Zewail City Calls for Applications to Win Sawiris Foundation Scholarship in Stem Cells Research

 Call for Applications!

 Sawiris Foundation Scholarship in Stem Cells Research

Center of Excellence of Stem cells and Regenerative Medicine (CESC)

Zewail City of Science and Technology


Sawiris Foundation for Social Development and Zewail City for Science and Technology are pleased to announce the launch of their new research grant program for researchers in the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine. The grant is designed to provide a living stipend to researchers planning to conduct a research project in stem cells field at the Center of Excellence for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine (CESC), at Zewail City.

Scholarships are merit-based and will be awarded based on a competitive process. The application package should include a complete and updated C.V. with the following minimum requirements:

  1.     Bachelor of Science degree in science, medicine, or veterinary medicine, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or “very good” (75%) from an accredited university/institute
  2.     Wet lab research experience is required. Preference will be given to applicants who have published in peer-reviewed journals
  3.     Submission of a statement of no more than 2 pages to describe interest in stem cells research
  4.     Submission of three reference letters from professors or employees familiar with your academic performance or work experience

Qualified short-listed applicants will be invited to an interview and will be asked to give a powerpoint presentation related to stem cells research before a committee. 

Complete applications, letters of recommendation, and personal statement should be sent to zelsahn@zewailcity.edu.eg and rayman@zewailcity.edu.eg


Deadline for application is February 20, 2017, or a start date of April 1, 2017.