Additional Help

Students, please direct all questions related to studying in the U.S. to EducationUSA Syria at educationusa.syria@gmail.com.

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:

النمسا : منح دراسية لكافة الدرجات الدراسية

  1. العلوم الطبيعية
  2. العلوم التقنية (جميع الهندسات في سوريا)
  3. العلوم الطبية ( طب – صيدلة – طب اسنان – … )
  4. العلوم الزراعية
  5. العلوم الاجتماعية
  6. العلوم الانسانية (علم نفس – علم اجتماع – فلسفة – لغات …)
  7. الفنون

تاريخ انتهاء التقديم على المنحة هو في 1-ايلول-2015 لتبدأ الدراسة في 1-1-2016

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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.

Application Deadline

July 17, 2015

Visit the AMIDEAST webpage for more information on eligibility and the application process


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.

Eligibility:

  • 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


Chevening Awards in Syria

Applications for 2016/2017 Chevening Awards

Are you a future leader? Do you want to study in the UK? If you would like to enhance your leadership skills and become part of the growing Chevening network, sign up for alerts about next year’s application round.

Applications for the 2016/2017 Chevening Awards open in August 2015.

Visit the Chevening Awards webiste 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.

Aim:

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


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

Learn more about "Scholarships for Development"


Scholar Rescue Fund

If you are an established professor, scholar, researcher, or public intellectual: please visit the Scholar Rescue Fund to see opportunities

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