African Graduate Fellowship, American University in Cairo

African Graduate Fellowship, American University in Cairo

African Graduate Fellowship: The African Graduate Fellowship is a competitive fellowship program for bright, highly motivated African students interested in pursuing a master’s degree at American University in Cairo (AUC).

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Each year, fellowships are offered to nationals of African countries (not including Egyptians) for full-time study in any of the graduate programs offered at AUC.

Scholarship Application Eligibility Criteria:

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  • African nationals.
  • B.A. or B.Sc. degree with grade not less than “Very Good”, an overall GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent.
  • TOEFL with TWE score of at least 550 and 4.5, (580 and 5.0 for ECLT & TEFL) or equivalent.
  • Applicants for the MBA have to submit a recent score on the GMAT and have at least two years of relevant work experience.
  • Applicants for the Economics program and the Economics in International Development program are required to obtain an acceptable score on the GRE.
  • Applicants for the MA in Arabic Studies must submit evidence of proficiency in literary Arabic.


  • Fellowships are awarded for two academic years and the intervening summer session.


    The fellowship covers:

  • A waiver of tuition fees.
  • A monthly stipend of LE 735.
  • If needed, a monthly housing allowance of LE 935.

    No fellowship application form is required to apply to the African Graduate Fellowship.

For further details, and application materials, contact: African Graduate Fellowship