Yousef Jameel GAPP Public Leadership Fellowship
Yousef Jameel GAPP Public Leadership FellowshipThe Yousef Jameel Public Leadership Fellowship Program is Now Accepting Applications for the Second intake for Fall 2013
In May 2011, Yousef Jameel, working with the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP), initiated the Yousef Jameel Public Leadership Fellowship Program, with the overall objective of building the capacity of young competent Egyptian nationals in the areas of public policy and public administration, and preparing them for leadership roles in Egypt after the January 25 Revolution.
By supporting 300 fellows in 12 cohorts of 25 Egyptian graduate students per year, the Yousef Jameel Public Leadership Program will have contributed to creating a cadre of well educated, competent graduates ready to take on the responsibility of affecting change in the Egyptian society.
A selected number of exceptional candidates are to receive a complete fellowship to pursue a Masters degree in one of the following six programs at AUC:
Master of Public Policy (MPP)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Global Affairs (MGA)
Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication
Master of Arts in International Human Rights Law
Master of Law in International and Comparative Law (LLM)
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in social sciences (business administration, management, political science, law, etc.), engineering (mechanical, electrical, construction, etc.), or science (pharmacy, medicine, computer science, chemistry, etc.)
Minimum GPA of 3.2 or a rating of Gayed Geddan.
Satisfy AUC graduate admissions requirements, including submission of AUC graduate application, needed documents, and any needed additional exams as per AUC's graduate admissions requirements.
Submit an International TOEFL IBT exam score or an IELTS exam score as per the cut-off scores for AUC graduate admissions.
Minimum of 2 and a maximum of 12 years of relevant professional work experience after receiving their bachelor's degree, preferably in public, nonprofit or international development organizations.
Students must complete their Master's Degrees within a period of two and half years including a semester as a study-abroad
A full waiver of tuition fees, student services and activities fees
Remedial English courses
Book allowance per semester
Accommodation allowance for non-residents of Cairo
Study abroad opportunity for one semester according to AUC student exchange policies (travel and living expenses)
Download and submit the graduate application form at the Student Service Center, AUC New Cairo.
Or apply online.
Complete and submit the online fellowship application.
Take the required exams:
International TOEFL Exam (IBT) either online at www.ets.org, or at AmidEast Center (Tel: 19263 - Address: 38 Mohie El Din Abou El Ezz Street, Dokki-Giza)
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) either online, or at the British Council Tel: 19789- Address: Heliopolis Branch: 4 El Minya Street, Heliopolis, Cairo
Agouza Branch: 192 El Nil Street Agouza, Cairo
Applicants to the Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication should also take the required Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) Score at AmidEast Center.
Applications with all supporting documents should be submitted by
April 1, 2013
For more information about the program
tel 20.2.2615 3350/3466