Sawiris Foundation Scholarship for Egyptians
Type: Bachelor's (Undergraduate)
Who: Egyptian students interested in Arts
What: tuition fees, learning materials, living allowance, travel expenses and health insurance.
Where: Worldwide universities
Program Length: one year
Deadline to Apply: 15 May 2021
Destination Countries: All Countries
Academic Subject(s): Arts and Architecture
The Sawiris Foundation for Social Development is announcing the Sawiris Arts and Culture Scholarship (SACS), a full scholarship for future artists and professionals seeking a quality education (bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, residency and apprenticeships) to enrich their talents in the fields of arts and culture. The scholarship covers tuition fees for an art program in universities worldwide, and learning materials, living allowance, travel expenses and health insurance.
The scholarship program targets highly motivated, talented and socially engaged applicants who are aware of the important role art plays in a flourishing and developing society. It aims to foster the talents of artists who in return will enrich their country and society with their acquired knowledge in their designated fields.
Deadline: May 15, 2021
Be an Egyptian national residing in Egypt (preference will not be given to dual nationality holders).
Hold an unconditional offer of admission to one of the approved universities in your targeted field for bachelor’s or master’s degree. Music students should have obtained a Level 5 in the Trinity College London examination or in the Royal Schools of Music (both available in Egypt).
Have not lived abroad for more than three years.
Commit to return to Egypt and work in the field of study for two to three years directly after the successful completion of the degree.
The scholarships are awarded based on financial need as well as merit and character, demonstrated through academic excellence, extracurricular activities, and social behavior.
How to apply:
Receive your admission letter alongside expected program tuition fees from one of the approved universities in one of the previously mentioned fields.
Submit the SACS application with the required documents. The scholarship application form, including a list of all required documents, can be downloaded from the SACS webpage.
Send your application to Sawiris Foundation through email on [email protected] and mention in the subject line “[Final Application_ your full name].
Please ensure all required documents are in order before submitting your application.
Please compile your application and all supporting documents in one PDF file.
A portfolio can be submitted in a separate file.
Hard copies can also be sent to the Sawaris Foundation’s office (optional): 10, El-Diwan Street, Garden City, Cairo, Egypt. Addressed to: The Education and Scholarships Department.