The AMIDEAST Exchanges and Scholarship Unit administers various scholarship and exchange programs for talented Egyptians with the purpose of expanding their knowledge and broadening their prospectives through education or training in the United States. These opportunities have made a great impact on the development of the Egyptian community. These programs are designed and tailored according to the Egyptian labor market so that the participants are well integrated within the community and able to develop their own career paths upon their return. Such opportunities target individual from various backgrounds and socio-economic statuses, but particular attention is given to empowering those who are marginalized.
The Regional Digital Storytelling workshop is a five-day, intensive training workshop, which requires your active participation and commitment to becoming a local YES alumni-training resource!
The Workshop is hands-on and enhances and expands participants’ technical skills in video and photography. In today’s multimedia environment, activism and community service require a range of communication and media skills. The workshop will explore time-tested storytelling techniques, focusing on creating accessible messages for both local and international audiences
Objectives: At the close of this Digital Storytelling Workshop, participants will be able to:
• Create multimedia profiles of YES group members
• Work in teams to produce short films about community leaders/YES alumni and their experiences with digital collaboration
• Digitally distribute media through a variety of online platforms and outreach
• Develop plans to share skills learned and continue digital networking/outreach
Demonstrated participation in YES alumni activities and community service
You have not attended an overseas YES alumni event within the past year
Demonstrated commitment to community service;
Positive and enthusiastic attitude;
Demonstrated ability to be flexible and responsible;
Demonstrated leadership skills or potential;
Demonstrated commitment to the growth and leadership development of YES alumni and the sustainability of YES alumni networks in your region;
Open to giving/receiving feedback;
Team player /ability to collaborate with others outside YES networks;
Ability to handle challenging situations;
Able to communicate effectively;
* Must be willing to commit in training others in your community and promote YES alumni leadership development upon returning home; at least one local training but be held within 4 months of returning from the workshop.
* Must be willing to create and submit at least 1 digital storytelling product within 4 months of returning from the workshop
If you are selected, please note the following:
YES will cover the cost of round-trip international travel, visa, accommodation and meals.
You are responsible for obtaining your visa and any personal costs such as souvenirs or personal travel. iEARN-USA will issue a letter of support for your visa, but we cannot guarantee that the visa will be granted.
Applicants can submit the application online by April 24th, 2013 to MoroccoYES@amideast.org, deliver it in person to AMIDEAST,or mail the application to the following address:
Kennedy-Lugar YES Program
AMIDEAST 35, Rue Oukaimeden, Agdal, Rabat
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED for the 2014-16 Fulbright Foreign Student Program!
This prestigious scholarship program, launched by the U.S. Congress and the late
Iraqis with outstanding bachelor degrees who are interested in pursuing graduate degrees in the U.S. are urged to apply online to the program. The scholarship will fund up to two years of study at a
Participation in the Fulbright Program is an opportunity for exceptional Iraqi students to experience life in the
The Fulbright Foreign Student Program in Iraq seeks to develop future leaders in all fields and to contribute to the educational goals of both countries. The Bi-national Fulbright Selection Committee at the U.S. Embassy selects candidates from a variety of academic disciplines, from all parts of
ÿ Be Iraqi citizens living in
ÿ Hold a B.A. or B.S. degree.
ÿ Be proficient in English with the ability to score 550 or more on the TOEFL exam.
ÿ Write their research objectives and personal statements themselves, without copying from the internet or any other source (this is considered plagiarism and applicants will be immediately disqualified as a result.
ÿ Demonstrate a clear commitment to return to
To apply, please visit https://apply.embark.com/student/fulbright/international/20/
Application deadline is April 30, 2013.
AMIDEAST is pleased to announce an English Language Program for Egyptian Civil Servants. The program is administered by AMIDEAST at the request of the American Consulate of Alexandria and provides an academic scholarship for one year.
The program consists of English language training and professional development training for government employees who work in Alexandria, Port Said , Khafr El Sheikh , El Beheira and El Gharbia governorates.
The program objectives are to increase the English language proficiency of participants and develop their work aptitude through targeted language and professional training modules.
The Open Society Foundations / University of Nottingham scholarship aims to provide opportunities for independent postgraduate study in the United Kingdom for students who have demonstrated both academic excellence and the potential to become leaders, decision-makers and opinion formers in their own country. Upon completion of their studies in the UK, scholars are expected to return to their home country to resume their studies or work there. Subject to satisfactory progress, the scholarships lead to the award of a Master’s degree.
Deadline: April 1, 2013
The Research/Publication awards of the Global Faculty Grants Program offers Fellows the time, space and resources necessary to conduct research leading to publication in an internationally-recognized peer reviewed journal. The program aims to promote original research within the social sciences and humanities and to increase the international mobility of scholars in countries of focus. The program supports well-established scholars who occupy responsible and influential positions at home universities to pursue research visits of up to 5 months to any accredited higher education institution worldwide.