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The introductory seminar for the scholarship plan - secone part - for  2020-2021 will be held next Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at 3: 00 PM

To know more about registeration in the introductory seminar click here

The 1st part of the plan:

The unified announcement for the fourth year 2020/2021 of the eighth five-year plan 2017/2022 for missions, which includes all programs. Where the Executive Committee of Missions decided in its session on 12/15/2020 to approve an amendment to some of the conditions of the announcement as follows:

1. As for external missions, it has been agreed to raise the age of apply to 33 years as a maximum, on the date of the announcement, and there is no exception to the age requirements
2. The required linguistic level for all types of missions (external mission - joint supervision - collecting a pre-doctoral scientific subject - masters). 6.5 IELTS scores or their equivalent are required.
3. The language level required for post-doctoral scientific tasks is to achieve the 6 IELTS level degrees or equivalent
4. The available fields will be as follows:
* Energy
* Water
* Medical and Health Sciences
* Agriculture and Food Security
* The environment
* Strategic Industry Techniques
* Information, communication and space technology
* Teaching and learning development
* Investment, trade and transportation
* Social and Human Sciences

The 2nd part of the plan:

The Central Administration of Scholarships at the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education and in partnership with the Japanese Agency for International Cooperation (JICA) announces the unified annual program (Part Two) of the scholarship plan for the fourth year 2020/2021 of the Eighth Five-Year Plan 2017-2022, which includes the EJEP program with the Japanese side, and invites faculty staff and the teaching assistants in Egyptian universities and research centers (entities listed in the scholarship plan) to submit their applications for a scholarship from Sunday 3/21/2021 until Sunday 30/5/2021.


Necessary Conditions for admission

  1. The applicant shall be a teaching assistant or lecturer who has been appointed for two years in service - preference is given to the assistant teacher.
  2. The applicant’s age for the scholarship must not be more than 30 years at the time the foreign missions are announced in the official newspapers
  3. If the applicant for the scholarship is registered for a PhD, the registration period shall not exceed one year on the date of the announcement of the foreign scholarships - and if he is not registered for the PhD, the period for obtaining the Masters shall not exceed two workers.
  4. Obtaining a score of 500 in the International TOEFL equivalent to (61 IPT score) or (5.5 IELTS score) upon application, with adherence to the language levels required for each country when traveling, and its validity is two years from the date of the examination.
  5. Obtaining the International Driving License (ICDL) certificate.
  6. applicant shall have performed military service or been exempt from it.
  7. He should not have previously obtained a scholarship or grant to the state, with the aim of obtaining a doctorate.
  8. The overall grade of the undergraduate degree must be at least Very Good.

These missions are announced in the official gazette - on the competitive system.
To apply for these missions according to the specializations required by the announcement, to the General Administration of missions directly.
The General Administration of Scholarships informs the Department of Cultural Relations at the university who has been chosen to obtain these scholarships.
The University's Cultural Relations Department, in turn, notifies university faculties of the outcome received from the Scholarships General Administration.
The Department of Cultural Relations at the faculty notifies the department from which it was chosen to obtain the foreign mission.
The deadline for carrying out these missions is one year from the date of approval of the nomination to complete all the required documents, including the language level required for travel.

For more details, open the attachment


  1. Accredited certificate of the first university degree and general estimate of graduation in English.
  2. Certificate of grades in all different subjects for all years of study and general appreciation in each academic year separately in the English language.
  3. Master's degree or equivalent in English.
  4. Statement of the date of registration for the master's or doctorate.
  5. A copy of the national ID card.
  6. Language level certificate The validity of the certificate is two years from the date of the examination.
  7. ICDL International Driving License
  8. A declaration that the applicant has not previously received a scholarship or grant to the country to obtain a PhD.
  9. The draft study plan for the PhD approved in the English language, detailed and specified according to the instructions shown.
  10. Evidence of initial approval by a supervisor or supervisors in two different countries on the research plan, if possible - taking into account the scientific level of the supervisor and the academic arrangement of the university, and the Scientific Committee has the right to make a comparison between them.
  11. The approval of the employer for these missions is the Dean of the Faculty - or equivalent.
  12. Certified data form in both Arabic and English.
  13.   Clarification of the names of three different professors who can be referred to when needed, along with an explanation of the means of contacting them, referring to:


The Ministry's External Missions Link

For inquiries and questions: Send questions and inquiries regarding this announcement to: - Call2020@cdm.edu.eg

You can also visit the FAQ page on the administration’s website: - www.cdm.edu.eg

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