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The program provides fully funded grants for graduates of Islamic Studies from relevant faculties at Al-Azhar University or the faculties of Dar Al-Ulum to pursue graduate studies in Islamic Studies in the U.S.

Grant Types: (Applicants may apply to only one grant)

Eligibility Criteria

NotePreference will be given to applicants without prior significant experience in the U.S. and/or overseas.

English language proficiency score reports may be submitted only from one of the following: 

Test Type Test Center Name Location of Test Center
TOEFL ITP AMIDEAST Cairo – Alexandria
Nile Academy Mansoura
International Business Development Academy (IBDA)
Skills Castle Benha – Tanta
American Center for Continuing Education Assiut
TOEFL iBT Please check available test centers at: https://www.ets.org/toefl/test-takers/ibt/take/register Various governorates across Egypt
Academic/General Training IELTS British Council Cairo – Alexandria
IDP Center Cairo – Alexandria
Duolingo English Test https://englishtest.duolingo.com/ Online
English Language Proficiency Test officially administered by an Egyptian national university Egyptian Universities Various governorates across Egypt
Note: All language tests are valid for two years only.

Required Documents: (All documents must be uploaded to the online application by no later than June 7, 2022. Please carefully read the Application Instructions)

Important: The Fulbright Egyptian Student Program seeks applicants that have developed a sense of personal integrity and are original thinkers.Copying someone else’s writing, whether from the Internet, from a book or from a friend is consideredplagiarism. Any quoted words or sentences should include a citation. An applicant who is found to have plagiarized in any form (including unintentional or accidental plagiarism) in his or her application will be disqualified. For further information about plagiarism and citation, please click on the following link:https://fulbright-egypt.org/resources/. All content in applications must be the applicant’s original contribution and his/her own intellectual property. Having someone else write or contribute to the writing of an individual’s application, either fully or partially, does not uphold the standards of integrity expected of Fulbrighters and may result in the ineligibility of your application.

Grant Benefits:

AY2023-2024 Program Timeline

February 1, 2022 Program Announcement
June 7, 2022 Deadline for submitting online applicationswith all supporting documents
July – August 2022 Application Review
September/October 2022 Personal Interviews (Only for shortlisted applicants)
October/November 2022 Official Nomination/Regret Letters (Applicants will be notified via email)
Post Nomination Orientation (Only for Semi-Finalist and Alternate candidates)
November 2022 – January 2023 TOEFL iBT and GRE/GMAT testing (Only for Semi-Finalist and Alternate candidates)
University Placement Process (Only for Semi-Finalist and Alternate candidates)
April – May 2023 University Selection Process (Only for Semi-Finalists)
May/June 2023 Pre-Departure Orientation (Only for Semi-Finalists)
July – September 2023 Departure Date (Only for selected applicants who successfully completed all above stages and all program pre-departure requirements)

Note: If Long-term English program is needed, grantees will travel during the period between January to March 2023.