Egyptian students are currently been invited to hurry and send in their applications for the FULBRIGHT EGYPTIAN STUDENTS SCHOLARSHIP 2018 , This scholarship program is been provided by the U.S to Egyptians to help graduate, students, masters and doctoral students as well to carry out research based programs in the U.S. Hurry and send in your application now!!
ABOUT FULBRIGHT SCHOLARSHIP:
Fulbright scholarship was established in respect of J. William Fulbright, who was born in Missouri in 1905. He was educated at the University of Arkansas and at Oxford University, where, as a Rhodes Scholar, he earned an M.A. degree.
Fulbright was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1944 and served there from 1945 through 1974. In 1949 he became a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and from 1959 to 1974 he was its chairman, the longest serving chairman of that committee in history. Fulbright became one of the most influential and best-known members of the Senate. Today he is best remembered for the legislation establishing the Fulbright Program, which passed without debate in 1946. The first participants traveled in 1948. Since then more than 310,000 “Fulbrighters” have participated in the program.
The Binational Fulbright Commission in Egypt was established in 1949, and is the oldest and largest Fulbright program in the Arab world. It was created through a protocol between the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the U.S. State Department. Governed by eight Directors of its Board, there are four Egyptian and four American Board members. Since 1949 nearly 7,000 scholars have been American Fulbrighters in Egypt or Egyptian Fulbrighters in the United States. The Commission’s mandate is to cultivate mutual understanding through educational exchange. We do so, one Fulbrighter at a time, so that every Fulbrighter is better prepared to pursue what Senator J. William Fulbright called the “essence of intercultural education: empathy, the ability to see the world as others see it, and to allow for the possibility that others may see something we have failed to see….”
FULBRIGHT PROGRAM FOR EGYPTIANS:
The Fulbright scholarship scheme have also designed various scholarship programs for Egyptian students to benefit from, This program have been divided into three categories of Students grants,scholars Grants and Professional program and they are further elaborated below:
Under the student grant program, we have the following Fulbright programs:
Fulbright Egyptian Student Program – Master’s Degree
Fulbright Egyptian Student Program – Visiting Student Researcher
Fulbright Egyptian Student Program – Applied, Fine and Performing Arts
Fulbright Egyptian Student Program – Islamic Studies
Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program
Scholars Grants :
Under the Fulbright scholars program are the following:
Fulbright Egyptian Scholar Program – Post-Doctoral Research Grants
Fulbright Egyptian Scholar Program – Arts Management, Museum and Heritage Studies
Junior Faculty Development Program
Under the Fulbright Professional Program we have the following programs:
Community College Initiative (CCI)
Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program
The Fulbright scholarship[ program s available to students are too numerous to mention, however, it is fair to state that every student have a program suited for him or her i the Fulbright scholarship program, Program have been designed for U.s scholars, Visiting Scholars and Even for U.S institution. To see more on this please see this official page
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FULBRIGHT EGYPTIAN STUDENTS SCHOLARSHIP 2018 :
Fulbright have continuously provided very unique opportunities to Egyptian students to study in The U.S,Grants are been provided often by Fulbright for Egyptian students to pursue their studies at the graduate level in the United state. Egyptians students whom are interested can also apply for the Fulbright scholarship to enable them carry out postgraduate research program at U.S Institutions. The Fulbright scholarship programs is not just for students but Teachers too can benefit from this scholarship program.
LEVEL OF STUDY:
The Fulbright scholarship is for University graduates,Masters and post-doctoral students and also teachers to enable them conduct research in U.S institutions
FIELD OF STUDY:
The Fulbright scholarship is for any field of study chosen by the students
The fulbright scholarship is to be taken in the U.S
Egyptian students are welcome to apply for this program
Fulbright students are to benefit the following on the scholarship:
- Travel allowance
- Other allowances
- Medical insurance
- For master’s degree applicants: tuition and/or university fees
- For Fine & Applied and Performing Arts applicants: $5000 contribution to tuition
to apply for the Fulbright scholarship, candidates are to meet the following Criteria:
- Egyptian citizenship; holders of U.S. green cards and/or passports are ineligible.
- Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of “Good”.
- For non-degree applicants: proof of registered doctoral thesis.
- For Fine, Applied and Performing Arts applicants: proof of participation in at least three post-graduate artistic activities or exhibitions; No TOEFL score required.
- For Minimum Institutional TOEFL score of 550 from AMIDEAST Egypt or any of the below ETS Authorized Distributors and/or ITP Testing Centers
HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP:
The mode of applying is online.
All applications and required supporting documents should be submitted via the online system. If applicants are not able to submit the required supporting documents due to internet limitations, they may submit them directly to the Binational Fulbright Commission in Egypt
SEE OFFICIAL FULBRIGHT EGYPT SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CLICK HERE
Updates on application deadline will be communicated as soon as it is made available please stay tuned for this information.
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