December 25, 2010

Sheikh Kamal Adham Fellowship for Postgraduate Students

Sheikh Kamal Adham Fellowship

Course(s) Offered: Electronic Journalism
Course Level: Graduate (diploma, fellowship)
Provider: The AUC, Cairo
Country to Study in: Egypt

Scholarship Description
The Sheikh Kamal Adham Fellowships was established in 1994 by late AUC Trustee, Sheikh Kamal Adham, to assist graduate students in television journalism on the basis of merit and need.

The recipients work as assistants at the Adham Center for Television Journalism during the academic year.

The Sheikh Kamal Adham Fellowship is awarded annually to one qualified graduate student who is a candidate for the Graduate Diploma in Electronic Journalism in the Journalism and Mass Communication Department.

The Sheikh Kamal Adham Fellowship is awarded annually to one qualified graduate student who is a candidate for the Graduate Diploma in Electronic Journalism in the Journalism and Mass Communication Department.

Eligibility
All eligible candidates must show:
  • Financial need.
  • Academic performance in the program.
  • Professional experience is also considered where applicable.
Selection criteria:
The fellowship is awarded on the basis of merit and need

Eligible groups
Citizens of ANY country

Participating Institutions
Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, at The American University in Cairo (AUC), Cairo; Egypt

Fields of study
Graduate Diploma in Electronic Journalism

Number of awards
One (1) fellowship is given out

Sponsorship duration
The duration is one year (i.e. two regular semesters).

Scholarship benefits
The fellowship covers:
  • A waiver of tuition fees.
  • Recipient will serve as assistant in the Adham Center for 80 hours per month during the academic year, assisting in the Center’s projects and research under the supervision of the Center’s Director.
Method of Application
To apply and for additional information, contact the assistant to the director of the Kamal Adham Center for Electronic Journalism, tel. (2-02) 797-5424, e–mail: gnashar@aucegypt.edu.

Eligible students may also apply at the Office of Student Financial Affairs.

DEADLINES:
The deadlines are as follows:
  • Spring Semester (commences in February) November 1
  • Fall Semester (commences in September) March 31
PLEASE NOTE:
The American University in Cairo was founded in 1919 by Americans devoted to education and community service in the Middle East.

Today, AUC is the region’s premier English-language University — an essential contributor to the social, political and cultural life of the Arab world. It also serves as a crossroads for the world’s cultures: a vital, vibrant forum for reasoned argument, spirited debate and understanding across cultures.

AUC is an independent, nonprofit, apolitical, non-sectarian and equal-opportunity institution, fully accredited in Egypt and the United States. AUC’s academic program is rooted in liberal education.

The University’s rigorous Core Curriculum offers an intensive investigation of fundamental questions in every major discipline.

Application Deadline: 31 March / 1 November 2011
Open to International Applicants: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application (Fellowship page)
More Scholarship Information and Application (AUC general information page)

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