16 August, 2019.


Egypt (Ain Shams, Alexandria , Assuit, Cairo, Mansoura).

(Fully Funded)


U.S.-Egypt Higher Education Initiative (HEI) – Public University Scholarships

U.S. Egypt Higher Education Initiative Public University Scholarships is an undergraduate scholarship program that will develop the capacity of almost 600 students through comprehensive academic and practical training that results in educated, motivated, English-speaking, college graduates who will excel in the workplace, in fields in which employers currently have trouble hiring.

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AMIDEAST and its partners have designed a comprehensive program of university study, English and professional-skills training, internships and study in the U.S., community service, and personal development activities to ensure that program graduates are prepared to meet the labor needs of the market. The Public University Scholarships Program is one component of the U.S.-Egypt Higher Education Initiative.


  • Studying in excellence programs at universities: Cairo, Ain Shams, Assuit, Mansoura, and Alexandria.
  • Studying in the fields that are crucial in building the future economy of Egypt (Engineering, Commerce, Science, Information Technology, Agriculture, Mass Communication and Economics).
  • Costs covered by the scholarship: (tuition fees, books, laptop, enhancement courses on basic skills, accommodation, and transportation).
  • 65% of the students will study a semester abroad in the United States.
  • Summer training sessions and community projects.
  • Intensive English courses, leadership skills, and entrepreneurship.
  • The program qualifies students to gain the practical experience needed for the job market.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Commerce
  • Industrial Microbiology
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Computer and Media
  • Agriculture
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Mass Communication
  • Biotechnology
  • Economics

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

It Depends on the selected specialization.

The final results of the students who were selected for the scholarship will be announced in early September by telephone text or telephone call.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Egyptian students who graduated from public schools with a score of 85% or more in their third year of Thanwya Amma and who have been nominated through the Tansik office of the faculties and universities listed before. The scholarship is also for students with special needs.
  • Egyptian young men and women enrolled in Thanaweyya Amma for the year 2018/2019 in governmental and Experimental schools.
  • Participated in community activities.
  • Includes scholarships specifically for disabled applicants.
  • Ain Shams University: Faculties (Engineering), (Computer Science), (Commerce).
  • Alexandria University: Faculties of Science (Industrial Microbiology and Applied Chemistry, Computer and Media), ( Agriculture), and (Commerce; exclusively for visually impaired students).
  • Assuit University: Faculties (Engineering), (Computer Science), (Science: Industrial Chemistry).
  • Cairo University: Faculties (Engineering, Economics, Mass Communication).
  • Mansoura University: Faculties (Engineering), (Computer Science), (Science: Biotechnology).

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • Tuition fees and ongoing academic support.
  • Housing and Meals for on-campus students.
  • Intensive English course and study skills program.
  • Leadership, character building, and business development training.
  • Mentoring and networking activities.
  • Internship and summer training in the field of study.
  • Summer community development project.
  • Semester or summer abroad for selected students.
  • Job search and placement support after graduation.

How to Apply

First Step: Fill the Online application.

Second Step: You should be prepared with the following documents ready to attach:

  • Tansiq Nomination letter.
  • Certificates of 3rd-year secondary school.
  • Parental consent letter.
  • Student record issued from school student affairs in case of warnings or suspension.
  • Brief of extra-curricular activities.
  • National ID.
  • Parents’ financial statement (Bank statement – Electricity bill).

Note that incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration, so kindly make sure you complete your application before submitting.

For more information contact 01067111480, Sun – Thu from (10:00 AM – 6:00 PM)

For disabled students please contact 01011158388

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This Scholarship Published by:
Amina Hamed / Egypt

Reviewed by “ Hanine Aymen / Egypt
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MARJ3 Scholarships team