End of February 2020.


First semester in Egypt,
Second semester in Berlin,
Third semester in Egypt,
Fourth (master thesis) is up to the student to decide: Egypt, Germany or any other.   


The Sawiris Foundation Scholarships

The Sawiris Foundation for Social Development provides full tuition scholarships for Egyptian students seeking to earn a Master’s degree in Water Engineering, Energy Engineering and Urban Development at TU Berlin Campus El Gouna.

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This scholarship is open to Egyptian students only. Students must have An academic background in the form of a relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is an obligatory requirement for all Master’s programs at TU Berlin Campus El Gouna.

Directly after an assessment is made by the TUBCG admission committee, a shortlist of candidates is sent to SFSD. Shortlisted candidates will reveive an invitation from the SFSD for a personal interview with both SFSD and TU Berlin Campus El Gouna representatives.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Water Engineering;
  • Process Engineering;
  • Natural Science;
  • Environmental Science;
  • Chemical Science;
  • Biology;
  • Geosciences;
  • Chemistry;
  • Energy Engineering;
  • Energy/Power Engineering;
  • Chemical Engineering;
  • Mechanical Engineering;
  • Industrial Engineering;
  • Electrical Engineering;
  • Environmental Engineering;
  • Urban Development;
  • Architecture;
  • Urban Planning;
  • Environmental Planning;
  • Geography;
  • Urban Design;
  • Landscape Planning.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Two years.

The Master’s degree programs at TU Berlin Campus El Gouna take two years, consisting of four semesters. The first three semesters are devoted to academic course work, while the fourth semester is reserved for the compilation of the Master’s thesis.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • To be an Egyptian national residing in Egypt (Preference will not be given to dual nationality holders).
  • English language proficiency is required (Valid TOEFL IBT or IELTS exam scores with a minimum of 87 for TOEFL IBT and 6.0 for IELTS).
  • Involvement with activities in civic, public or international affairs.
  • Return to Egypt for a minimum of two years after your award has ended.

TUBCG’s Entry Requirements:

  • An academic background in the form of a relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is an obligatory requirement for all Master’s programs at TU Berlin Campus El Gouna.
  • As professional experience is considered to be a valuable asset for the course profile, practical work experience in a subject related field is mandatory as well.
  • Additional qualifications, such as social commitment, publications, participation in extra-curricular academic events, language abilities, and IT skills will also be taken into consideration.
For Energy Engineering (EE):
  • Qualification in energy/power engineering and chemical engineering, followed by mechanical and industrial engineering as well as electrical and environmental engineering.
  • The candidates should have a basic knowledge in thermodynamics, heat and mass transfer and fluid dynamics.

For Urban Development (UD):

  • Qualification in a city related discipline is required: Architecture, Urban Planning, Environmental Planning, Geography, Urban Design, or Landscape Planning.
  • Candidates with a background in Civil Engineering, Law, Political Science, Business, Administration, Sociology, or Economics are also encouraged to apply.

For Water Engineering (WE):

  • Qualification in water related engineering or a natural science is required: Environmental, Chemical, Civil, Mechanical or Process Engineering, Biology, Geosciences, Chemistry, or similar.

For more details, please have a look at the corresponding admission and study regulations.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • The Sawiris Foundation for Social Development provides full tuition scholarships.

How to Apply

Before Applying, please prepare the following documents: 

  • Passport Copy;
  • Curriculum Vitae (max. 2 pages);
  • Motivation Letter (max. 2 pages);
  • Certificates and Transcripts of your BSc. Studies, or any other University degree that makes you eligible for the Master Program you apply for;
  • Certificates of Work Experience if any;
  • Certificates of Civic Engagement or voluntary social work if any;
  • Certificate of English Language Proficiency;
  • Applicants stating that they are currently employed are required to send an HR letter and proof of income.

Note that: 

  • When starting the online application form, make sure you have the following documentation available in a PDF scan. You will not be able to complete the application without uploading this documentation. Applications can be paused and completed anytime, however pay attention to the deadline.

To Apply:

First Step: Click on “Apply Now” button below.

Second Step: Register and make a new account for you, After registration your will receive an email with your password.

Third Step: Complete your application form, then “Submit”.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Alyaa Abdelraouf/ Egypt

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MARJ3 Scholarships team