2016/2017 Onsi Sawiris Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Study in the USA (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: June 15 2015

Do you dream of studying at the undergraduate level at Stanford University or the University of Chicago?

AMIDEAST is now accepting applications for the OSSP scholarship.

Through the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program (OSSP), OC provides full tuition scholarships for Egyptian students, who wish to pursue an undergraduate degree at Stanford University or University of Chicago in the United States.  Undergraduate degrees will be in the fields of Engineering, Economics, Political Science, Finance and Management aiming to boost Egypt’s economic competitiveness.

The Onsi Sawiris Scholarship will be awarded based on character and merit as demonstrated through academic excellence, extracurricular activities and entrepreneurial initiative.  The scholarship will include full tuition, living allowance, travel and health insurance.

The Sawiris Foundation for Social Development reserves the right to reject any application at its sole discretion at any time prior to an official award of the scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria

Successful Candidates should:

  •  Meet the above criteria.
  • Plan to study in the United States in the year 2016.
  • Be Egyptian nationals, who are residing in Egypt (Preference will not be given to Dual nationality applicants).
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have not lived, worked, or studied abroad for a significant period of time.
  • Be committed to coming back to Egypt for two years directly after the successful completion of the degree.

GPA 3.5/90% in Thanaweyya Amma (Secondary year) or equivalent certificates

·         IBT TOEFL: 100 or above

·         SAT I: 2100 or above

Reading: 700

Math: 700

Writing: 700

·         SAT II in 3 subjects: 600 or above

·         Extracurricular Activities

Note: The OSSP undergarduate scholarship is to Stanford University or the University of Chicago only. Selection as a nominee for the OSSP scholarship does not guarantee university acceptance. Applicants will be supported in applying to these universities if nominated for the scholarship; the OSSP scholarship award will be made once university acceptance is obtained.


  • Application form
  • Resume
  • Copy of test scores (SAT I, SAT II & IBT TOEFL)
  • Copy of transcript
  • Copy of graduation certificate or Thanaweyya Amma certificate
  • Copy of extracuricular activities
  • Two recommendation letters

Apply Now for the  Onsi Sawiris Undergraduate Scholarship Program

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Onsi Sawiris Undergraduate Scholarship Program



2 responses to “2016/2017 Onsi Sawiris Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Study in the USA (Fully Funded)”

  1. Mamoud M. Jabbie Avatar
    Mamoud M. Jabbie

    i’m waiting for my Bsc award in Logistics and procurement Management at IAMTECH/N’jala University of Sierra Leone. I want to masters in supply chain management or any related field to support my present office or the intended one. help me with application form and how can i apply.

  2. Sunday Joy Avatar
    Sunday Joy

    I want to ask if this programme is open to Nigerian student too because i am a student of Criminology and security studies in National Open University of Nigeria.And does this scholarship programme covers the above mentioned course either as an undergraduate or masters and if ‘yes’ how can i apply.

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