Are you determined to pursue a Masters in Development Practice from one of the world’s top ten universities? Do you have a strong passion for self-development and skills acquisition? If you dream of studying in the USA, then seize the opportunity to apply for the prestigious Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship.
Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship 2024 | Full Funding for Postgraduate Study
The Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship is sponsored by the Sawiris Foundation for Social Development and administered by Newton Education Services. This scholarship aims to support the educational advancement of successful students, providing them with full funding for their postgraduate studies.
Host Institution and Number of Awards
The scholarship will be hosted at the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota. Several deserving students will be selected for this exceptional opportunity.
To be considered for the Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship 2024, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Possess a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a reputable academic institution in a related field of study.
- Demonstrate a minimum of two years of work experience in the field of development.
- Fulfill the entry requirements for the academic MDP program.
- Showcase an excellent professional and academic track record.
- The scholarships are awarded based on financial need, merit, and character, demonstrated through academic excellence, extracurricular activities, and social behavior.
- While no specific 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.
- Applicants must be Egyptian nationals residing in Egypt (preference will not be given to dual nationality holders).
- Previous coursework in mathematics, statistics, and economics is recommended.
- English language proficiency is required, with valid TOEFL or IELTS scores, and the exam date should be within two years of the graduate program start. Minimum required scores are 100 (TOEFL internet-based, minimum 22 on each section) or 7 (IELTS, minimum 7 on each section).
The Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship offers comprehensive benefits to successful applicants, including:
- Full tuition coverage
- Living expenses support
- Travel and health insurance provisions
To apply for the Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship, interested candidates must complete an online application and submit the necessary documents by the application deadline of October 12, 2023.
Document requirements include:
- Completed application form, including a personal statement
- Copy of valid passport ID page
- Copy of the National ID
- Copy of the National ID of the guarantor (the guarantor is the person who signs the contract with the accepted student. This person could be his/her father, mother, sister, or brother. The guarantor’s role is to ensure that the student is fulfilling his/her commitments.)
- Updated resume
- All undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) transcripts
- TOEFL/IELTS score
- Two letters of recommendation
- One personal photo
- HR letter from current employer, including salary/salary slip, or a bank statement in case of unemployment.
Deadline for Application
The application deadline for the Yousriya Loza-Sawiris Scholarship is October 12, 2023. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to pursue your dreams of higher education and a brighter future.
For further details and to start your journey towards a fulfilling Masters in Development Practice, visit the Official Website today. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to shape your future and make a significant impact in the field of development!