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:

Master's Programme "Economics of the Middle East (EMEA)"

The Master of Science (M.Sc.) “Economics of the Middle East” (EMEA) is an English speaking programme jointly offered by the Philipps University Marburg and the Lebanese American University/Beirut. It systematically prepares its participants for a career as an economic expert for the countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The language of instruction is English. The programme covers all central aspects of a Master’s programme in economics. In addition, participants engage in a detailed examination of various topics relevant to the economies of the MENA countries. An explicit focus on institutional economics allows students to acquire detailed knowledge in the analysis and design of economic reform processes.

Who can apply?
The target groups of this Master’s programme are young professionals active in the field of economics with some practical work experience (preferably 2 years).

What is supported?
The DAAD supports the participation at the Master´s programme in "Economics of the Middle East" at Philipps-Universität Marburg and the Lebanese American University, Beirut.

Application Deadline
April 30, 2015

Visit the DAAD program website for more information on eligibility and the application process


WMG Bursaries for Syrian Students - University of Warwick

Full-Time Master's Programme. All students with Syrian Nationality applying for a WMG Masters Course to begin October 2015 will automatically be entitled to minimum 20% tuition fee discount. This is a discount of £4,256. The remaining tuition fees for Syrian students are £17,024.

Eligibility
  • Students must have an offer to study on one of the WMG full-time MSc courses, starting 5th October 2015
  • Students must be classified as overseas fee payers and have Syrian Nationality
  • Students should be self funded. In the case where they are part funded and part self funded, the bursary will still apply
  • The bursary will be applied to your CAS after the CAS is issued. You will not receive a new CAS - this will be electronically updated prior to your visa interview. Further information will be given at the time of Visa application.
  • You are still eligible to apply for a WMG scholarship. Successful students will receive the scholarship in place of the bursary.

Please note that the WMG Scholarship has a deadline of 20th May. The Syria Bursary has a deadline in accordance of course application deadline - 31st August 2015

Visit the WMG 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.

Application Deadline

July 17, 2015

Visit the AMIDEAST webpage 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


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

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