Yousriya Loza-Sawiris 2024 Scholarship for Studies in USA [Fully Funded]
Are you aspiring to pursue a Master’s degree in Development Practice at a prestigious global university? Are you enthusiastic about personal growth and acquiring new skills? If studying in the USA is your goal, consider applying for the Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship, which offers an excellent opportunity to make your dream a reality.
The Newton Education Services administers the Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship on behalf of the Sawiris Foundation for Social Development. The primary objective of this scholarship is to provide educational support to accomplished students, aiding them in their academic journey.
The Sawiris Foundation for Social Development is a renowned philanthropic organization founded by the Sawiris family in Egypt. Since its establishment, the foundation has been dedicated to driving positive change and fostering social development across various sectors. Through its strategic initiatives, the foundation focuses on improving education, supporting scientific research, enhancing healthcare services, and promoting social welfare. By investing in these vital areas, the Sawiris Foundation has made a significant impact on the lives of individuals and communities, contributing to the sustainable development and betterment of Egyptian society as a whole.
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Scholarship Sponsor(s): Sawiris Foundation
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
Scholarship Level: Postgraduate (Masters)
Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for the Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship:
- 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 national 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 graduate program start. Minimum required scores: 100 ( TOEFL internet – based, minimum 22 on each section), or 7 (IELTS, minimum 7 on each section).
Benefits for the Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship:
- Full tuition
- Living expenses
- Travel and health insurance
Application Procedures for the Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship (How to Apply):
Applicants interested in the Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship must complete an online application and submit the required documents before the specified deadline. The necessary documents include:
- Completed application form along with a personal statement
- Copy of a valid passport ID page
- Copy of the National ID
- Copy of the National ID of the guarantor (the individual who will sign the contract with the accepted student, typically a family member like father, mother, sister, or brother, responsible for ensuring the student meets their commitments)
- Updated resume
- Transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) courses
- TOEFL/IELTS score (English language proficiency test)
- Two letters of recommendation
- One personal photo
- HR letter from current employer, including salary/salary slip, or a bank statement if currently unemployed.
These documents are essential for the scholarship application process. Make sure to submit them within the specified timeframe to be considered for the scholarship opportunity.
Application Deadline: October 12, 2023
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