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2021 Gates Scholarship - Fully Funded

Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship in USA – Fully Funded

Fully Funded
Country: USA
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Applications are open for the Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship in USA – Fully Funded. The deadline for the application is 14th October 2021. This scholarship is open for Egyptians only.

Earn a Masters in Development Practice from one of the top ten schools in the world: The Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota. The scholarship is administered by Newton Education Services on behalf of Sawiris Foundation for Social Development.

Apply For: Study for free in the USA- Fully Funded

Benefits of Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship in USA – Fully Funded

  • University tuition
  • Living expenses
  • Health insurance
  • Travel expenses

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Egyptian national residing in Egypt (preference will not be given to dual nationality holders).
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a well reputed academic institution in a related field of study.
  • Demonstrate a minimum of two years of work experience in the field of development.
  • Satisfy the entry requirements into the academic MDP program.
  • Demonstrate excellent professional and academic track record.
  • The scholarships are awarded based on financial need as well as merit and character demonstrated through academic excellence, extracurricular activities, and social behavior.
  • While no specific academic track is required, students with a strong liberal arts education background and sound quantitative and analytical skills will be best prepared for academic success at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
  • Previous coursework in mathematics, statistics, and economics is recommended.
  • English language proficiency is required. Valid TOEFL or IELTS, exam date should be within two years of graduate program start. Minimum required scores: 79 ( TOEFL internet – based, minimum 21 in writing and 19 in reading ), or 6.5 (IELTS, minimum 6.5 in writing and 6.5 in reading).
  • Commitment to work in the development sector in Egypt following graduation from YLSS Program for no less than two (2) consecutive years.
  • Applicants are committed to provide a proof of income.

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Required Documents for Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship in USA – Fully Funded

  • Completed application form including the personal statement.
  • Copy of valid passport ID page.
  • Updated resume.
  • All undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) transcripts.
  • TOEFL/IELTS valid score.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • One personal photo.
  • HR letter from current employer including salary/salary slip or a bank statement in case of unemployment.

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Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline14 October,2021
Open toEgyptians
OrganizerSawiri Foundation
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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