Do you intend to earn a Masters in Development Practice from one of the top ten universities in the world? Are you passionate about self-development and skills acquisition? Do you want to study in the USA? Then apply for the Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship to study in the USA in 2022.
The scholarship is administered by Newton Education Services on behalf of the Sawiris Foundation for Social Development and is aimed at supporting the educational advancement of successful students.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Sawiris Foundation for Social Development
Scholarship Type: Full Funding
Host Institution(s): Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
Scholarship Worth: See Scholarship benefits
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: Postgraduate (Masters)
Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship | Eligibility Criteria
To be considered for the Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship 2022, applicants are to meet the following criteria:
- 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.
- Egyptian nationals residing in Egypt (preference will not be given to dual nationality holders).
- 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 the graduate program start. Minimum required scores: 100 ( TOEFL internet-based, minimum 22 on each section), or 7 (IELTS, minimum 7 on each section).
- Full tuition
- Living expenses
- Travel and health insurance
How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship are to complete an online application and provide the necessary documents by the application deadline.
- Completed application form including the personal statement
- Copy of valid passport ID page
- Copy of the National ID
- Copy of the National ID of the guarantor (the guarantor is the person who signs the contract with the accepted student. This person could be his/her father, mother, sister, or brother. The guarantor’s role is to ensure that the student is fulfilling his/her commitments.)
- Updated resume
- All undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) transcripts
- TOEFL/IELTS 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.
Application Deadline: October 13, 2022