Are you interested in pursuing a Master’s degree in Development Practice from one of the world’s top ten universities? Do you have a strong passion for personal growth and skill development? Are you considering studying in the USA? If so, we invite you to apply for the Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship, which offers comprehensive funding for your studies.
Administered by Newton Education Services on behalf of the Sawiris Foundation for Social Development, this scholarship is designed to support accomplished students in their educational journey.
Sponsor: Sawiris Foundation
Type: Full Funding Scholarship
Host Institution: Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
Scholarship Value: Refer to Scholarship Benefits
Number of Scholarships: Multiple
Study Level: Postgraduate (Masters)
Eligible Nationality: Egyptian citizens
Eligibility Criteria for Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship 2024:
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for the scholarship:
Possess a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a reputable academic institution in a related field.
Demonstrate at least two years of work experience in the development sector.
Fulfill the entry requirements for the academic MDP program.
Display a strong professional and academic track record.
Scholarships are awarded based on both financial need and merit, as evidenced by academic achievements, extracurricular involvement, and social behavior.
While a specific academic background is not mandatory, students with a solid foundation in liberal arts and robust quantitative and analytical skills will be well-prepared for success at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
Applicants should be Egyptian nationals residing in Egypt (preference is not given to dual nationality holders).
Previous coursework in mathematics, statistics, and economics is recommended.
Proficiency in English is a requirement. A valid TOEFL or IELTS score, taken within two years of the graduate program’s start date, is necessary. Minimum required scores: 100 (TOEFL internet-based, with a minimum of 22 in each section) or 7 (IELTS, with a minimum of 7 in each section).
The scholarship covers:
Full tuition fees
Travel and health insurance
Interested applicants for the Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship should complete an online application and submit the required documents by the specified deadline.
Required documents include:
Completed application form, including a personal statement
Copy of a valid passport ID page
Copy of National ID
Copy of National ID of the guarantor (the person responsible for signing the contract with the accepted student, usually a family member)
Transcripts from both undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) studies
Two letters of recommendation
One personal photograph
HR letter from current employer, including salary information or salary slip, or a bank statement in case of unemployment.
October 12, 2023
Website link: https://newton-prep.com/the-yousriya-loza-sawiris-scholarship/