Top business schools provide premium education, but also demand premium fees.   Applicants are hence encouraged to carefully plan their finances well in advance.  In addition to school specific scholarships and loan schemes that are available to accepted applicants, there is a few non-school specific scholarship schemes available to Egyptians:
British Council Chevening Scholarship
USAid MBA Scholarship
World Bank Scholarship
Rotary Scholarship
Onsi Sawiris Scholarship

If you know of other scholarship schemes to which Egyptians are eligible, please email the information to
GMAT is only one aspect of any b-school application albeit an important and usually an intimidating one for many applicants.  Practice is a key element in improving your GMAT performance and we recommend  Kaplan and  Pinceton review for preparation.  For more information about the GMAT test, book an appointment or enquire about tutoring, please contact  Amideast in Garden City, Cairo or  GMAC directly.

GMAT review books can be purchased frmo the AUC bookstore in Tahrir square or online from
offers a free daily GMAT practice quation by email as well as online GMAT study guides and practice questions.
While there are many anual rankings and league tables of business schools, the Financial Times and Busienss Week annual rankings are the most comprehensive and are highly regarded.  It is important to realize that rankings are not absolute and that it is wiser to apply to schools that fit your career objectives and personal style than to schools that achieved a certain ranking in the year you are applying.

MBA Egypt is a non for profit organization whose aim is to assist Egyptian professionals in persuing graduate management education at top business schools and to create a community of Egyptian alumni from around the world.

We will soon be relocating to where we will provide richer information and discussion forums for prespective students as well as an alumni directory and potentially a career forum.

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If you would prefer to stay close to home, there are several part-time and distance learning options available in Egypt, such as:
The American University in Cairo                          Ouda
Cairo University Joint MBA Program with Georgia State University

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