How to Apply

The applications for the 2024 Gabr Fellowship will be open in April 2024.

How to Apply

  • Applications for the 2024 Fellowship will open in April 2024.
  • Online application forms will be available on this website.

Application Information

  • We accept applications from the United States and Egypt.
  • All applicants need to be between 24 and 35 years of age.
  • Egyptian applicants cannot have visited the United States previously, and United States applicants cannot have traveled to Egypt.
  • Those selected are known as Gabr Fellows and are selected by an expert panel through a rigorous application process.
  • The Shafik Gabr Foundation does not discriminate on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, political party, gender identity, sexual orientation, or physical or financial ability.
  • Please submit only one application.

Practical Information

  • For more information about the Fellowship, please review the Fellowship Handbook, which will be available on this website.
  • Safety is of primary importance to the Gabr Fellowship. On matters of travel and security, the Shafik Gabr Foundation will follow the direction of the U.S. State Department and the Government of Egypt.
  • In order to maximize the benefits of the Fellowship, Fellows will share rooms. Each room will house one American Fellow and one Egyptian Fellow of the same gender. There will be no exceptions and Fellows are expected to stay in the hotel for the duration of the program.
  • All lodging, travel, and meals are covered by the Foundation. However, American Fellows are responsible for their transportation to and from the US airport selected by the Foundation, and Egyptian Fellows are responsible for their travel to and from Cairo International Airport.
  • All Fellows must have a regular passport valid for at least six months after the Fellowship program is finalized. Fellows are not allowed to travel on official or diplomatic passports.
  • All applicants must have English language proficiency.