2015 Al Alfi Foundation Sustainable Development Fellowship in Egypt

Applications are ongoing for the 2015 Al Alfi Foundation Sustainable Development Fellowship in Egypt. Al Alfi Foundation Sustainable Development Fellowship is jointly offered by the Al Alfi Foundation and AUC, represented by the Center for Sustainable Development. The program is designed to identify and prepare future leaders who are Egyptian nationals and who have strong knowledge and skills in science, engineering, business, policy and social sciences. 

Fellowship applicants must possess professional experience and exceptional skills, as well as an outstanding passion for sustainable development. The program enables qualified Egyptian applicants to the Master in Science in sustainable development to receive a waiver of tuition fees. Five candidates will be accepted into the program. 

The long-term objective of the program is to develop a new cadre of entrepreneurial leaders who are capable of filling critical positions in industry, public sector and civil-society organizations in Egypt, and who can successfully integrate technical, business and social skills to contribute to comprehensive sustainable development in Egypt and beyond.

Fellowship is awarded for master in science in sustainable development and available for pursuing master programme at the American University in Cairo.


Applicants must:

    • Be Egyptian citizens
    • Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. Candidates must also have a background in science, engineering, policy, business or social sciences.
    • Possess a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent of gayed gidan (very good).
    • Be admitted into the master’s program in sustainable development.

Scholarship Value

The fellowship covers the listed below and only five candidates will be accepted into the program.

    • A full or partial waiver of tuition fees
    • Student services and activities
    • Cost of books

They are awarded to the most outstanding candidates who are able to complete the program in the shortest amount of time.

Application Procedure and Deadline

Step 1: Download and submit the AUC graduate application form
Step 2: Submit the online fellowship application form 
The deadline for applications is June 15, 2015.

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