International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States. We encourage the participation of all individuals and institutions interested in international education and exchange activities, including schools, colleges and universities, embassies, international organizations, businesses, associations, and community organizations.
*Financing Your Education Session 2:00pm to 3:00pm - You can find help in paying for U.S. study, an investment that will benefit you your whole life. This session will give you useful tips on how to search for US universities that offer scholarships and/or financial aid to international students. This session will explain the funding process, the requirements needed to apply for scholarships and how a winning application looks.
*General Admissions Session 2:00pm to 3:30pm – Students applying for undergraduate or graduate study in the U.S. should attend this General Admission Session. During the session you will be given an overview of the admissions process, an explanation of the required documents and receive tips on scholarship opportunities and visa procedures.
*Diwan Bookstore at Cairo University - General Admissions Session 3:00pm to 4:30pm – Students applying for undergraduate or graduate study in the U.S. should attend this special session held on the Cairo University campus. During the session you will be given an overview of the admissions process, an explanation of the required documents and receive tips on scholarship opportunities and visa procedures.
*Medical Session 11:00am to 12:30pm – The idea of going to the United States to pursue medical education is very exciting to many physicians. This session will inform you about how to obtain ECFMG certification, required for any medical education or training program involving patient contact. You will also learn about how to apply to the residency matching program, steps to a residency, as well as visa requirements and procedures.
*Living the American Dream: University Life at U.S. Universities 4:00pm to 5:30pm – Are you applying to U.S. universities and are wondering what college life in the U.S. is really like? Come to this special social event and hear from those who have studied at various institutions in the U.S. and learn about what college life is really like and not just what we see in the movies. Learn what extracurricular activities, clubs, and events that you can participate in during your U.S. college experience.