Yousria–Loza Sawiris Scholarship Programme 2016/2017 for Egyptians to study in Egypt

Application Deadline: November 1st 2015

 The Sawiris Foundation for Social Development (SFSD) is proud to launch its new fully funded “Yousria – Loza Sawiris Scholarship Programme” for candidates seeking to earn a Masters of Development Practice (MDP) from the Humber H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, USA.
  • 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 -While no specific experience or academic track is required, students with a strong liberal arts education background and sound quantitative and analytical skills will be best prepared for academic success at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs
  • 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.

Scholarship Worth:

  • This fully funded scholarship will cover full tuition, living expenses, travel and health insurance.

How to Apply:

Interested Candidates must submit two separate applications to the Sawiris Foundation and to the Humphrey school by their respective deadlines:

For the Scholarship application and guidelines:
Deadline for submitting your complete scholarship package to Newton Education Services: 1st Nov. 2015

For Academic Application:

Deadline for submitting your complete application package to the Humphrey school:
15th Dec., 2015

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Yousria–Loza Sawiris Scholarship Programme 



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