This scholarship is open to Syrian women who have demonstrated exemplary social service with leadership, academic excellence, and civic responsibility, who have characteristics reflecting the importance of empathy, humility, courage and resilience, and who have potential to serve as global leaders.
It is lead by Jusoor and administered as part of the IIE-led Syria Consortium for Higher Education in Crisis. Key partners are Jusoor, the Institute for International Education (IIE), Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), EducationUSA, and Monmouth College.
To download the 100 Syrian Women brochure click here.
The maximum value of the scholarship is $50,000, which is awarded based on financial need and can be used for tuition and fees, living expenses, university application fees, required tests, and airfare. Finalists will be asked to fill in a financial assessment form, which will evaluate candidates’ ability to contribute to their studies. The scholarship will cover the remaining expenses up to the maximum value.
Solid academic plans for degree
Solid plans for future, beyond academic degree
Extraordinary strength of character (leadership and overcoming major obstacles)
Interest in and commitment towards helping Syria
Please check back in early 2018 for application instructions for the 2018-2019 academic year. Contact Christina for more information.
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