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University of Minnesota US -Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship for Egyptian Students

University of Minnesota US -Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship for Egyptian Students

University of Minnesota US -Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship for Egyptian Students

Grant Description:

Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship for Egyptian Students-University of Minnesota US is open For Egyptian Students as it were. The grant permits Masters level programm(s) in the field of Development Practice educated at University of Minnesota . The due date of the scholarhip is October 17, 2019

The Sawiris Foundation for Social Development is pleased to dispatch the fifth round of the completely subsidized Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship Program for applicants looking for the level of Masters of Development Practice (MDP) from the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, USA.

Degree Level: Scholarship is for Masters level qualification programms

Accessible Subjects: Masters of Development Practice

Grant Benefits:

Eligible nationalities: Students from Egypt can apply for this scholarship

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant must

  • be ​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
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills (extracurricular activities/community work/entrepreneurial initiative)
  • Demonstrate inability to finance studies from own resources
  • While no specific experience or 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

Language Requirments:

  • 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) on the TOEFL, or 7 for the IELTS.
  • A valid Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score is required. No specific score is required, however, Fall 2015 admitted students tested within average GRE Verbal Reasoning Percentile: 68% and average GRE Quantitative Reasoning Percentile: 54%

Application procedure: Submit application along with

  • the personal statement
  • Copy of valid passport ID page
  • Updated resume
  • All undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) transcripts
  • TOEFL/IELTS score
  • GRE 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

Please note that the Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship candidates must apply to, and be accepted at, the Masters of Development Practice (MDP) program at the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, USA, independently from this scholarship application. Being shortlisted for the Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship does not guarantee acceptance at the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota. For more information, please contact us at  ylss@sawirisfoundation.org

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