15 December 2019


Cairo, Egypt.

(Fully Funded)


Egyptian Public School Scholarship Fund (PSSF) – AUC

AUC offers 20 annual full-tuition scholarships to Egyptian students who are graduates of public schools in Egypt and are financially disadvantaged.

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AUC launched the Public School Scholarship Fund (PSSF) in 1990 to expand opportunities to academically outstanding and financially disadvantaged students. Selection of finalists is based on high academic achievement, need and geographic diversity. 

Opportunity Focus Areas:

– Bachelor of Accounting:

  • Accounting (B.A.C.)

– Bachelor of Arts:

  • Anthropology (B.A.)
  • Arabic Studies, with specializations in Arabic Literature, Middle Eastern History and Islamic Art and Architecture (B.A.)
  • Communication and Media Arts (B.A.)
  • Economics (B.A.)
  • Egyptology (B.A.)
  • English and Comparative Literature (B.A.)
  • Film (B.A.)
  • Graphic Design (B.A.)
  • History (B.A.)
  • Honors Program in History (B.A.)
  • Honors Program in Political Science (B.A.)
  • Integrated Marketing Communication (B.A.)
  • Middle East Studies (B.A.)
  • Multimedia Journalism (B.A.)
  • Music Technology (B.A.)
  • Philosophy (B.A.)
  • Political Science, with specializations in General Political Science, International Relations, Middle East Politics, Political Economy and
  • Public and International Law (B.A.)
  • Psychology (B.A.)
  • Sociology (B.A.)
  • Theatre (B.A.)
  • Visual Arts (B.A.)

– Bachelor of Business Administration:

  • Business Administration, with concentrations in Marketing, Finance, Management of Information Systems, Entrepreneurship and International Business (B.B.A.)
  • Management of Information and Communication Technology (B.B.A.)

Bachelor of Musical Arts (B.M.A.)

  • Performance (B.M.A.)

– Bachelor of Science:

  • Actuarial Science (B.S.)
  • Architectural Engineering (B.S.)
  • Biology (B.Sc.) with concentrations in Marine Biology or Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Chemistry, with specializations in Petrochemical Industry, Clinical Chemistry, and Food Chemistry (B.S.)
  • Computer Engineering (B.S)
  • Computer Science (B.S)
  • Construction Engineering, with concentrations in Construction Materials and Structures, Construction Management and Technology and
  • Infrastructure (B.S.)
  • Electronics and Communications Engineering (B.S)
  • Mathematics, with an option in Statistics & Data Analysis (B.S.)
  • Mechanical Engineering, with concentrations in Design, Industrial, Materials and Manufacturing, Mechatronics, and Power (B.S.)
  • Petroleum Engineering (B.S.)
  • Physics, with a specialization in Solar Energy (B.S.)

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Depends on the program.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

Applicants should:

  • Apply for admission at AUC before the assigned deadline for the Fall and Spring semesters. For deadline and other details, please refer to this link.
  • Be Egyptian students graduating from public schools (not including language schools), Experimental, STEM and Nile schools.
  • Have an outstanding secondary school academic record.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Meet AUC admission requirements.
  • Students with thanawiya amma certificates from public and experimental schools in the Arab Republic of Egypt (not including language schools), and STEM certificates as well as EICE certificate “for the graduates of the Nile school” for the academic year2018-2019
  • Minimum acceptance score is 97 percent for the science section and 94 percent for the arts section.  Minimum acceptance score is 92 percent for the STEM certificate and EICE certificates.
  •  Students must pass either the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum band score of 5.5 and writing score of 5.5 or the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum total score of 62 and writing score of 17.

To maintain the scholarship selected students have to maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • 20 full-tuition scholarships

How to Apply

First Step: Complete and submit the scholarship interest form

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This Scholarship Published by:
Abd El-hamid Zaghloul/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Rahaf Elkhodary” / Egypt
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