The Citadel Capital Scholarship Foundation

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The Citadel Capital Scholarship Foundation was created out of a strong will to contribute to national development through creating high caliber professionals to help enhance Egypt’s growth in all sectors.

The Foundation is funded by an endowment from Citadel Capital to grant academic scholarships for talented and promising young Egyptian men and women to pursue master degrees and PhDs abroad in all fields of study.

Citadel Capital is a leading Egyptian private equity firm established by a team of professionals with extensive experience in investment banking and capital markets, operating in Egypt, North Africa and the Middle East.

Over the past three years, Citadel Capital has executed some of the most compelling and successful private equity transactions in Egypt and the region, building a strong track record and an outstanding investor base, raising and investing over ten billion US dollars.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be under the age of 35.
  • Must be an Egyptian national and residing in Egypt.
  • Must have been accepted at the university and program of interest.
  • Excellent command of language of study Good command of the English language.
  • Is planning to pursue his/her studies at one of the top universities in their discipline of choice.
  • Must have a genuine financial need.
  • Involvement with activities in civic, public or international affairs (NGOs, volunteer work, etc) will be an asset.
  • Not a beneficiary of any other partial scholarship or grants (with exception to waivers from the university of choice itself).
  • Upon completion of program, graduates must be committed to return to work in Egypt for a minimum of 2 years.
  • Military service status must be clear (for males).

    Deadline: April

    For more scholarship information and application, see: The Citadel Capital Scholarship Foundation Website

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