Fellowships for Refugees for Graduate Study at AUC

Fellowships for Refugees for Graduate Study at AUC
Degree Type: Fellowship
Country of scholarship: Egypt
Country of Citizenship: refugee

Fellowships for Refugees for Graduate Study at AUC

The American University in Cairo offers fellowships for refugees who are bright, highly motivated individuals interested in pursuing a master’s degree at AUC. The fellowships support full-time study (nine credits or as required by the programme) in any of the graduate programmes offered at AUC.

Deadline: May 7 for the fall semester, October 26 for the spring semester.


  • Refugee status.
  • Financial need.
  • For new graduate degree-seeking students: satisfy AUC graduate admissions requirements.
  • For continuing students: to retain the fellowship, the recipient must maintain a GPA of 3.2.


Maximum duration of five semesters and one intervening summer session, with a review every semester for satisfactory academic performance. For the Counseling Psychology graduate program, the duration may be extended to a maximum of seven semesters.


The fellowship covers:

  • Tuition fees, for a maximum of nine credits per semester.
  • A stipend.
  • Housing allowance or accommodation at the University residences based on need.
  • Student services and activities fees.
  • Medical service and health insurance fees.
  • May cover remedial English language requirements.

Responsibilities of Fellows

  • Fellows are assigned 12 hours per week of related academic work.
  • Students must maintain full-time status.
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.2.
  • A mandatory training for teaching assistants must be completed if the fellow is involved in teaching assistantship duties. For more information about teaching assistantships, click here.

How to Apply

  1. Check how to apply to the Graduate School of the American University in Cairo and submit the online application.
  2. Submit the online fellowship application.


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