31 August 2019. (11:59 pm)
The deadline is extended



(Fully Funded)


The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) – Center of Excellence for Energy Scholarship

The Center of Excellence for Energy was established by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with the support of the American people through the U.S. Agency for International Development.

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The USAID-funded Center of Excellence for Energy (COE-Energy) implemented by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in cooperation with Ain Shams University, Aswan University, and Mansoura University is pleased to announce the first round of the COE-Energy Academic Scholarship in Energy and Renewable Energy.

The objective of the COE-Energy scholarship is to increase the availability of qualified graduates in the field of Energy and Renewable Energy while supporting equal opportunities among scholarship beneficiaries.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Energy and Renewable Energy

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

4 years.

  • The COE-Energy scholarship funded by USAID provides funding for students attending the four-year Energy and Renewable Energy Credit Hour Program at Ain Shams University.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Egyptian Nationality
  • Undergraduate students must be eligible for registration in the Energy and Renewable Energy Engineering Program at Ain Shams University. Eligible applicants from public Egyptian Faculties of Engineering are welcome to apply. Priority is given to applicants from the Center of Excellence in Energy (COE-Energy) partner universities (Aswan and Mansoura Universities).
  • Applicants must be graduates of Egyptian public or experimental schools.
  • Applicants must score a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the Faculty of Engineering Freshman Academic Year 2018/2019. Priority will be given to applicants with higher GPAs.
  • Undergraduate students must have a valid TOEFL/ITP, TOEFL/IBT, or IELTS score with a minimum of:
    • 500 in ITP, or
    • 60 in IBT, or
    • 5 in IELTS
  • Applications must be submitted by 11:59 pm, August 14, 2019. No applications will be accepted beyond this date.
  • Submission of the complete package is necessary, including the motivation letter with the online application; otherwise, the student’s application will be considered incomplete and disqualified.
  • The project strongly encourages the participation of women, persons with disabilities, and applicants with socio-economic disadvantages who meet the academic/professional eligibility criteria and stand out in the selection process for participation.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • The Center of Excellence for Energy scholarship covers full tuition for Four-year of Energy and Renewable Energy Engineering Program at Ain Shams University.

How to Apply

First Step: Fill the application here.

Second Step: Fill all required fields and submit all documents.

Required Documents:

  • A copy of the National ID
  • A copy of the transcript of the freshman 2018/2019 academic year
  • A copy of the Thanaweya Amma Transcript/Certificate
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • A copy of the TOEFL/ITP, TOEFL/IBT, or IELTS score certificate (minimum of 500 in ITP, 60 in IBT, or 5 in IELTS)
  • Extracurricular activities certificate(s) for the 2018/2019 freshman year
  • A Recommendation Letter
  • A Motivation Letter (Motivation Letter: Instructions and Sample)
  • Financial Aid supporting documents provided by the applicant’s university (if applicable).
  • Disability supporting documents (medical supporting documents, if applicable)

The applicant will be evaluated based on their academic performance, language proficiency and the score they obtained on their motivation letter and presentation provided by an evaluation panel. Technical specifications for the motivation letter with sample are attached.

Third Step: Press “Submit”

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Know more about this opportunity:

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This Scholarship Published by:
Maria Medhat / Egypt

Reviewed by “ Rahaf Elkhodary / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team