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Eligibility Requirements

GPA 3.5 / 90% in Thanaweyya Amma certification (Secondary year) or equivalent certificates
TOEFL iBT: 100 or above [or equivalent]
Minimum SAT I Score: 1450
SAT II in 3 subjects: 600 or above (Highly recommended)
Extracurricular Activities
Fields of Study:
Engineering, Economics, Political Science, Finance and Management.

Candidates should:

  • Meet the above criteria
  • Be planning to start their studies in the U.S.A in the year 2021-2022
  • Be Egyptian nationals, who are residents of Egypt (preference will not be given to dual nationality applicants)
  • Have not lived more than 3 years abroad
  • Be committed to coming back to Egypt for two years directly after the successful completion of their bachelor's degree

Important notes:

  • Preference will be given to candidates who have not lived, worked, or studied abroad for a significant period of time.

  • The Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program is only granted to the list of endorsed universities provided in the "Approved Universities" section of the application.

  • Selection as a nominee for the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program does not guarantee university acceptance. Applicants will be supported in applying for these universities. If nominated for the scholarship; the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program award will be made once university acceptance is obtained.

Please submit:

  • Application form
  • Resume
  • Copy of test scores (SAT I / or SAT II) & TOEFL iBT
  • Copy of transcripts
  • Copy of graduation certificate or Thanaweyya Amma certificate (if available)
  • Two recommendation letters

For Inquiries, please contact us at:

E-Mail:OSSP@amideast.org