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HEI-LOTUS scholars at BUE
October 22, 2016

Today, scholarship recipients from the U.S.-Egypt Higher Education Initiative hosted a workshop to promote career exploration among Egyptian youth as a way to enhance connections to the labor market.  The scholarship program is supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and provides assistance for talented Egyptian students to earn degrees from Egyptian private universities in fields important for economic growth.

 

 

CODEL at the Sphinx
October 18, 2016

Members of the United States House of Representatives Michael Conaway (R-TX), Ralph Abraham (R-LA), and Gwen Graham (D-FL) visited Egypt October 16-18, 2016, meeting with senior Government of Egypt officials and touring projects supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development. 

Minister of International Cooperation Dr. Sahar Nasr and USAID Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin deliver sewing machines.
October 17, 2016

Today, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin distributed sewing machines and household water well certificates to families affected by landmines in the Northwest Coast area.

U.S. Ambassador R. Stephen Beecroft speaks with farmers and exporters at a peppermint field in Wadi Nukra, Aswan.  USAID provides training, market information, and connections with exporters to help farmers increase incomes through integrating into high-value commercial horticulture markets.
September 25, 2016

U.S. Ambassador R. Stephen Beecroft and USAID Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin visited USAID-funded health and agriculture projects in Aswan governorate on Sunday, September 25.

HEI Scholars
July 18, 2016

Cairo – In partnership with the Ministries of Education and Higher Education, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) honored 86 outstanding Egyptian women today as they prepare to begin their studies under the U.S.-Egypt Higher Education Initiative (HEI).  The scholarship recipients will travel to the United States to pursue Masters or undergraduate degrees at select colleges and universities. 

“The United States Government has a long history of providing scholarships and exchange opportunities to some of Egypt’s most promising students,” said USAID/Egypt Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin. “These women join the ranks of thousands of Egyptians who have participated in these opportunities and become leaders in fields such as medicine, law, education, business, engineering, agriculture, and the sciences.” 

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