Orascom Construction Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program 2022-2023 for Egyptians to Study in the U.S. (Fully-funded)

Orascom Construction Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program 2022-2023 for Egyptians to Study in the U.S. (Fully-funded)

Deadline: July 31, 2021

Applications are open for the Orascom Construction Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program 2022-2023. Through the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship program, OC provides full tuition scholarships for Egyptian undergraduate students seeking to pursue their Bachelor’s degree in fields that will enhance the economic prosperity of Egypt at prestigious universities in the United States.

Orascom Construction seeks to promote excellence and achievement. They launched the Onsi Sawiris Program in the year 2000 to invest company resources in educational programs to improve the communities in which it works.


  • The scholarships include full tuition, a living allowance, travel and health insurance. Scholarship recipients will also be given the option of an internship position within the company.


  • Applicants should have a GPA 3.5 / 90% in Thanaweyya Amma certification (Secondary year) or equivalent certificates;
  • TOEFL iBT: 100 or above (or equivalent)
  • Minimum SAT I Score: 1450 (Taken within 2 years) or Minimum ACT Score: 32 (Taken within 2 years)
  • SAT II in 3 subjects: 600 or above (Highly recommended)
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Fields of Study: Engineering, Economics, Political Science, Finance and Management.
  • Candidates should:
    • Meet the above criteria.
    • Be planning to start their studies in the U.S.A in the year 2022-2023.
    • Be Egyptian nationals, who are residents of Egypt (preference will not be given to dual nationality applicants).
    • Have not lived more than 3 years abroad.
    • Be committed to return to Egypt for two years directly after the successful completion of their bachelor’s degree.

Approved Universities for the Scholarship

Note that in order to be considered for a scholarship, you must apply and gain admission to at least one of the following approved universities in the United States. AMDIEAST/Egypt will assist you in the application and placement process.

The approved universities for the undergraduate Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program are:

  • Stanford University
  • The University of Chicago
  • Harvard University
  • The University of Pennsylvania


Applicants are to submit:

  • Application form
  • Resume
  • Copy of test scores (SAT I / or SAT II) & TOEFL iBT
  • Copy of transcripts
  • Copy of graduation certificate or Thanaweyya Amma certificate (if available)
  • Two recommendation letters

Click here to apply

For more information, visit Onsi Sawiris Scholarship.