November 3, 2019
Cynthia Nelson Endowed Fellowships in Gender and Women’s Studies (IGWS)!
The late Cynthia Nelson, professor of anthropology, founding director of the Cynthia Nelson Institute of Gender and Women Studies (IGWS) and former dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, joined AUC in 1963. Her efforts to further gender and women’s studies in Egypt and the Arab world have made her a notable and respected figure in her field. Her outstanding lifetime contributions to AUC remain unparalleled as she is a role model for generations of young and aspiring scholars. In addition to full or partial tuition support, the highly competitive Cynthia Nelson Endowed Fellowships in Gender and Women’s Studies (IGWS) will provide students with the opportunity to work with a faculty member on research and other professional endeavors.
AUC Founded in 1919, is a leading English-language, American-accredited institution of higher education and center of intellectual, social and cultural life of the Arab world. Its community of students, parents, faculty and staff, trustees, alumni and other generous sponsors represent more than 60 countries.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- Gender Studies
- Women’s Studies
ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.
Two semesters, subject to review for academic performance
- Meet AUC graduate admissions requirements.
- Full admission to the master’s program in gender and women’s studies.
- Bachelor degree with a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent.
- For continuing students; to retain the fellowship, the recipient must maintain a GPA of 3.2 .
- Demonstrated or potential academic qualifications, professional experience.
- Financial need
- Fellows are assigned a maximum of 12 hours per week of research work with faculty members (1) A teaching assistant-ship mandatory training must be completed if the fellow is involved in teaching assistant-ship duties. The training needs to be completed only once.
- For details and more information about teaching assistant-ships, click here.
- Click here to read responsibilities of Fellows.
The fellowship covers:
- Tuition fees, for a maximum of nine credits per semester.
Second Step: Create an account.
Third Step: Complete and submit the online fellowship application.
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This Scholarship Published by:
“Eman Mahdy/Egypt “
Reviewed by” Nada Ahmed/ Egypt ”
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