The American University in Cairo (AUC) is celebrating the completion of the Leadership for Education and Development (LEAD) Scholarship Program, which has been offering undergraduate scholarships and self-development opportunities to excelling public school students from different Egyptian governorates since 2004.
The LEAD Scholarship Program has admitted over 400 male and female students from 27 Egyptian governorates, selected on the basis of their academic merit, leadership potential, and civic engagement. A joint effort of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Egyptian Ministry of International Cooperation and AUC, LEAD has offered selected students scholarships to study at AUC and provided them with the knowledge and skills necessary to become future leaders of Egypt.
Sahar Nasr, minister of international cooperation; Sherry Carlin, USAID mission director; Sohair Saad, LEAD program director and executive director of student financial affairs and scholarships, AUC; representatives of the U.S. Embassy and the Egyptian government; partner NGOs, AUC faculty and staff and LEAD alumni.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016; 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Moataz Al Alfi Hall, AUC New Cairo