February 16, 2020



(Fully Funded)


Yousef Jameel GAPP Public Leadership Program

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.

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By supporting 300 fellows in 12 cohorts of 25 Egyptian graduate students per year, 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.

A selected number of exceptional candidates are to receive a complete fellowship to pursue a master’s degree in one of the following eight programs at AUC:

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • social sciences (business administration, management, political science, law, and others)
  • engineering (mechanical, electrical, construction, and others)
  • science (pharmacy, medicine, computer science, chemistry, and others)

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Two and a half years.

Students must complete their master’s degrees within a period of two and a half years including an optional semester as a study-abroad. The fellowship is subject for review every semester.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Egyptian nationals
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited university in social sciences (business administration, management, political science, law, and others), engineering (mechanical, electrical, construction, and others) or science (pharmacy, medicine, computer science, chemistry, and others)
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.2 or a rating of gayed geddan
  • ​​​​​​​Satisfy AUC graduate admissions requirements, including an international TOEFL IBT or an IELTS exam score
  • Minimum of two and a maximum of 12 years of relevant professional work experience after receiving their bachelor degree, preferably in public, nonprofit or international development organizations; graduates of 2008 – 2018​​​​​​​

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

The fellowship’s 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).

Second Step:  Apply online for graduate admission by February 1, 2020

Third Step: submit all supporting documents including the English Language exam results; TOEFL IBT ( or IELTS (The British Council

Fourth Step: Complete and submit the online fellowship application By February 16, 2020


It takes three to seven days once you receive your ID to get the online fellowship web application process started.For more information:click here.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Eslam Elfouly/ EGYPT

Reviewed by” Mohamed Karam / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team