EGYPT: British University in Egypt
The Mohamed Farid Khamis Foundation for the Development of the Society is offering one hundred fully
funded scholarships to African students to study at the British University in Egypt.
What the scholarship offers
- Tuition fees
- Living stipend
- Travel tickets from and to the study destination
- Accommodation at university dormitory
- Book and academic tools
Any costs not covered by the scholarship must be covered by the scholarship recipient.
Fields of study
The scholarship provides support for a wide variety of fields of study. The fields of study and the required
subjects are listed on the call for applications.
* Note: Check the requirements of the relevant professional body in South Africa before considering a
degree in any field that requires professional registration.
Upon satisfactorily meeting scientific requirements for university admission, scholarship applications
must be submitted as soon as possible. The deadline for submission of application documents is 30 July
2019. No applications after the deadline will be considered.
Who can apply?
- • Be an African
• Must have obtained high school certificate in the same year of applying or two years before as a
maximum period of validity
• High school certificate must be eligible for acceptance in the public university of your country
• Must have valid academic IELTS exam with a minimum score of 6.0, not taken before January 2018
• The relevant attaché must confirm that the applicant has fulfilled entry requirements of the
faculty of interest and is eligible for acceptance into the same faculty in African public university
The table below indicates the minimum score for acceptance.
|Dentistry and Pharmacy||75%|
|Engineering – energy and environmental||70%|
|Economics; Business studies; Political science; Communications and Mass media; Nursing; Arts and Humanities; and Law||60%|
These minimum entry grades are subject to change in the academic year 2019/2020.
1. University Entrance:
Application for admission must be completed online at: www.bue.edu.eg
Applications to the British University in Egypt and the Sherouk Academy must be submitted to
Mr Talaat Bondok, Head of Admission Office
ElSherouk City, Misr-Ismailia Road
Postal number 11837
P O Box 43
And by copy to:
Mahmoud Rizk Street Building (1M)
Behind Hilton Heliopolis Hotel
2. Scholarship Application
South African applicants must submit their applications to the Embassy of Arab Republic of Egypt in South
Africa, Office of the Egyptian Cultural Affairs, as soon as possible, after satisfactorily meeting the scientific
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org and by copy to email@example.com
For queries please visit: www.bue.edu.eg
Documents and links
Please note that this opportunity is not offered by the Department of Higher Education and Training.
Applicants are required to undertake their own research into programmes and institutions and are
responsible for ensuring that the qualifications will be recognised in South Africa. If there are any
discrepancies in the details provided, the information given by the sponsor supersedes the details
provided above. No additional financial support will be provided by the Department of Higher Education