2017/18 Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship for Egyptians

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Sawiris Foundation for Social Development is pleased to offer Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship for 2017-2018 academic year. Egyptian nationals ONLY are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

The Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship is a fully-funded program for students seeking to earn a Master’s Degree in Development Practice (MDP) from the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, USA.

The foundation’s main objective is to provide high quality, comprehensive educational and training opportunities that are compatible to changing needs of the students.

In order to be eligible 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), or 7 for the IELTS must be met.

In addition, the following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

  • Be an 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

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

  • Scholarship application to be submitted to Newton Education Services, on behalf of SFSD. For information about how to apply for the scholarship program, please click HERE
    Deadline for submitting your completed scholarship package to Newton Education Services: October 22nd, 2016.
  • Academic application to be submitted to the Humphrey School. For information about the Humphrey application package please click HERE
    Deadline for submitting your completed application package to the Humphrey School: December 15th, 2016.

Deadline for submitting completed scholarship package to Newton Education Services: October 22nd, 2016.

Deadline for submitting completed application package to the Humphrey School: December 15th, 2016.

More information can be accessed here

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