Al-Azhar University Scholarships Announcement for the Academic Year 2018-2019

The Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Kabul is proud to announce the annual program of scholarships for all degrees (bachelor, Master, doctoral) students at the Al-Azhar University for the 2018-2019 academic year (60 available scholarships), with the equal participation of women and men in the following fields:

  • Sharia and Law
  • The Principles of Religion
  • Invitation to Islam

Registration period: April 29 to May 1, 2018

Level of study: Bachelor, master, and PhD

Location: Egypt

Related: Read about US Embassy Scholarship in AUCA

Application Criteria

Candidates must have the following criteria:

  • Be a citizen of Afghanistan
  • Have skills of writing and speaking in Arabic.
  • They must be healthy and have no infectious illness.
  • Not affiliated with and inclined to political parties.
  • The candidate and his/her family should not have security problems.
  • Only one candidate from a family
  • Should have graduation certificate of 12th Grade, (graduation year must not be before 2016).
  • Candidate of the Master’s Degree needs to present his/her bachelor’s degree.
  • The passport must contain the name same as the school certificate.
  • Present their Tazkira (National ID card)
  • Two-digit new photo size (4 × 6)


How to apply


Registration will take place from 9:30 am to 12:00 noon on Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays, on April 29, 30 & May 1 2018, at the Egyptian Embassy, ​​and interested students for registering to the scholarships must have the following documents:

  1. Copy of Tazkira
  2. Copy of the electronic passport
  3. Copy of Academic Documents
  4. 2 photos of size (4 × 6)


A test of Arabic, Holy Quran and Sharia will be obtained on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays,   5, 6, 7 May, 2018 at the Egyptian Embassy in Kabul. Those who are not registered will not be included in the exam.

Note: It should be noted that the scholarship registration form (attached) should also be filled and submitted with the above-mentioned documents to the embassy.

Download the Application