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We apply our IKSA model which focuses on the key requirements associated with any successful professional namely, Integrity, Knowledge, Skills and Attitude

Standard  Reference Check: 
  • I – Integrity: examples that demonstrate integrity, proper business conduct and reliability.
  •  K– Knowledge: We investigate whether the applicant's level of knowledge is sufficient to deliver and excel in the role. 
  • S – Skills: We probe on skills and abilities that are key to succeed in any dynamic organization. These skills include teamwork, taking initiative, handling pressure and most importantly communication. 
  • A – Attitud: We seek a description of the key behaviors and characteristics that would describe the applicant most, both professionally and personally.

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Application Requirements 

Application Form 

GMAT or GRE and TOFEL exam results

Statement of Purpose

2 Reference Letters

Who Can Apply?

About the scholarship

The Onsi Sawiris Scholarship is a private merit-based scholarship program established in 2000 by Orascom Construction as part of the company’s commitment to promoting excellence and achievement. 

Egyptian Nationals 

What the scholarship covers? 

The Onsi Sawiris scholarship program wants to help you

Earn a fully paid master’s degree at one of the top universities in the United States in the field of Business Administration or Construction Management. 

Living Allowance 
Books, Computer, Health Insurance, and Other Benefits
650 or above
100 or above
302 or above


Minimum GPA or Equivalent  


Work Experience

Looking to earn master’s degree at one of the top universities in the US in the field of Business Administration or Construction Management

Extracurricular Activities 

Involved in extracurricular activities (applicants should be able to provide proof of participation in extracurricular activities when required).


Application deadline

Submit the Following:

Application Form 

GMAT/GRE and TOFEL exam scores

Statement of Purpose

Reference Letter

Application Process 




June 15th, 2016

September, 2016

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Placement  Process

July - August, 2017

Ceremony and departure of scholars

Statistics about the scholarship 







Our Previous Scholars

•Bachelors in construction engineering from AUC
•Worked for Cairo Airport Company and Booz & Co
•Awarded the scholarship to Stanford MBA
Tarek Khalifa
•Chemical Engineer from Cairo University
•Worked for BG Group and Dow Chemicals
•Tutors Kickboxing and Gmat
•Awarded the scholarship to Stanford MBA


Omar Salah
•Bachelor in Business Administration Faculty of Commerce, Cairo University
•Teaching assistant at the German  University in Cairo.
•Awarded the scholarship to Harvard MBA


Dina Mehrez
•BA from AUC
•EFG Hermes Investment Banking
•Awarded the scholarship to Wharton MBA


Omar Ramadan
Aly El Badry
•Bsc in Electrical Engineering
Co-founder of KarmSolar
•Awarded the scholarship to Stanford MBA


Amal Enan
•Bsc in Economics from Cairo University
•Worked for the Ministry of Finance
•Chartered Financial Analyst
•Awarded the scholarship to Harvard MBA



Personal interviews at OC

Notification of selected scholars

Program orientation

September, 2016 - April/May 2017

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11:00 am til 1:00 pm

Only limited seats available 

Register for the boot camp application day

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1:30 pm til 2:30 pm

Only limited seats available 

Reserve my spot

3:00 pm til 5:00 pm

Only limited seats available 

Saturday May 21st, 2016

You must register to guarantee your spot 

Come to Amideast and get hands-on assistance and step by step guidance to complete a successful application. 

Interested in doing an undergraduate degree? Check out the Onsi Sawiris scholarships for undergrads 

Undergrad Scholarships

The application for Fall 2018 will open on October 9th, 2016.