AUC awards lead scholarships to 57 top Egyptian students

Published October 13th, 2009 - 10:03 GMT

A ceremony welcoming the sixth group of the Leadership for Education and Development program (LEAD) scholarship recipients.

The program offers full tuition scholarships to students -- one male and one female - from each of Egypt’s 29 governorates.

LEAD is a joint program of the US Agency for International Development, the Egyptian Ministry of International Cooperation and The American University in Cairo.

U.S. Ambassador to Egypt Margaret Scobey, USAID Mission Director Hilda M. Arellano, Cairo Governor Abdel-Azim al-Wazir, Assiut Governor General Nabil El-Ezaby, and AUC President David D. Arnold.

Moataz Al-Alfi Terrace, New Cairo Campus 

Tuesday, October 13, 2009, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Media interested in coverage should contact Doaa Farag at +202.2615.3702, +2.012.733.4989, Press will need to present valid credentials on campus.

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