The following programs are available to U.S. Scholars in Egypt

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Congratulations on receiving a Fulbright grant! The resources on this page are designed to familiarize you with your host location and provide important context and information as you prepare to travel abroad. We encourage you to review the readings, websites, and logistical information offered by local contacts. Click the section headings below to display the information.

Orientation Information

In preparation for your grant, orientation resources have been made available to you containing essential information that will prepare you for your Fulbright award. It is vital that you review all of this information in preparation for your travels.

You will receive more information from the Commission on any pre-departure webinars and the in-country orientation. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Commission at Email:

Contact Information

Binational Fulbright Commission in Egypt
21, Amer Street
Al Messaha, Dokki, 12311, Giza, Egypt
Tel: (011-20-2) 3335 9717/ 3335 7978/ 3762 6307/ 3762 7344/ 3762 7345

Main point of Contact for U.S. Fulbrighters:
Mai Ayyad, Senior Program Officer

Asser Hany, Assistant Programs Manager


Key BFCE Contacts for U.S. Fulbrighters:
Maggie Nassif, Executive Director

Ranya Rashed, Director of Programs

Country Information


U.S Student Alumni:

Salma Tayel
2021-2022, Fulbright U.S. Student Program

U.S Scholar Alumni:

Jacquelyn Berry
2019-2020, Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

Clarissa Burt
2019-2020, Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

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