Sawiris Foundation Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Sawiris Foundation offers 10 scholarships for Egyptian high school students with disabilities to obtain their undergraduate degree from one of the prominent universities in Egypt. The scholarship aims to provide excellent educational opportunities to students with disabilities that would enhance their job market skills.


  • Tuition fees
  • Textbooks or laboratory supplies and a laptop
  • Accommodation for expatriates at the university dorms
  • Living allowance
  • Training courses for students during the academic years

Participating Universities:

  • American University in Cairo
  • Arab Academy for Science Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT) 

Period of Funding:

Depending on the field of study


  • To be an Egyptian national residing in Egypt (preference will not be given to dual nationality holders)
  • Recent graduates from high school (Thanaweya Amma) or its equivalents with a minimum score of 75%
  • To submit a certified medical proof of disability
  • The scholarships are awarded based on financial need as well as merit and character
  • demonstrated through academic excellence, extracurricular activities, and social behavior

Selection Committee:

The committee includes panelists from Sawiris Foundation for Social Development  AMIDEAST Egypt, and University Representatives.

Application Process:

Students who are interested to obtain the scholarship opportunity should submit an online application on AMIDEAST Egypt's website.

Selection as a nominee for the Sawiris Foundation Scholarship for Students with Disability does not guarantee university acceptance. Applicants need to apply to their desired universities. If nominated for the scholarship; the Sawiris Foundation Scholarship for Students with Disability award will be made once university acceptance is obtained.

We are here to help you, so please do not hesitate to get in touch with AMIDEAST’s team for more information about the scholarship application process. Call us at 19263 or send us an email at:

The deadline to apply is August 25, 2021