Applications are open for the AUC Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate Students Program (TLG) 2024. The Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs (NEA/AC), AUC, and the US Department of State collaborate on the Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate (TLG) student program.

AUC Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate Students Program (TLG) 2024
AUC Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate Students Program (TLG) 2024

AUC Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate Students Program (TLG) 2024

Through organized graduate study and research that advances the professionalization of emerging leaders and offers regional solutions to shared problems in the MENA region, TLG provides academically qualified and economically deserving students with the professional qualifications and experience needed to advance knowledge and contribute to the achievement of socially relevant outcomes.

TLG provides Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) students with a special chance to pursue postsecondary education and graduate from one of the following programs at the American University in Cairo (AUC) with a master’s degree:

  • Master of Arts in International and Comparative Education (MA ICED)
  • Master of Arts in Gender and Women’s Studies (MA GNST)
  • Master in Economics in International Development (MA ECID)
  • Master of Arts in Migration and Refugee Studies (MA CMRS)
  • Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication (MA JRMC)
  • Master of Public Policy (MPP)
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • Ma in Middle East Studies (MA MEST)
  • Master of International Human Rights Law (MA IHRL)
  • Master of Science in Sustainable Development (MS SSDV)
  • Master of Arts in Sociology or Anthropology (MA SOAN)
  • Master of Science in Biotechnology (MS BIOT)
  • Master of Arts in Political Science (MA POLS)
  • Master of Science in Environmental Engineering (MS ENVE)

Award for AUC Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate Students Program (TLG) 2024

The following is covered under the TLG student’s program: • Full tuition for the fall and spring terms.

  • Health care insurance.
  • Housing for students.
  • A monthly allowance.
  • Possibility of an internship or practicum, with reimbursement for any necessary local travel expenses.
  • A laptop for the course of the instruction.
  • Book deduction.
  • Two annual round-trip economy airline tickets from home to campus; alternatively, students who are unable to return home due to uncontrollable circumstances may receive a housing and living stipend to continue participating in approved program activities on campus during breaks.


  • Open to students who are nationals or citizens of the following countries: Gaza, the West Bank, Yemen, Syria, Algeria, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia.
  • Excellent academic potential with a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent, in a bachelor’s degree
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English
  • Make your financial requirements clear.
  • Possess adaptability, maturity, and leadership potential, as evidenced by interviews and referrals from extracurricular activities.

Responsibilities of TLG students

  • It is anticipated that students will finish their degrees in two years from the date of admission.
  • Throughout their graduate program, students are required to remain full-time students.
  • Adhere to the selected research initiatives.
  • Keep your GPA at least 3.2.
  • Successfully finished the program’s prescribed leadership and civic participation workshops.
  • Finished the TLG academic English writing course with success.
  • Adhere to the guidelines outlined in the TLG program manual for all activities.


  • Applications for graduate admission at AUC must be submitted.
  • The application for FHI360 must be submitted.

That’s all for the AUC Tomorrow’s Leaders Graduate Students Program. Hurry up and apply before the deadline.

Application Deadline: November 30, 2024


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