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Graduate studies in the US 2021

  1. 1. EducationUSA can help you every step along the way. 5 Steps to U.S. Study 1.Research Your Options 2.Finance Your Studies 3.Complete Your Application 4.Apply for Your Student Visa 5.Prepare for Your Departure
  2. 2. This is the first question to ask yourself.
  3. 3. Gain your degree from a U.S. institution. • • • •
  4. 4. Typically 1-3 year terminal degrees to get you directly into the workforce. • • • • • • • • • • • • • •
  5. 5. Typically 1-3 year terminal degrees to get you directly into the workforce. University funding is rare: most students are funded by loans arranged through universities or private sources. Specialized Master’s (research) degrees are also offered in all of these fields.
  6. 6. Study in the U.S. while attaining your degree from Egypt. Non-Degree Seeking Options in the U.S. Humphrey Fellowship (Professionals) through Fulbright • Junior Faculty Development through Fulbright • PhD Research grants (including Fulbright) • Community College Initiative (Fulbright) • TCLP (AMIDEAST) for Arabic and English teachers at Governmental Schools • Medical Residencies, Observerships, etc. (EAMTAR) • Certificate Programs/ELI Programs/Summer Programs through Community colleges or US Universities. (Self fund)
  7. 7. Where will you apply? • • •
  8. 8. The environment can change everything. • • • • • • •
  9. 9. Research your options fully. Everything you need to know is available online. • • • • • • • •
  10. 10. • • • • • • • • • •
  11. 11. Fewer spots than undergraduate programs, but more funding available. FELLOWSHIPS Scholarships that do not require any repayment. Cover full or partial tuition and sometimes living expenses. ASSISTANTSHIP POSITIONS Graduate, Research, and Teaching Assistantships. Usually available after one year in the program. Can include tuition, living expenses, and a stipend. 86% of STEM PhD candidates were fully funded. STUDENT LOANS Must be repaid in full. Available more for professional schools. Many times require a U.S. citizen co-signer. CPT/OPT – PRACTICAL TRAINING Off-campus internship (paid or unpaid) 12 months total, or 29 months for STEM fields.
  12. 12. • 82% of PhD candidates, 55% of Master’s candidates are funded by their universities STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) • 56% of PhD candidates, 41% of Master’s candidates are funded by their universities Humanities and Social Sciences • University funding is rare: most students are funded by loans arranged through universities or private sources Other Professions (Business, Health, Communications, Education, Law) Graduate Financial Assistance
  13. 13. What if the U.S. college or university does not provide funding? External Funding for U.S. Degrees Graduate: • Onsi Sawiris Scholarship (MBA or Masters in Engineering) administered by AMIDEAST OSSP Graduate • AlGhurair (Arizona State University) - Online AlGhurair Online MA • Citadel Capital Scholarship Qalaa Scholarships • Aga Khan Aga Khan
  14. 14. MBA Fellowship at Stanford ▪ Fellowship Eligibility ▪ You must be a citizen of an African country ▪ You must have completed, or be in the final year of completing, your university studies. ▪ Evaluation Criteria ▪ Commitment to developing Africa ▪ Demonstrated financial need is preferred ▪ Merit, determined by the three criteria used to consider candidates: intellectual vitality, demonstrated leadership potential, and personal qualities and contributions that will add to the class. ▪ Link: https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/programs/mba/financial-aid/types- aid/stanford-africa-mba-fellowship
  15. 15. ▪ Global EMPA Degree, funded by Opera Winfery Foundation ▪ Citizen and resident in an African country at the time of application. ▪ Strong academic record. ▪ Demonstrated commitment to public service. ▪ A NYU Wagner education would significantly enhance your ability to have a deep and lasting impact on public service issues in your home country and region. AFRICAN WOMEN'S PUBLIC SERVICE FELLOWSHIP
  16. 16. What if the U.S. college or university does not provide funding? Fulbright Egyptian Student Grants ▪ Fulbright Egyptian Student Program – Master’s Degree ▪ Fulbright Egyptian Student Program – Visiting Student Researcher ▪ Fulbright Egyptian Student Program – Applied, Fine and Performing Arts ▪ Fulbright Egyptian Student Program – Islamic Studies ▪ Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program ▪ Fulbright Egyptian Scholar Program – Post-Doctoral Research Grants
  17. 17. Take your research seriously. You have many free tools to help. EDUCATIONUSA Global network of centers and thorough website/app. U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT Unofficial rankings for graduate programs in the United States. PETERSONS Fantastic tools and resources for graduate study, incl. GRE. CHEA Database of accredited American education institutions. NACES Information on credential evaluation. NUMBEO, FOREIGN CREDITS, ETC. Cost of Living comparison, GPA calculator, and more.
  18. 18. Our Facebook Community EducationUSA Egypt
  19. 19. Our Slideshare Account EducationUSAEgypt
  20. 20. EDUCATIONUSA.STATE.GOV
  21. 21. Ask your questions about Study in the USA.

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