• PhD Program

AAF sponsored eight students in the past Five years to pursue their PhD studies in International Universities (UCL, Texas A&M University – USA, WWU Munster University, Germany, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) Germany and the American University in Cairo (AUC).

 A. PhD in Applied Sciences Program/ AUC

AAF, for the second year, enrolled one student in the PhD in Applied Sciences Program at AUC, under the name of Al Alfi Award Program. The PhD in Applied Sciences is an interdisciplinary program that applies modern approaches from the experimental, natural and life sciences in conjunction with theoretical and computational methods from the disciplines of engineering, mathematics and computer science to the solution of advanced problems of fundamental importance. The program caters to demands of industry and research institutes and places a strong emphasis on original thinking, professional behavior and ethical conduct.

Candidates interested in AUC PhD in Applied Sciences must complete in-full the appropriate application and attach the required documents.

B. Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation

The three foundations (Al Alfi Foundation, Al Maghrabi Foundation, Dr. Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation) decided to join efforts to provide the highest level possible of medical care for the heart patients of Dr. Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation in Aswan. The three parties acknowledge the importance of research and, for that reason, decided to collaborate to provide the research team of Aswan Heart Foundation with the necessary support to join the best universities and research centers in the world. The researchers, after they receive the adequate degrees, would come back to apply their research findings and provide the best medical care for the patients of Aswan Heart Centre.

AAF and Maghrabi Foundation are currently sponsoring 4 medical researchers to pursue their studies at the prominent research universities at Imperial College – UK and University College London (UCL) – UK.