowship is awarded for a maximum duration of five semesters and one intervening summer session, with a review every semester for satisfactory academic performance. For the Counseling Psychology graduate programme, the duration may be extended to a maximum of seven semesters.

The fellowship covers:

Tuition fees, for a maximum of nine credits per semester
Student services and activities fees
Medical service and health insurance fees
Monthly housing allowance or accommodation in University residences at the AUC New Cairo campus
May cover remedial English language requirements

Responsibilities of Fellows
Fellows are assigned 12 hours per week of related academic work
Students must maintain a full-time status
Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.2
A Teaching Assistantship mandatory training must be completed per university requirements if the fellow is involved in teaching assistantship duties.

Application procedure and deadline 

Applications can be completed through the online portal. Application deadline is May 7 for the fall semester and October 26 for the spring semester.

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