Admission

The first and best lesson I learnt when I began my career was that "Everyone deserves a good education". Many families and potential students apply to MES Cairo every year and everyone is shown equal and fair consideration. It would not be possible, unfortunately, to accept everyone who applies. We make every attempt to ensure that the application procedures are as pleasant an experience and as an efficient a process as possible. To that end, it has become necessary to place clear and transparent priorities with regards to application considerations. We have provided them for you below in the  hope that it clarifies our procedures further. Our best advice is to apply as early as possible.  Thank you for considering joining our MES Cairo family. Along with our truly excellent Student Affairs and Admission Office staff, I look forward to personally welcoming you!
 Ghada Dajani
Managing Director  

First consideration is given to those students who already have siblings registered in the school. Second consideration is given to students who apply from schools which offer similar academic programmes or follow a similar academic syllabus. Third consideration is given to students with the most academic ability keeping in mind space availability and the date when the application was first processed. All other considerations may or may not play a major role in the admission process depending on the individual case. There exists academic scholarships yearly in the Modern English School Cairo. They were established in September 1999. The idea was initiated by Mrs. Sawsan Dajani, the Managing Director, and approved by the school Board of Directors.
The scholarships are given to the students (one each from the British section, IB Diploma section and the American section) who :

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  • Have an excellent record of consistent academic achievement
  • Have enrolled in the appropriate final year
  • Can show evidence of a commitment to MES Cairo school life: sports, drama, music, community work etc.
  • Have a record of exemplary behaviour and excellent relationships with staff and peers during their time at MES Cairo
  • Have a record of near perfect attendance especially at the approach to external examinations

All in all, the scholarship goes to a student who would be the best ambassador for MES Cairo.


 

Successful Scholarship winners for this year 2018-2019 are:

2018-2019
Khaled Sadek - American Section  
Khaled Megahed - IBDP Section  
Mira Anis - British Section  
2017-2018
Laila Mohamed Walid Gamaleldin – American Section Computer Science, Brown University
Lana Elseesi – IBDP Section Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto
Aisha Mohamed Monir Morsy – British Section Law, London School of Economics
2016-2017
Salma Samir Wafa – British Section Imperial College London, England
Mahmoud Mohamed El Shabba – IBDP Section American University, Cairo
Malak Alaa Arafa – American Section Chicago University, USA
2015-2016
Salma Farouk – British Section London School of Economics, England
Nour Bahaa – IBDP Section University of Warwick, England
Carol Emil Botros – American Section American University, Cairo
2014-2015
Nader Nabil Raafat - British Section   Oxford University, England
Mohey El Din Tarek  - IB DP Section  Imperial College London, England
Mahira Ahmed - American Section UC Berkeley, USA
2013-2014
Sameh Massoud - British Section Imperial College-UK
Nourjahan Khafaga - IB DP Section Saint Andrews-Scotland
Engi Enan- American Section NYU,New York University
2012-2013
Ahmed Yehia Hafez - British Section AUC-Engineering
Lyla Hussein Atta - IB DP Section MIT Boston
Alia Bassem Zaki - American Section Georgetown University SFS – Qatar  
2011-2012
Ahmed Gehad Abdel Wahid - British Section Lancaster University
Menatallah Ashraf Raafat Zeid - IB DP Section

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Moataz Mohy-El-Din El Sherbini - American Section Cairo University
Previous recipients of the award were:
2010-2011
Mostafa Essam Saad AUC
Hania Hesham El Banhawy McGill University, Canada
Dina Ashraf Bebars AUC

Upcoming Events

Tuesday 29th January
Y5 Concert Technical Rehearsal – 9.30am

Wednesday 30th January
Y5 Concert Dress Rehearsal – 9.30am

Thursday 31st January
Y9 Target Setting Day 

 

Friday 1st to Monday 4th February
Y5 Nile Cruise Trip 1
 

Sunday 3rd February
Term 2 ASAs Begin
 

Sunday 3rd to Thursday 7th February
 IEP Mid-Year Reviews
 

Sunday 3rd to Monday 11th February
DP11 Mid-Year Assessments

 

Monday 4th to Thursday 7th February
 Y8 Global Perspectives Trip

 

Wednesday 6th February

 Y9-10 IG DT Fab Lab Visit

 

Friday 8th to Saturday 9th February

IA Practice Exhibition

 

Friday 8th to Monday 11th February

Y5 Nile Cruise Trip 2

 

Sunday 10th February

Peri Showcase – 1.30pm

Wednesday 13th February

Y/G 7-8 Spring Social, Y8 Global Perspectives Enterprise Event

 

Thursday 14th February

Y10-12/DP12 Term 2 Reports Issued

 

Sunday 17th February

Y7-9 Focus Week, Y10-12/DP12 Student Progress Mtgs (Parents)

 

Sunday 17th February

FS2 Production Technical Rehearsal

 

Monday 18th February

Y1/Y2 Sports Days, FS2 Production Dress Rehearsal

 

Tuesday 19th February

Y3/Y4 Sports Days

 

Wednesday 20th February

Y5/Y6 Sports Days, FS2 Production -12.30pm

 

Thursday 21st February

Graduation Gown Fitting

 

Sunday 24th to Thursday 28th February

G7-8 Week Without Walls  

 

Monday 25th February

All US Section Course Selections Due

 

Wednesday 27th to Sunday 3rd March

Senior Trip

 

Thursday 28th February

FS2/FS1 Sports Days

 

Thursday 28th to Tuesday 5th March

IA Expedition to Cyprus