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Sawiris Arts and Culture Scholarship (SACS)

A long awaited opportunity for future artists seeking quality education abroad to enrich their talents in the vast field of the arts and culture. The Sawiris Arts & Culture Scholarship program targets highly motivated, talented and socially engaged applicants, who are aware of the important role art plays in a flourishing and developing society. It aims at fostering these talents until they themselves are effective artists in the scene, who in return enrich their country and society with their acquired knowledge in their designated fields.

Fields include but not limited to: Music, fine arts, visual arts, digital arts, conceptual & performance arts (incl. dance, acting, performance studies), theatre studies (incl. drama, lighting, stage design, costume design, etc.) film studies (incl. script writing, directing, etc.), art history, art criticism, media design, curating and art management.

Eligibility criteria:

  •           Egyptian nationality

  •           Admission in a top university in your targeted field

  •           Fulfillment of language requirements

  •           Social and community engagement


  •           Bachelor’s degree up to 4 years

  •           Master’s degree up to 2 years

Scholarship benefits:

  1.        Tuition fees

  2.        Learning materials

  3.        Living allowance

  4.        Travel Expenses

  5.        Health insurance

Application procedure:

  1.        Receive your admission letter from a top university in the field of choice.

  2.        Submit SFSD application with required documents. 
           Scholarship application can be found on our website in the link HERE

  3.        Send your application to Sawiris Foundation per email mentioning
           in the subject field:

             “Final Application_your first & last name_the field you applied to”

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