I recently learned about a great scholarship called the David Mize Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Egyptian students to study and obtain a degree in the United States that is offered by the AMIDEAST Egyptian Office and I want to share more information here on IHEC Blog to help promote this opportunity!
The following snippet is from the AMIDEAST website provides more description of this scholarship:
"The David Mize Scholarship program supports undergraduate students for four years of study at top U.S. universities. The value of the award is up to $50,000 US Dollars per year and requires that awardees secure additional outside support. This merit-based scholarship seeks well-rounded students with excellent grades, test strong cores, robust extracurricular activities and demonstrated leadership qualities. The scholarship is named after David Mize, former AMIDEAST/Egypt Country Director, in recognition of his leadership in the field of international education."
You can learn more specifics as well as direct students to apply here.
Please help spread the word about this great scholarship by putting it on the radar of your Admissions Office and/or Recruitment Office so they can promote it during their interactions with prospective undergraduate students from Egypt. Additionally you can make the information about this scholarship available on your website(s) so that propsective undergraduate students from Egypt can learn more about this opportunity. This is a substantial financial award to help a young person to come study and pursue a degree in the United States.
I have admired the work of AMIDEAST for a very long time when I read one of their old Advising Quarterly publications [of which I have many hard copies and PDF copies (a couple dating back to 1989) in my Bury Book International Education Library & Archive]. Additionally, I download their annual report each year to add to my Bury Book Library as well. AMIDEAST is not just a leading organization in the Middle East; it is one of the leading and oldest organizations in the field of international education. In fact, the year 2011 makes the 60th anniversary of AMIDEAST and if you are interested in the history of AMIDEAST you can learn much more at http://forms.amideast.org/flash/60th/60th.htm.