Fully-funded Fellowship at the American University in Cairo for African students in the African Graduate Fellowships 2020/2021

If you are an African student interested in pursuing a masters degree at the American University in Cairo, sign up for the 2020/2021 African Graduate Fellowships. 

Successful applicants will be fully supported on a full-time study period in any of the graduate programs offered at the Institution.

Application Deadline: January 11, 2021. 


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The fellowship provides:

  • Tuition fees, for a maximum of nine credits per semester. 
  • Monthly stipend. 
  • Student services and activities fees. 
  • Health care and medical insurance fees. 
  • A monthly housing allowance for non-residents of Cairo or accommodation in University residences at AUC New Cairo Campus. 


To be eligible for application, Applicants must-

  • Be Non-Egyptian African nationals
  • Be pursuing any discipline in graduate studies. 


  • Fellows selected by the scheme will be tasked with the following responsibilities/expectations:
    • Assigned 12 hours per week of related academic work
    • Must maintain a full-time status
    • Must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.2
    • A teaching assistantship mandatory training must be completed if the fellow is involved in teaching assistantship duties. The training needs to be completed only once. 
  • The scholarship will last for two academic years and the intervening summer session, with a review every semester for satisfactory academic performance.

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About the African Graduate Fellowships

The African Graduate fellowship is a competitive fellowship program for intelligent and highly dedicated African students interested in pursuing a masters degree. 

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

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Key Dates and Order of Program

The deadline for application is January 11th, 2021.

Applicants will be selected on the basis of merit and financial needs. 

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