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Orascom Construction Sponsors Egyptian Students to Study in USA for the 21st Consecutive Year

12 September, 2021

Orascom Construction is proud to announce that it has awarded full educational scholarships to three Egyptian students under the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program. The students will attend Harvard University and the University of Chicago to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

This milestone marks the 21st consecutive year for the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program. Since 2000, Orascom Construction, in partnership with the Sawiris Foundation for Social Development, has awarded 91 scholarships to Egyptian students. Previous candidates have attended top US institutions including Harvard University, Stanford University, the University of Chicago, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Pennsylvania.

The Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program provides scholarships to Egyptian graduate & undergraduate students to attend prestigious universities in the United States in fields that contribute to the economic development of Egypt. The scholarships include full tuition, living allowance, travel allowance and health insurance. Students are selected based on character and merit as demonstrated through academic excellence, extracurricular activities and entrepreneurial initiative. 

Orascom Construction believes that education plays a critical role in the positive development of Egypt. As such, the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program requires students to return to Egypt upon completion of their degrees.

For more information, please visit: http://www.onsisawirisscholarship.org/.

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