15 May 2020.



(Partially Funded)


Mahy Khalifa Art Scholarship 2020.

The Mahy Khalifa Art Fund was created by Dina Shehata and Karim Abou Youssef in loving memory of Mahy Khalifa who was a cosmopolitan and sophisticated art lover and collector. The Mahy Khalifa Art Fund is scheduled to launch in 2020 in partnership with Art D’Égypte to support multifaceted aspects of the art movement in Egypt, with an emphasis on art education.

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The aim of the fund is to foster contemporary art and culture education, production and research, to deliver a sustainable source of funding for artists, and to encourage patronage, and philanthropy towards arts and culture.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Visual Arts.
  • New Media arts.
  • Art History.
  • Art Criticism.
  • Curating.
  • Art Management.

Required Languages


Applicants must speak one of the institution’s working languages

Eligible Countries


Program Period

Depends on the Chosen Program.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Graduate Degree (masters) or Non-Degree (research institution).

    Fields include but not limited to: Visual Arts, New Media arts, Art History, Art Criticism, Curating and Art Management.

  • Applicants should have an unconditional acceptance letter from the hosting institution/ university in Europe.

  • Applicants must be Egyptian.

  • Applicants must speak one of the institution’s working languages.

  • Applicants should have basic computer skills.

  • Applicants must have graduated minimum 12 months ago, and be up to 35 years old.

  • Candidates are requested to participate in any project in the related field in Egypt within two years following the program.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • The Mahy Khalifa Art scholarship will cover all tuition and living expenses.

How to Apply

First Step: fill the application form and send it to

Second Step: Provide required documents:

  • Detailed portfolio (5 pieces) including description or statement.
  • Graduation certificate.

  • CV.

  • One-page personal statement written by the applicant.

  • Affiliation letter/ official offer from hosting institution, or acceptance letter from hosting university.

  • Recommendation letter from a mentor in the field.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Yousra Alshaikh/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Nedaa Megahed/ Egypt
MARJ3 Fellow
MARJ3 Scholarships Team