1 February 2020.


Cairo, Egypt.

(Fully Funded)


The American University In Cairo (AUC), Yousef Jameel GAPP Public Leadership Program.

The Yousef Jameel Public Leadership Program will have contributed to creating a cadre of well educated, competent graduates ready to take on the responsibility of affecting change in the Egyptian society. By supporting 300 fellows in 12 cohorts of 25 Egyptian graduate students per year.

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In May 2011, Yousef Jameel, working with the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP), initiated the Yousef Jameel Public Leadership Program, with the overall objective of building the capacity of young competent Egyptian nationals in the areas of public policy and public administration, and preparing them for leadership roles in Egypt after the January 25 Revolution.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Master of Public Policy (MPP)
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • Master of Global Affairs (MGA)
  • Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Master of Arts in International Human Rights Law
  • Master of Law in International and Comparative Law (LLM)
  • Master of Arts in Middle East Studies (MA) ​
  • Master of Arts in Migration and Refugee Studies with concentrations in migration, and in refugee studies (MA)​.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Program two and a half years for studying master’s degrees

 Including an optional semester as a study-abroad. (The fellowship is subject for review every semester).

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Egyptian nationals
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in social sciences (business administration, management, political science, law, etc.), engineering (mechanical, electrical, construction, etc.) or science (pharmacy, medicine, computer science, chemistry, etc.)
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.2 or a rating of gayed geddan.
  • Satisfy AUC graduate admissions requirements, including submission of AUC graduate application, needed documents, and any needed additional exams as per AUC’s graduate admissions requirements
  • Submit an international TOEFL IBT exam score or an IELTS exam score as per the cut-off scores for AUC graduate admissions
  • Minimum of two and a maximum of 12 years of relevant professional work experience after receiving their bachelor’s degree, preferably in public, nonprofit or international development organizations; graduates of 2008- 2018.
  • Financial need.

For more information about the program, contact:, tel 20.2.2615.3350/3466

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

The fellowships covers:

  • Tuition fees
  • Student services and activities fees
  • Remedial English courses
  • Book allowance per semester
  • Monthly stipend
  • Accommodation allowance for non-residents of Cairo
  • Bus transportation fees
  • Study abroad opportunity for one semester according to AUC student exchange policies (travel and living expenses

How to Apply

First Step: Create an account on the website of AUC ( American University in Cairo) If you don’t have one.

Second Step: Apply online for graduate admission (Degree Seeking) with all supporting documents including the English exam results by 1 February, 2020.

Third Step: Take the required English language exam.

  • International TOEFL Exam (IBT) either online at, or at AMIDEAST
    (tel 19263 – 38 Mohie El Din Abou El Ezz Street, Dokki, Giza) or
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) either online, or at the British Council

Fourth Step: Complete and submit the online fellowship application by February 15, 2020.

For more information:click here.

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This Scholarship Published by:
” Esraa Mohammed Hashem / Egypt “

Reviewed by “Rahaf Elkhodary” /Egypt 

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