Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Masters Scholarships for Egyptian Students 2020/2021, University of Minnesota, USA

Publish Date: Sep 09, 2019

Deadline: Oct 17, 2019

Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Masters Scholarships 2020/2021 for Egyptian Students to Study at University of Minnesota

The Sawiris Foundation for Social Development is proud to launch the fourth round of the fully funded Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Masters Scholarship Program for candidates seeking the degree of Masters of Development Practice (MDP) from the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of  Minnesota, USA.

Application Deadline: 17th October, 2019 at 5.00 p.m. (Cairo Local Time)

Eligible Countries: Egypt

To be taken at (country): University of Minnesota, USA

About the Award: The Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Masters Scholarship is a fully-funded program for students seeking to earn a Master’s Degree in Development Practice (MDP) from the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, USA.

Field of Study: Master’s of Development Practice (MDP)


  • Egyptian national
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a well reputed academic institution in a related field of study
  • Satisfy the entry requirements into the academic MDP program
  • Demonstrate excellent professional and academic track record
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills (extracurricular activities/community work/entrepreneurial initiative)
  • Demonstrate inability to finance studies from own resources
  • While no specific experience or academic track is required, students with a strong liberal arts education background and sound quantitative and analytical skills will be best prepared for academic success at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
  • Previous coursework in mathematics, statistics, and economics is recommended
  • English language proficiency is required. Valid TOEFL or IELTS exam scores with a minimum of 600 (paper-based), 250 (computer-based), 100 (internet-based, minimum 22 on each section) on the TOEFL, or 7 for the IELTS.
  • A valid Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score is required. No specific score is required, however, Fall 2015 admitted students tested within average GRE Verbal Reasoning Percentile: 68% and average GRE Quantitative Reasoning Percentile: 54%

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: The scholarship will cover full tuition, living expenses, travel and health insurance.

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