Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program (OSSP) is available for scholarships for Egyptian students for the 2017-2018 academic year. Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree at Stanford University or University of Chicago in the United States.
Through the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program (OSSP), OC provides full tuition scholarships for Egyptian students with the aim of bolstering Egypt‘s economic competitiveness.
The Onsi Sawiris Scholarship is a private merit-based scholarship program established in 2000 by Orascom Construction as part of the company’s commitment to promoting excellence and achievement. OC launched the Onsi Sawiris Program in the year 2000 to invest company resources in educational programs to improve the communities in which it operates.
Minimum scores required are TOEFL iBT: 100 or above, GMAT: 650 or above, GRE: 1000 or above (in the Verbal & Quantitative sections) & 4.5/6 or above (in the Analytical section of the exam) or a GRE score: 302 or above on the new GRE test.
Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree at Stanford University or University of Chicago.
Eligible Fields of Study
Scholarships are awarded in fields that will enhance the economic prosperity of Egypt at prestigious universities in the United States. Scholarships are awarded in Engineering, Economics, Political Science, Finance and Management.
Scholarship is applicable for studying in: USA
Value of Award
The Onsi Sawiris Scholarships will be awarded based on character and merit as demonstrated through academic excellence, extracurricular activities, and entrepreneurial initiative. The scholarships include full tuition, a living allowance, travel and health insurance. Scholarship recipients will also be given the option of an internship position within the company.
Applicant Eligibility Criteria
Candidates should meet the above criteria:
- Be planning to start their studies in the U.S.A in the year 2018
- 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
Nationality: Students of Egypt can apply for this scholarship.
University Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must be Egyptian nationals, who are residents of Egypt (preference will not be given to dual nationality applicants)
English language Requirements:
|iBT TOEFL: 100 or above [or equivalent]|
|Minimum SAT I Score|
|Old SAT (before May 2016)||New SAT (after May 2016)|
|Overall: 2100||Overall: 1450|
|Reading: 700||Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: 730|
|Math: 700||Math: 730|
|SAT II in 3 subjects: 600 or above|
How to Apply
To apply it is necessary to submit online scholarship application form. Please submit:
- Application form
- Copy of test scores (SAT I / or SAT II) & IBT TOEFL
- Copy of transcripts
- Copy of graduation certificate or Thanaweyya Amma certificate
- Two recommendation letters
Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 15, 2017.