Orascom Construction Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program 2023/2024 for Egyptians to Study in USA (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: July 31st, 2023

The Onsi Sawiris Scholarship is a private merit-based scholarship program established in 2000 by Orascom Construction as part of the company’s commitment to promoting excellence and achievement. Orascom Construction launched the Onsi Sawiris Program to invest company resources in educational programs to improve the communities in which it operates.

This program is a precedent in Egypt for private sector involvement in educational programs on a sustainable basis. The aim of which is to facilitate the academic development and character building of young Egyptians giving them the tools to develop their careers hence benefiting their communities in which they live. 

Since 2000, the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program has financed the educational dreams of 93 extraordinary students. Through the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship program, Orascom Construction provides full tuition scholarships for Egyptian students seeking to pursue their Degrees at prestigious universities in the United States with the aim of bolstering Egypt’s economic competitiveness.


  • The Onsi Sawiris Scholarships are awarded based on merit, need and character as demonstrated through academic excellence, extracurricular activities, and entrepreneurial initiative. The scholarships include full tuition, living allowance, travel and health insurance

Schedule of Events

· July 31st, 2023: Deadline for submitting online applications with all supporting documents .
· August / September, 2023: Selection of semi-finalists and personal interviews at Orascom Construction.
· September, 2023: Notification of the nominated applicants.
· October, 2023: Program orientation for nominated recipients.
· October 2023-April/May 2024: University applications and placement process.
· July 2024: Award Ceremony at Orascom Construction.
· July 2024: Pre-departure orientation and travel arrangements.
· August – September 2024: Departure of awarded recipients to the United States.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Orascom Construction Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program 2023/2024


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