The Foundation is funded by an endowment from Qalaa Holdings to grant academic scholarships for talented and promising young Egyptian men and women to pursue master degrees abroad in all fields of study. The Qalaa Holdings Scholarship Foundation was created in 2007, out of a strong will to contribute to national development through creating high caliber professionals to help enhance Egypt’s growth in all sectors. The Foundation is funded by an endowment from Qalaa Holdings to grant academic scholarships for talented and promising young Egyptian men and women to pursue master degrees abroad in all fields of study.
The Qalaa Holdings Scholarship Foundation
- up to
- 15 April 2023
• Applicant must be under the age of 35. • Must be an Egyptian national and residing in Egypt. • Applicant must have a minimum of two years of work experience post-graduation. • Is planning to pursue his/her studies at one of the top universities abroad in their discipline of choice. • Must have been accepted at the university and program of interest. • Applicant must submit an unconditional acceptance letter (with the exception of a funding condition). • Excellent command of language of study. Good command of the English language. • Involvement with activities in civic, public or international affairs (NGOs, volunteer work, etc) will be an asset. • Must have a genuine financial need. • QHSF does not fund students who have already begun their programs. • Not a beneficiary of any other partial scholarship or grants (with exception to waivers from the university of choice itself). • Upon completion of program, graduates must be committed to return to work in Egypt for a minimum of 2 years. • Military service status must be clear (for males).
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The QHSF funds under two schemes: the full scholarship covering tuition and living expenses and the partial scholarship covering tuition only. The ceiling for tuition fees is 50,000 USD per annum.
The form is available for download during the period of accepting applications which is from January 15 to April 15 of every year. Since QHSF application package must include an acceptance letter to the university of choice, applicants are encouraged to apply to universities as early as possible (for the following fall semester) to ensure that they obtain their acceptance letters before the QHSF deadline. As soon as the acceptance letter is obtained, applicants must simply fill in our application form and prepare the remaining required documents, and submit them to QHSF by post before the deadline stated in the QHSF schedule Your application package must include the following: • Copy of letter of acceptance to University of choice • Copy of (completed) application form submitted to university of choice • An updated C.V. • Two reference letters (academic and professional) • Copy of Military Certificate (for Males only)