June 1, 2020.
FULBRIGHT EGYPTIAN STUDENT PROGRAM – ISLAMIC STUDIES.
Provides fully-funded grants for graduates of Islamic Studies from relevant faculties at Al Azhar University or the faculties of Dar Al Ulum to pursue Master’s degrees, or Ph.D. degrees or to conduct research in Islamic Studies in the U.S.
- Master’s Degree: grants for individuals wishing to pursue a Master’s degree in the U.S.
- Ph.D. Degree: grants for individuals wishing to pursue Ph.D. studies in the U.S.
- Visiting Student Researcher: grants for individuals registered for Ph.D. degrees who wish to conduct research and/or gather data in the U.S. for 6 to 9 months.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- All fields are eligible.
- Master’s Degree & PhD: Depends on the program.
- Visiting Student Researcher: for 6 to 9 months.
- Egyptian citizenship. Holders of U.S. green cards and/or passports are ineligible.
- Applicants must be residing in Egypt throughout the application, selection, placement and pre-departure processes.
- Bachelor’s degree. Minimum of “Good”.
- For Visiting Student Researcher applicants: Proof of registered doctoral degree at a university in Egypt
- Language Requirements:
- For Master’s or Visiting Student Researcher grants: Minimum valid TOEFL (ITP) score of 450 or Internet-based TOEFL iBT 45, or IELTS 5.0
- For Ph.D. degrees applicants: minimum valid TOEFL (ITP) score of 550 or iBT 80, or IELTS 6.5.
- Applicants must successfully complete all the steps of the application, assessment, and selection process and successfully finalize all required procedures.
- The following persons and their immediate family members (i.e. spouses and children) are ineligible to apply during and for a period ending one year following the termination of such employment: employees of the U.S. Department of State; local employees of the U.S. missions abroad who work for the U.S. Department of State and/or the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID); employees at organizations implementing exchange programs for the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the Department of State; as well as Board Members or staff of a Fulbright Commission or their families (up to fourth kin).
Note: Preference will be given to applicants without prior significant experience in the U.S.
- Travel allowance
- Health benefits coverage
- University tuition
- Other allowances
First Step: Create an account to start a new application from Here.
Second Step: Required Documents: (All documents must be submitted online by no later than June 1, 2020. Please carefully read the Application Guidelines accessible Here)
Third Step: Upload the following:
- Copies of certificates and transcripts for all post-secondary degrees in English
- Three Recommendation Letters
- For Master’s degrees or Visiting Student Researcher grants applicants: minimum valid TOEFL (ITP) score of 450 or its equivalent iBT (45), or IELTS (5)
- For Ph.D. degrees applicants: minimum valid TOEFL (ITP) score of 550 or its equivalent iBT (80), or IELTS (6.5)
- For Visiting Student Researcher grants applicants: Proof of registered doctoral degree at a university in Egypt
- Scanned copy of the original valid National ID
- Scanned copies of any previous U.S. J1 or J2 visas (if applicable)
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Ghada Raafat/ Egypt“
Reviewed by” Akram Salah / Egypt ”
MARJ3 Scholarships team