11 May

Applications are currently available for the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship program 2023. We will go through the details of this scholarship, its benefits, and the application process in this article.

International students are invited to apply for the fully funded Onsi Sawiris Scholarship program for 2023/2024 available for both undergraduate and master’s studies. This scholarship includes complete tuition fee, a stipend for living expenses, travel expenses, and health insurance.

  • Program: Undergraduate and Master’s
  • Deadline: July 2023

For the academic year 2023-2024, the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship program is open to Egyptian students interested in pursuing undergraduate or master’s degrees at top US universities. These will be awarded based on academic excellence, entrepreneurial initiative, and extracurricular activities, as well as character and merit. Full tuition fee, a stipend for living expenses, travel allowance, and health insurance are all included in the scholarships. Scholarship recipients will also be offered the opportunity to intern with the company.

In the year 2000, Orascom Construction established the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program to spend business resources in educational programs that would benefit the areas in which it operates. In Egypt, this initiative serves as an example of sustainable private sector participation in educational programs. The goal of which is to assist young Egyptians in their academic development and character development by providing them with the skills to enhance their careers and thus help their communities.

ICT Fund BETHA Program For Emirati Students | How to Apply

Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Universities List

Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program Universities List
  • University of Chicago
  • Stanford University
  • Harvard University
  • University of Pennsylvania

Candidates who have not lived, studied, or worked abroad for an extended period of time will be given preference. Only the University of Chicago, Stanford University, Harvard University, and the University of Pennsylvania are eligible for the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program.

Onsi Sawiris Scholarship 2023 Benefits

The following are the benefits of receiving the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship: 

  • full tuition fees
  • living allowance
  • travel allowance
  • health insurance

Courses offered include:

  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • Management

Qatar Airways National Scholarship Program | How to Apply

Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Requirements

Candidates must meet all of the following requirements to be considered for the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship 2023:

Undergraduate Scholarship:

  • Be Egyptian citizens or Egyptian residents (preference will not be given to dual nationality applicants).
  • Plan to begin your studies in the United States in 2023.
  • Be committed to returning to Egypt for two years immediately following the completion of your bachelor’s degree.
  • Have not spent more than three years in another country.
  • GPA 3.5 / 90 percent in Thanaweyya Amma certification (secondary year) or similar certificates iBT TOEFL: 100 or above
  • Minimum SAT I Score:
    • Old SAT (before May 2016): Overall: 2100 Reading: 700 Math: 700 Writing: 700
    • New SAT (after May 2016): Overall: 1450 Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: 730 Math: 730
  • or SAT II in 3 subjects: 600 or above.
  • Be involved in extracurricular activities.

Note: Candidates who have not lived, worked, or studied abroad for an extended period of time will be given preference. Only the following universities are eligible for the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program:

  • Stanford University
  • University of Chicago
  • Harvard University
  • University of Pennsylvania

Nomination for the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program does not guarantee admission into any university. Applicants will receive assistance in applying to these institutions. If you are recommended for the scholarship, the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program will be granted to you once you have been accepted to university.

Graduate Scholarship:

  • Be Egyptian citizens or Egyptian residents (preference will be given to non-holders of dual nationality).
  • You intend to pursue a master’s degree in Business Administration or Engineering at one of the best universities in the United States.
  • Have not spent more than three years in another country.
  • Be dedicated to returning to Egypt after completing your bachelor’s degree for two years.
  • A minimum of three years of work experience is required.
  • Have participated in or are presently participating in extracurricular activities.
  • TOEFL: iBT = 100 or above.
  • GPA : 3.5 / Very Good or above (Overall grade).
  • MBA – GMAT: 650 or above (taken within 5 years).
  • New GRE scores: Minimum acceptable
    • Overall: 302
    • Analytical Writing: 4.5
  • GRE scores from the past are no longer accepted.
  • Engineering, Business Administration, and Construction Management are the eligible fields of study.

Note:

  • Candidates with a Master’s degree from a foreign university or an Egyptian Master’s degree in the same field as the position they are looking for will be disqualified.
  • Candidates having a Master’s degree from Egypt in a technical discipline other than the one for which they are applying will be considered.
  • Candidates who have not lived, worked, or studied abroad for an extended period of time will be given preference.
  • Nomination for the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program does not guarantee entrance to a university. Applicants will only be assisted in applying to the universities listed below. If you are recommended for the scholarship, the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program will grant you once you have been accepted to university.
  • Only the universities on the list of endorsed universities are eligible for the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program.

Schwarzman Scholars Program | How to Apply

How to Apply for Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program

How can I apply for the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship program? To apply for the Onsi Sawiris scholarship 2023, please follow the instructions below:

Undergraduate Scholarship

  • From this page, you can register for an account on the Amideast website.
  • Complete all personal information.
  • Fill up all of your educational information.
  • On the Statement of Purpose section, answer the following two questions:
    1. How would you be able to attain success on these multiple levels by attending the university that you intend to apply to, taking into account personal, local, and national problems as they pertain to your future? To discuss, write a 500-word essay. Please remember that the essay is an important component of your application.
    2. What are your areas of interest? How have you gone about following your dreams throughout your life? Your essay should be 350 words long typed. Please remember that the essay is an important component of your application.
  • Please upload the following files to the attachments section:
    • Application form
    • Official Transcripts
    • Résumé
    • Copy of graduation certificate or Thanaweyya Amma certificate (if available)
    • Copy of test scores (SAT I / or SAT II) & IBT TOEFL
    • Two recommendation letters.
  • Submit your application.

Graduate Scholarship

To apply for the Onsi Sawiris Masters Scholarships in USA 2023, please follow the instructions below:

  • Fill out the Application form.
  • Upload the following required Documents:
    • Résumé.
    • Copy of graduation certificate.
    • Official transcripts.
    • Copy of TOEFL – iBT / GRE or GMAT test scores.
    • Two recommendation letters.
    • For questions about the scholarship, send an email to [email protected] or call 19263.

Onsi Sawiris Scholarship FAQs

What is Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program?

The Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program is a fully sponsored undergraduate and graduate scholarship program.

The Onsi Sawiris Scholarships will be awarded primarily on the basis of character and merit as evidenced by academic success, extracurricular activities, and innovative entrepreneurial spirit.

What does the Onsi Sawiris Undergraduate Scholarship Program cover?

The Onsi Sawiris Undergraduate Scholarship Program covers the following:
  
Full tuition fees
Travel expenses
Monthly living allowance
Books & computer
Health Insurance among other benefits.

Who is eligible to apply to the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Undergraduate program?

Egyptian residents who live in Egypt are eligible for the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Undergraduate program.

How do I apply for the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship program?

To apply for the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship program, applicants should download and submit the relevant application forms and documents before the deadline.

What are the approved universities included in the Scholarship Program?

Only the universities listed below are eligible for the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program:

Stanford University
University of Chicago
Harvard University
University of Pennsylvania

When is the deadline for the submission of applications?

The Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program deadline for submitting scholarship applications and other supporting documents is July 31, 2023.

What are the tests and minimum test scores required for the Undergraduate scholarship program?

GPA 3.5 / 90% in Thanaweyya Amma certification (Secondary year) or equivalent certificates.
TOEFL iBT ®: 100 or above (taken within 2 years).
Minimum SAT I Score: 1450 (Taken within 2 years).
SAT II in 3 subjects: 600 or above (taken within 2 years).

Visit the official website to learn more about the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program 2023/2024.

Leave A Comment