See How To Apply For 2023 American University In Cairo Tomorrow Leaders Graduate Students Programme

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The American University in Cairo and the US Department of State’s Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs (NEA/AC) collaborate on the Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate (TLG) program for students.

Applications are invited from graduates from other countries for the Tomorrow Leaders Graduate Students Programme of the American University in Cairo.

Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate (TLG) students program is a joint effort between the US Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs (NEA/AC), and AUC.

TLG equips academically qualified and economically deserving students with the professional qualifications and experience needed to advance knowledge and contribute to the achievement of socially relevant outcomes through organized graduate study and research that furthers the professionalization of emerging leaders and proposes local solutions to shared problems in the MENA region.

Students from eligible countries are allow to earn a Master’s degree at The American University in Cairo (AUC) in one of the following graduate programs:

  • Master of Arts in Gender and Women’s Studies in the Middle East/North Africa
  • Master of Arts in International and Comparative Education (EDUL)
  • Master of Arts in Migration and Refugee Studies (MRS)
  • Master of Arts in Economics in International Development (ECID)
  • Masters of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication (JRMC)
  • Master of Public Policy (MPP)
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • MA in Middle East Studies (MES)

Students from the following countries are eligible to apply; Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Libya, Tunisia, Yemen, Syria, Bahrain, the West Bank, and Gaza.

Research Topics

  1. Master of Arts in Gender and Women’s Studies in the Middle East/North Africa’s:
    Contemporary Urbanisms;
    Activism;
    Women and Work.
  2. Masters of Arts in International and Comparative Education’s:
    Emotional intelligence in school leadership;
    Commitment to educational reform;
    Female employment after graduation;
    Gender and science education;
    Teachers’ professional development challenges;
    Education for sustainable development through K-20;
    Policies to promote educational sustainability among disadvantaged communities.
  3. Master of Arts in Migration and Refugee Studies’:
    Poverty and inequality among migrants and refugees;
    The effect of Covid 19 on migrants and refugees;
    The Post-Ukrainian conflict and its effects;
    Gender issues among migrants and refugees.
  4.  Master of Arts in Economics in International Development:
    Female economic empowerment
    The effectiveness of labor market policies
    Eentrepreneurship and MSME support
    Public health NGOs and civil society organization
    Poverty
    Migration & refugees
    Climate change and the environment
  5. Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication:
    Public diplomacy, media and public opinion
    The leader as a brand and influencer on social media
    SDG communications
    Climate change communication
  6. Master of Public Policy:
    Social Protection Policies in Egypt and the Middle East
    Data analytics for public policy
    Urban policies and the planning of the city
    Governance, accountability and stakeholder negotiations in the Middle East
    Governance and the policy formation process
    Program impact evaluation and learning
    Higher education policy in Egypt and the Middle East
  7. Master of Public Administration:
    Governance and innovation in public and non-profit organizations
    Nonprofit management and resource mobilization
    Program monitoring, evaluation, learning and data analytics
    Social and environmental governance
    Public Policy analysis and evaluation
    Human resource management, diversity and organizational behavior
    Strategic management for public and non-profit organizations
  8. MA in Middle East Studies:
    Middle East Public Policy in the Global Context
    Middle East Anthropology Sociology
    Religious and Cultural Heritage of the Middle East

Scholarship Requirements:

To be considered for the Programme, you must:

Be from one of the eligible countries
Meet AUC graduate admission requirements
Have strong academic potential with a bachelor’s degree of a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent
Have proficiency in written and spoken English
Possess maturity, flexibility, and leadership potential demonstrated in a combination of extracurricular activities, recommendations, and interviews
Have emotional intelligence in school leadership; Commitment to educational reform; Female employment after graduation

Scholarship Duration and Reward

The TLG students program is awarded for two years, in addition to any academic English language remedial courses
TLG programme covers Full tuition fees for the fall and spring semesters with monthly stipend
Offers Medical insurance, Student Housing, and Laptop
Internship/practicum opportunity, including local transportation costs if needed
Opportunity to attend one conference to present research findings, applied to and awarded competitively, as per the guidelines for

Students must maintain full-time status throughout their graduate studies
Students are expected to complete their degrees within two years from their date of admission
Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.2
Commit to the chosen research projects
Successfully complete at least one gender studies graduate-level course
Successfully complete a TLG academic English writing course
Successfully complete leadership/civic engagement workshops assigned throughout the program
Take part in the TLG graduate student conferences
Commit to all activities as described in the TLG program manual

Interested and qualified candidates should apply using the link below.

https://www.aucegypt.edu/admissions/fellowships/listings/tomorrows-leaders-graduate-program

Deadline: December 5, 2022

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