The Citadel Capital Scholarship Foundation is offering scholarship for talented and promising young Egyptian men and women to pursue master degree abroad in all fields of study. The Citadel Scholarship funds under two schemes: the full scholarship covering tuition and living expenses and the partial scholarship covering tuition only. The ceiling for tuition fees is 50,000 USD per annum. Students must be an Egyptian national and residing in Egypt. Applicant must have a minimum of two years of work experience post-graduation. The application deadline is January 15th to April 30th of every year.
Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded in all fields of study.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing master degree.
Scholarship Provider: The Citadel Capital Scholarship Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Abroad
Eligibility: Applicant must be under the age of 35.
-Must be an Egyptian national and residing in Egypt.
-Applicant must have a minimum of two years of work experience post-graduation.
-Is planning to pursue his/her studies at one of the top universities in their discipline of choice.
-Must have been accepted at the university and program of interest. Applicant must submit an unconditional acceptance letter (with the exception of a funding condition).
-Excellent command of language of study Good command of the English language.
-Involvement with activities in civic, public or international affairs (NGOs, volunteer work, etc) will be an asset.
-Must have a genuine financial need.
-Not a beneficiary of any other partial scholarship or grants (with exception to waivers from the university of choice itself).
-Upon completion of program, graduates must be committed to return to work in Egypt for a minimum of 2 years.
-Military service status must be clear (for males).
Scholarship Open for International Students: Students of Egypt can apply for this Citadel Capital Scholarship.
Scholarship Description: We are now accepting applications for the fall semester intake of the 2015/2016 academic year. Eligibility criteria and application procedures are all explained in the website. CCSF is only funding Master’s level degrees at the moment. The Citadel Capital Scholarship Foundation was created in 2007, out of a strong will to contribute to national development through creating high caliber professionals to help enhance Egypt’s growth in all sectors. The Foundation is funded by an endowment from Citadel Capital to grant academic scholarships for talented and promising young Egyptian men and women to pursue master degrees abroad in all fields of study. Citadel Capital is a leading Egyptian private equity firm established by a team of professionals with extensive experience in investment banking and capital markets, operating in Egypt, North Africa and the Middle East. Over the past three years, Citadel Capital has executed some of the most compelling and successful private equity transactions in Egypt and the region, building a strong track record and an outstanding investor base, raising and investing over ten billion US dollars.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): Not Known
What does it cover? The Citadel Scholarship funds under two schemes: the full scholarship covering tuition and living expenses and the partial scholarship covering tuition only. The ceiling for tuition fees is 50,000 USD per annum.
Selection criteria: This decision is decided based on the quality of the application, financial condition of the applicant and is ultimately assessed by the evaluating committee.
Notification: First shortlisting completed on May / June and Semi-finalists contacted for personal interviews. Interviews will be conducted until mid-June.
How to Apply: The application form is only accepted by postal mail. The main condition to apply for a Citadel scholarship is to be accepted at the university of choice. High ranking universities are always preferred. Information on university rankings can be obtained through the internet; we do not consult one particular ranking system. A valid official acceptance letter from the university is required for the application to be processed. Conditional acceptance letters are acceptable if they are solely on condition of financing. Acceptance letters with language conditions will not be accepted.
The applications should include:-
-The Citadel Capital Scholarship application form
-Copy of letter of acceptance to University of choice
-Copy of (completed) application form submitted to university of choice
-An updated C.V.
-Two reference letters (academic and professional)
-Military Certificate (for males)
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is January 15th to April 30th of every year.
Visit this site for more details: http://www.citadelscholarships.org/index.html