Deadline:

April 15 for the fall semester 2020.

Location:

The American University in Cairo.

(Partially Funded)

Description

FinTech Fellowship

The FinTech fellowship is offered to qualified Egyptian students who are interested in pursuing full-time

.graduate studies in the field of master’s of science in finance at AUC

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  • The University admits outstanding graduate students who demonstrate the ability to do creative and original work. A graduate applicant must have an acceptable bachelor degree, with a record at the required level and perform well on any designated entrance examination.
  • AUC offers 53 master programs and two PhD programs in addition to various graduate diplomas. For a complete list of the graduate programs.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Finance.
  • Economics.
  • Business.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

Program Period

Two academic years, with a review every semester for satisfactory academic performance

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Egyptian applicants to the masters of science in finance with the FinTech concentration
  • For new graduate degree-seeking students; satisfy AUC graduate admissions requirements
  • For continuing students; to retain the fellowship, the recipient must maintain a GPA of 3.2
  • Financial need
  • Responsibilities of Fellows
    • Must maintain full-time status to complete the degree in two years as per the program set study plan
    • A Teaching Assistantship mandatory training must be completed if the fellow is involved in teaching assistantship duties. The training needs to be completed only once
    • For details and more information about Teaching Assistantships please click here

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • Tuition fees for a maximum of nine credits per semester
  • Student services and activities fees

How to Apply

step  1 : To know more details about how to apply click here

step 2: submit the online application from here

step 3 :: Submit the online fellowship application form here

Step 4 : Submit the online application. Indicate your full name as written in your national ID card (for Egyptian applicants) or passport (for international applicants)

Step 5: Attach your credentials as instructed in the online application. You must include a clear copy of your valid personal ID

Step 6: At least two letters of recommendation must be submitted as instructed in the online application. Once you submit the selection of your evaluators, electronic notifications of your request will be sent to these evaluators and you will receive an email to confirm that your request has reached them. You can track the process until you are informed that their letters for you have been submitted to AUC. It is the applicant’s responsibility to track this process and to ensure that the evaluators submit their letters by the set deadlines. Only online letters of recommendation will be accepted .

Step 7 :Submit the required test results: plan ahead to take and submit any required tests by their due date. The recipient code for AUC for TOEFL and GRE test results is 0903. You are required to include this number when requesting online access for AUC to view your test results

Step 8 : Once your admission application is successfully submitted you will be contacted by AUC to let you know your AUC student ID number. Be sure to include it in all your correspondences with AUC

Step 9 : The Office of Graduate Admissions will contact you by email at a later time to let you know the status of your application form and if at this first stage of evaluations you are required to submit additional documentation and by when. Your prompt response and cooperation will facilitate the swift evaluation of your application. Ensure that the email address you have indicated is correct and that your account is checked regularly for correspondences from AUC .

Step 10 : If applicants are interested in applying for funding opportunities offered at AUC, then you must wait for five working days after you receive your AUC ID number to be granted access to submit funding related applications. Read more about fundings: fellowships, financial aid and US loans. .

For inquiries, email gradserv@aucegypt.edu

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This Scholarship Published by:
 Gehad Elazab /  Egypt Country

Reviewed by” Salma Elkhashab/ Egypt
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MARJ3 Scholarships team