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AUC Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate Fellowship Program

Last updated: Oct 19, 2023

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Target: Middle East and North Africa,

Award Value: Full Funding,

Host Institution: American University in Cairo, Egypt


Expired 176 days ago

AUC Tomorrow's Leaders Graduate Fellowship ProgramThe AUC Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate Fellowship Program (TLG) is now open for application to students from the MENA countries intending to undertake a master’s program in select Arts and Humanities at the American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt. TLG program is a joint effort between the US Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs (NEA/AC), and AUC – fully funded and aimed at equipping academically qualified and economically deserving students with the professional qualifications and experience needed to advance knowledge and contribute to the achievement of socially relevant outcomes.

Fellowship Description

The AUC Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate Fellowship Program (TLG) is organized through graduate study and research that furthers the professionalization of emerging leaders and proposes local solutions to shared problems in the MENA region.

TLG offers students from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) a unique opportunity to pursue higher education and earn a master’s degree at The American University in Cairo (AUC) in one of the select graduate programs

Award Benefits

The AUC Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate Fellowship is fully funded, and covers:

  • Full tuition fees for the fall and spring semesters, Medical insurance, A monthly stipend, Student Housing, Laptop.
  • Internship/practicum opportunity, including local transportation costs if needed.
  • Opportunity to attend one conference to present research findings, applied to and awarded competitively.
  • Two annual round-trip economy air tickets from home to campus; or housing and living stipend to continue approved program activities on campus during breaks for students unable to return home because of circumstances outside of their control

See Also:  European Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations Scholarships

Approved Programs

  • Master of Arts in Gender and Women’s Studies in the Middle East/North Africa
  • Master of Arts in International and Comparative Education (EDUL)
  • Master of Arts in Migration and Refugee Studies (MRS)
  • Master of Arts in Economics in International Development (ECID)
  • Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication (JRMC)
  • Master of Public Policy (MPP)
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • MA in Middle East Studies (MES)

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants who are eligible to join the AUC Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate Fellowship should:

  • Be nationals/citizens of Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Libya, Tunisia, Yemen, Syria, Bahrain, the West Bank, and Gaza.
  • Meet AUC graduate admission requirements
  • Have strong academic potential with a bachelor’s degree of a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent.
  • Have proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Possess maturity, flexibility, and leadership potential demonstrated in a combination of extracurricular activities, recommendations, and interviews.
  • Be of Financial need.


The TLG students’ program is awarded for two years, in addition to any academic English language remedial courses that might be needed, with a review every semester for satisfactory academic performance.

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Application Procedure

How-To-Apply: To apply for the AUC Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate Fellowship program, follow these steps:

Step 1: Submit the TLG application
Step 2: Check ‘how to apply’ and submit the online ‘TLG students program – Graduate admission application’.

The TLG application deadline and the AUC graduate admission deadline for fall is November 30.

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