Apply: Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate Fellowship

Deadline: 15 April, 2020

Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate (TLG) fellowship programme is a joint effort between the US Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs (NEA/AC) and the American University in Cairo (AUC). TLG offers students from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) a unique opportunity to pursue higher education and earn a master’s degree at the AUC in one of the following graduate programmes:

  • Economics
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Migration and Refugee Studies
  • Nanotechnology


The fellowship covers:

  • Full tuition fees for the fall and spring semesters
  • Medical insurance
  • A monthly stipend
  • Student housing
  • Laptop
  • Internship/practicum opportunity including local transportation costs if needed


  • Only the nationals of the following African countries are eligible: Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia
  • Only candidates that meet AUC graduate admission requirements
  • Only candidates with strong academic potential with a bachelor’s degree minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent
  • Only candidates who are proficient in written and spoken English
  • Only the candidates that possess maturity, flexibility and leadership potential, demonstrated in a combination of extracurricular activities, recommendations, and interviews
  • Only the candidates that can demonstrate financial need

To apply and for more information, click here.

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