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SFSD Grants EGP 20 Million to support Education in the National French University

Established in 2002 as a non-profit private university, the French University in Egypt is composed of three faculties: Business, Engineering, and Applied Languages. All the diplomas offered by the university are in cooperation with prestigious French universities like Paris III (Sorbonne University), the Nantes University, Haute Alsace (Mulhouse-Colmar) University and the Corse University.

Sawiris foundation for social development (SFSD) initiates a new fund of EGP 20 million, to support the French University in Egypt after its conversion from private into national status.

The fund lasts for 10 years, at a a rate of EGP 2 million per year, starting from the academic year 2015 – 2016. The initiative aims to improve the level of educational services, and provide need-based scholarships to outstanding students. It also highlights the effective and successful model of partnership between the governments and civil society organizations.