Deadline:

Thursday, October 17 2019 at 5pm Cairo time for scholarship.

15 December 2019 for university

Location:

United States.

(Fully funded)

Description

Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship

The Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship Program is a fully funded, full time program for students seeking to earn a Master’s Degree in Development Practice (MDP) from the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, USA.

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The Sawiris Foundation for Social Development is proud to launch the fifth round of the fully funded Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship Program for candidates seeking the degree of Masters of Development Practice (MDP) from the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, USA.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Development Practice (MDP).

Program Requirements

  • Completion of a 50-credit academic master’s program in two academic years
  • Completion of an 8-10 week mid-program summer field experience
  • Employment in the development sector in Egypt following graduation for no less than two consecutive years

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT

Program Period

2 Years

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Egyptian national
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a well reputed academic institution in a related field of study
  • Satisfy the entry requirements into the academic MDP program
  • Demonstrate excellent professional and academic track record
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills (extracurricular activities/community work/entrepreneurial initiative)
  • Demonstrate inability to finance studies from own resources
  • Previous coursework in mathematics, statistics, and economics is recommended
  • English language proficiency is required. Valid TOEFL or IELTS exam scores with a minimum of 600 (paper-based), 250 (computer-based), 100 (internet-based, minimum 22 on each section) on the TOEFL, or 7 for the IELTS.
  • A valid Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score is required. No specific score is required, however, Fall 2015 admitted students tested within average GRE Verbal Reasoning Percentile: 68% and average GRE Quantitative Reasoning Percentile: 54%

Opportunity Cost

(Fully funded)

The scholarship will cover:

  • full tuition
  • living expenses
  • travel and health insurance.

How to Apply

First step: Required Documents

  • Completed application form including the personal statement
  • Copy of valid passport ID page
  • Updated resume
  • All undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) transcripts
  • TOEFL/IELTS score
  • GRE score
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • One personal photo
  • HR letter from current employer including salary/salary slip or a bank statement in case of unemployment.

second step:

scholarship application form click Here.

Third step:

Academic application to be submitted to the Humphrey School. For information about the Humphrey application package please click Here

Note: Please note that the Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship candidates must apply to, and be accepted at, the Masters of Development Practice (MDP) program at the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, USA, independently from this scholarship application. Being shortlisted for the Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship does not guarantee acceptance at the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Ehab Emad/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Nada Ahmed/ Egypt

& Eman Fadel Ali / Egypt “
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team