The African Graduate Fellowship

The Office of Graduate Student Services at The American University in Cairo (AUC)  has announced the opening of the African Graduate Fellowship for Fall semester 2017, open to all African (non-Egyptian) nationals in any field of graduate study available at AUC! 


The fellowship offers full coverage of tuition fees, a monthly stipend, student services and activities fee, a housing allowance for non-residents of Cairo or residence at the University dorms, and medical coverage and health insurance fees. The award is valid for two years. Graduate applications need to be submitted to a graduate program at AUC  FIRST, and THEN, submission of the fellowship application comes as a second  step. 
The deadline to apply to AUC is February 1, 2017. The deadline to apply to the fellowship is February 15, 2017.

Fellowships start Fall semester 2017. The language of instruction at AUC is English. 

To apply, please follow the instructions and information below. For any inquiries, please contact or 

-        Program Description: For a complete list of our available graduate programs, and to know more information about your program of interest and its offered courses, please choose "Programs" from the following link and then, choose the name of the program(s) you’re interested in.


-        Admission Requirements Please access the requirements and documents needed to apply to an AUC graduate degree here, including the required and mandatory cut-off International TOEFL or IELTS English scores here


-        How to Apply: To access the online graduate application, please visit Please note that applicants to the African fellowship are waived from paying the $75 application fee.


-       AUC Graduate Application Deadline: The upcoming deadline to apply for an AUC graduate program for Fall 2017 is February 1, 2017 (priority deadline).


-        The African Fellowship: The African fellowship award and details are here


-       Fellowship Deadline: The deadline to submit the online fellowship application to the African fellowship is February 15, 2017


-      Fellowship application submission: Fellowship applications are filled in and submitted online before the deadline of fellowship through our banner system at
Instructions for submission of the fellowship application are here