Are there scholarships and funding options available for the Ryerson University Cairo Campus programs?

Yes! Please find all available scholarship options for the Ryerson University Cairo Campus programs below.

1. Guaranteed Entrance Awards (open to all applicants who qualify) 

To reward new students’ academic excellence automatically upon entrance to the university. These awards are non-renewable and issued one time only in the first year of study at UofCanada. Scholarships are based upon a student’s Grade 12 admission average, calculated on the courses used for admission to the Cairo Campus. 

Admission Average 

Percentage 

95- 100%                                                

       35% 

90- 94.99% 

      30% 

85- 89.99% 

      20% 

80- 84.99% 

     10% 

75- 79.99% 

     5% 

  

Note 1: Awards will be posted to a student’s account at the beginning of each semester and following full-time registration.

  

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • The student has an offer of admission and received a UofCanada ID number. 
  • Awards will be confirmed for a guarantee upon receipt of final official high school transcripts. 

 2.  President’s Gold Full Scholarship: (Egyptian Nationality only) 

The President’s Gold Full Scholarship is granted to 10 students from the top 100 (as published) for the Egyptian Certificate “Thanawiya Ama, STEM and Nile Schools” (in recognition of the highest GPAs).

 

Eligibility Criteria for Renewal 

  • Full-time registration in the academic year 
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and above throughout study for the scholarship annual renewal. 

 3.  Athletic Scholarship: (Egyptian Nationality only) 

  • Full Scholarship for individual sport achievement at the international level (1st, 2nd, or 3rd place). 
  • 50 % Scholarship for team sports achievements at the international level (1st, 2nd, or 3rd place). 
  • 30 % for individual or team sport at the national or regional tournament level (1st place). 
  • 20 % for individual or team sport at the national or regional tournament level (2nd place). 
  • 10 % for individual or team sport at the national or regional tournament level (3rd place). 

*Awards will be posted to a student’s account at the beginning of each semester and following full-time registration.. 

  

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Submit official documents verifying eligibility for Athletic Scholarship (awards, certificates, current athletic status, etc.) 
  • Minimum High School GPA of 75% upon admission 
  • Have submitted their application for admission and received an ID number 
  • Full-time registration in the academic year 
  • Not to be on probation at any time during their study 
  • Maintain good academic standing (CGPA 2.7) and above throughout their study for the scholarship renewal. Marks will be automatically assessed every May after the student’s first year at the Ryerson University, Cairo Campus. 
  • Continue to practice their sport and play tournaments under the name of the Ryerson University, Cairo Campus. 

 4.  Artistic Scholarship (Egyptian Nationality Only) 

This scholarship is awarded to graduating high school/current students who are creative and have spent time in high school or university developing their artistic, cultural, and/or social talents. Students must demonstrate the influential nature and/or impact of their artistry in their area of expertise: visual arts, performing arts, digital/non-digital media, and/or mass communications. 

  

Eligibility Criteria upon entrance: 

  1. Submit a personal statement of contributions and activities. 
  2. Qualify for admission with a minimum 75% average from high school. 
  3. Demonstrated excellence in the chosen artistic field, supporting documents, and/or certificates required upon application. 

Eligibility Criteria for renewal: 

  1. Full-time registration in the previous academic year, September, and January. 
  2. Must be in good academic standing (minimum CGPA 2.7) 
  3. Demonstrated growth in artistic endeavors 

Value: up to 15% annually and renewable. Issued in the Fall semester only posted to a student’s account at the beginning of each semester, following full-time registration. 

  

5. OTHER Financial Considerations: 

  1. Siblings of full-time registered students at UofCanada will qualify for a 10% tuition discount. 
  2. The student can combine more than one scholarship and a special discount of up to 50%. 
  3. The students must be full-time in the two semesters to get the full Scholarship. 
  4. The calculation of the scholarship and discounts will be the finance department's responsibility based on specific sequences order.
  5. The combination between academic and Athletic scholarships without maximum limitation of percentage. 

6. Academic Excellence Awards: (Open to all eligible Ryerson, Cairo Campus Students)

Ryerson Cairo Campus students entering their second, third, or fourth year of study in a first undergraduate degree are eligible for Academic Excellence Awards based upon their CGPA performance at the University.

Annual Value*

CGPA Required for Renewal

$4,000

4.15 or higher

$2,000

4.01 to 4.14

$1,000

3.85 to 4.00

$500

3.67 to 3.84

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Students will automatically qualify for Academic Excellence Awards based on CGPA performance at the Ryerson Cairo Campus in the previous academic year, as per the chart above.
  • To be eligible for renewal, an 80% course load (four or more billing units) must be maintained in both the fall and winter terms with a minimum CGPA of 3.67, and the student must have clear academic standing. 
  • Students must maintain full-time registration status.
  • Academic Excellence Awards will be calculated and assigned automatically.
  • CGPA will be automatically assessed every May after the student’s first year at the Ryerson Cairo Campus. If the student does not qualify after the first year, he/she can still earn an Academic Excellence Award in the following year if his/her CGPA improves.