Onsi Sawiris Scholarships Bachelor Degree 2024

Onsi Sawiris Scholarships Bachelor Degree 2024
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مقدمة عن المنحة:

Are you dreaming of pursuing an undergraduate degree from prestigious universities like Harvard University, Stanford University, University of Chicago, or University of Pennsylvania? The Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program is here to help you turn that dream into reality. This private merit-based scholarship program was established in 2000 by Orascom Construction, as part of their commitment to promoting excellence and achievement, with the aim of enhancing Egypt's economic competitiveness.

The history of Orascom Construction traces back to 1950 when Eng. Onsi Sawiris founded a construction company in Upper Egypt. Over the years, the company grew into one of Egypt's largest general contractors, but it was later nationalized in 1961 under President Nasser. Not deterred, Eng. Sawiris continued his construction career in Libya, only to return to Egypt in 1976 and establish Orascom as a general contracting and trading company. Through partnerships with international companies, Eng. Sawiris built Orascom into a leading private sector contractor in Egypt.

Driven by the vision to promote excellence and achievement, Orascom launched the Onsi Sawiris Program in 2000 to invest in educational initiatives that benefit the communities they work in. The Onsi Sawiris Scholarship program provides full tuition scholarships to Egyptian undergraduate students aiming to pursue their Bachelor's degrees in fields that will contribute to Egypt's economic prosperity. And the best part? These scholarships cover full tuition, living allowances, travel and health insurance, making it a fully paid opportunity.

The selection process for the Onsi Sawiris Scholarships is based on character and merit, which will be demonstrated through academic excellence, participation in extracurricular activities, and entrepreneurial initiatives. Along with the scholarship benefits, recipients will also have the exciting opportunity to intern within the company.

So, if you have big dreams of attending some of the top universities in the United States, the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program is here to support you on your educational journey and empower you to make a positive impact on Egypt's future economic landscape.

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تفاصيل المنحة:

Degree: Bachelor

Fund: Fully Funded

Place: USA

Countries: Egypt


Benefits:

1- Full Tuition

2- Airfare

3- Living Allowance

4- Books, Computers, Health insurance, and others.

eligibility criteria:

Minimum Requirements for Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program:

  1. Nationality: Applicants must be Egyptian nationals and residents of Egypt. Dual nationality applicants will not be given preference.
  2. Academic Performance: A minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.5 / 90% in Thanaweyya Amma or equivalent high school certificates is required. Students in grade 11 or grade 12 by the application deadline (July 31, 2023) are eligible to apply for the undergraduate scholarship program.
  3. English Proficiency: Proof of English Proficiency is required. The minimum required TOEFL iBT® score is 100 (taken within 2 years).
  4. Standardized Test Scores: Minimum SAT I Score of 1450 or Minimum ACT Score of 32, both taken within 2 years, are necessary.
  5. Extracurricular Activities: Applicants should have a record of participation in extracurricular activities.
  6. Year of Study: Applicants must be planning to begin their studies in the U.S. in the year 2024.
  7. Duration Abroad: Preference is given to candidates who have not lived more than 2 years abroad. Applicants who have not resided outside of Egypt will be prioritized.
  8. Commitment: Applicants must commit to returning to Egypt for two years immediately after completing their bachelor's degree.

Important Notes:

  • Preference is given to candidates with less than two years of experience living, working, or studying abroad.
  • The Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program is only applicable to the endorsed universities listed above.
  • Being nominated for the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program does not guarantee university acceptance. Nominated students must be prepared to initiate their university applications by October 2023.
  • Nominees will receive support for applying to the endorsed U.S. universities only. The scholarship award will be granted once university acceptance is obtained.
  • Students in grade 11 or grade 12 by the application deadline (July 31, 2023) are eligible to apply for the scholarship, as long as they start their first year of bachelor studies as freshmen in August 2024.

Requirements:

  • Online application form
  • Resume.
  • Copy of test scores (SAT I or ACT) & TOEFL iBT ®, Taken within 2 years.
  • Copy of latest transcripts.
  • Copy of grade 12 certificate or Thanaweyya Amma certificate, if available. (Students completing their grade 11 by the time of application deadline (July 31, 2023) are only required to submit their latest transcripts).
  • Two recommendation letters.
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Deadline
2023-07-31
Fund type
Fully Funded
Type
Bachelor
Country
USA

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