Students, please direct all questions related to studying in the U.S. to EducationUSA Syria at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have questions related to to studying in schools outside of the U.S., please contact: SyriaScholarships@jusoor-sy.org.
قرأت عن التحالف السوري لدعم التعليم العالي خلال الأزمات باللغة العربية
IIE, IIT and Jusoor will collaborate with the U.S. Department of State's EducationUSA network to help ensure Syrian students are aware of the opportunities that are available through this initiative. EducationUSA-Syria provides accurate, comprehensive and current information about U.S. higher education and guidance to qualified Syrian students to access opportunities for study in the United States.
We are also collecting information on scholarship programs by other countries to help Syrian students. Please let us know if you know of additional resources.
Other Scholarship Opportunities:
مرحبا بكم في موقع اليونسكو جامعتي.
يوفر هذا الموقع منصة واحدة على الانترنت لنشر المعلومات ذات الصلة لمن يسعى أو من يوفر فرص أو خدمات التعليم العالي. يتناول موقع جامعتي الحاجة إلى فهم أفضل لمتطلبات التعليم العالي للشباب السوريين النازحين في الأردن.
إذا كنت لاجئا سوريا تسعى للحصول على فرص للتعليم العالي، يمكنك التسجيل على موقع جامعتي للحصول على امكانية الوصول إلى دليل مؤسسات التعليم العالي في جميع أنحاء العالم، وكذلك مراجعة فرص المنح الدراسية المقدمة.
إذا كنت من المؤسسات المهتمة في الإعلان عن فرص التعليم العالي، يرجى التكرم بالاتصال بنا لتفعيل حسابك.
Visit the Jani3ti Initiative website
DAAD Scholarships in Germany for Development-Related Postgraduate Courses
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides scholarships in Germany for international students for a range of postgraduate courses at German Universities which aim at providing academically educated young professionals from developing countries with further specialized studies.
The scholarship are towards eligible development-related courses. See the list of eligible postgraduate courses for 2016/2017.
- Works either for a public authority or a state or private company in a developing country and, as such, is engaged in the planning and execution of directives and projects with emphasis on development policies having a bearing on technological, economic or social areas
- Holds a Bachelor’s degree (normally four years) in a related subject.
- Has completed an academic degree with far above average results (upper third) and at least two years of related professional experience
- His/her academic degrees should normally not be more than six years old
- For courses in German: DSH 2 or TestDaF 4; at time of application German skills at completed level A2 are required. In addition, German language courses at level A2 or B1 are highly recommended
- For courses in English: IELTS (Band 6) certiﬁcate or TOEFL (minimum score: 550 paper based, 213 computer based, 80 internet based).
Deadline: Aug-Oct 2015 (annual)
Visit the DAAD program website for more information on eligibility and the application process
Said Foundation Scholarships
Type: Master's Degree, Ph.D. or other doctoral degree
Who: Syrians, Palestinians (including Palestinian in Israel), Jordanians and Lebanese
What: Full scholarships (Master's Degrees and 1-2 PhDs per annum). This covers tuition fees, a maintenance allowance for a single person, arrival allowance, thesis allowance, flights and visa application fees.
When: Every academic year
Where: UK only. The Said Foundation has 24 partner universities in the UK. Please see the Foundation’s website for a full list of partners. Applicants must apply to a partner university. Applicants for study in other parts of the world cannot be considered.
Program Length: primarily offered for one year postgraduate courses but in exceptional circumstances it may be possible to consider applicants for two year courses. The Foundation also supports 1-2 PhD scholarships a year at Oxford and Cambridge universities. Applications for PhDs at other universities cannot be considered
Applications for 2016/17 scholarships opened on July 31 2015.
Application Deadline: November 30, 2015
Visit the Said Foundation Scholarship website
Chevening Awards in Syria
Applications for the 2016/2017 Chevening Awards are now open!
Chevening Scholarships in Syria are awarded to outstanding emerging leaders to pursue a one-year Master’s at any UK university. The scholarship programme provides a unique opportunity for future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK
Application Deaedline: November 3, 2015
Visit the Chevening Awards webiste for more information on eligibility and the application process
Open Society - Civil Society Leadership Award
The Civil Society Leadership Awards (CSLA) provide fully funded master’s degree study to individuals who clearly demonstrate academic and professional excellence and a deep commitment to leading positive social change in their communities.
CSLA directly assists future leaders in countries where civil society is challenged by a deficit of democratic practice in local governance and social development.
Application Deadline: September 15, 2015
Visit the Civil Society Leadership Award website for more information on eligibility and the application process
MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP)
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Scholarship Programme (or MSP) offers scholarships to professionals from ten countries. The scholarships can be used for short courses in the Netherlands. The programme is funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The overall aim of the MSP is to contribute to the democratic transition in the participating countries. It also aims at building capacity within organisations by enabling employees to take part in short courses in various fields of study.
Scholarships are available for short courses with a duration between two and twelve weeks.
Visit the MSP program website for more information on eligibility and the application process.
Asfari Foundation Scholarships
Asfari Foundation Scholarships are available for students from Syria, Lebanon and Palestine studying selected one-year, full-time taught Masters degrees at the University of St Andrews, University of East Anglia, Imperial College London Business School and the University Edinburgh. Scholarships include tuition fees and a stipend to cover accommodation and living costs. The 2015-2016 application cycle is now closed and applications are no longer being accepted. For information about future opportunities, please check the Asfari Foundation website.
Visit the Asfari Foundation website for more information on eligibility and the application process
The Hope Fund Scholarship for Syrians
The Hope Fund Undergraduate Scholarship is designed to provide talented youth who possess leadership potential with an opportunity to pursue an undergraduate degree in the United States. This year the scholarship will target Syrian refugees living below the poverty line throughout the Mideast, but especially in Lebanon and Jordan where the needs are most urgent. Since its inception in 2000, nearly 66 bright young men and women have begun their undergraduate studies in the United States with Hope Fund scholarships.
The application closed in July 2015. For information on future funding opportunities, please contact AMIDEAST.
Visit the AMIDEAST webpage for more information on eligibility and the application process
Aga Khan International Scholarships Programme
The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from select developing countries who have no other means of financing their studies, in order to develop effective scholars and leaders and to prepare them for employment, primarily within the AKDN. Scholarships are awarded on a 50% grant : 50% loan basis through a competitive application process once a year. The 2015-2016 International Scholarship Programme application cycle is now closed and applications are no longer being accepted. Applications for the 2016-17 academic year will be available starting January 2016.
Visit the Aga Khan Foundation website for more information on eligibility and the application process
The University of Sheffield - Scholarships for Students from Syria
There are five Middle East Merit Undergraduate Scholarships, available for students from the Middle East.
Each scholarship is worth 50% of the Undergraduate annual tuition fee. This is guaranteed in the first year of study and is available in each subsequent year, excluding any years in industry or years abroad, subject to achieving 60% or above in the previous academic year – this applies to all undergraduate programmes except Medicine and Dentistry. Students of Medicine or Dentistry will only receive the scholarship for the non-clinical years (Medicine years 1 & 2 and Dentistry year 1). The 2015-2016 application cycle is now closed and applications are no longer being accepted. For information about future opportunities, please check the University of Sheffield website.
Visit the University of Sheffield website for more information on eligibility and the application process
Tomorrow's Leaders Scholarship Program in Syria
The U.S. Department of State's Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and AMIDEAST are pleased to announce this year's recruitment for the Tomorrow's Leaders Scholarship Program. The Tomorrow's Leaders Scholarship Program is an initiative for capable and highly motivated high school seniors in the Middle East and North Africa who are from underserved backgrounds. The program will provide four-year university scholarships and internship opportunities at select institutions of higher learning in the Middle East to students who have the potential to become leaders. The 2015-2016 application cycle is now closed and applications are no longer being accepted. For information about future opportunities, please check the AMIDEAST website.
Visit the AMIDEAST webpage for more information on eligibility and the application process
Daughters for Life Foundation
The Daughters for Life Foundation Scholarships Program offers young women in the Middle East scholarships in Canada and elsewhere in order to pursue English language study programs as well as post-secondary studies at the undergraduate and graduate level.
The application cycle for 2015/2016 Scholarships is closed now! For the academic year 2016/2017, please check the Daughters for Life Foundation website in September 2015 to start the application process as early as possible in the fall so that they have time to complete the paperwork for both Daughters for Life and Universities, and to complete and receive official scores for the required English language test (TOEFL or IELTS) and the SAT or ACT test.
Visit the Daughters for Life Foundation webpage for more information on eligibility and the application process
The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: EMEA
Who can apply?
Female students (all levels) in the fields of computer science, computer engineering, informatics or a closely related technical ﬁeld.
Applications are now closed for 2014/2015. We will start receiving applications for the 2015/2016 program in autumn 2015. Please check in on updates later this year.
Visit The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship webpage for more information on eligibility and the application process
Scholarships for Development: Find International Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries
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Scholar Rescue Fund
If you are an established professor, scholar, researcher, or public intellectual: please visit the Scholar Rescue Fund to see opportunities