Inspiring stories from the Jusoor team, our program leaders, our volunteers and the Jusoor community.

Syrian scholar to benefit from new philanthropic scholarship

A young person resident in Syria, or who has left the country due to being impacted by the current conflict, will be given the opportunity to study at LSE in 2016/17 thanks to a new scholarship set up through the generous support of Jusoor and the LSE Scholars at Risk initiative. The Jusoor and LSE…

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Upcoming concert to benefit scholarship program

A charitable receipt will be issued for the amount donated. Prime seating at RCM’s Koerner Hall has been allocated for donors to Jusoor Canada.In addition to prime seating, donors and corporate sponsors are invited to a private reception with virtuoso master Simon Shaheen following the performance. A fundraiser to support Education of Newcomer Syrian Women through Jusoor’s…

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Happy spring! And latest news from Jusoor

Dear Jusoor Friends and Family, We are happy to share with you some updates about our entrepreneurship and academic mentorship programs, annual conference, and unique summer volunteer program in Lebanon. Summer Volunteer Program Welcomes Applications Jusoor’s Summer Volunteer Program in Lebanon gives young adults from around the world the chance to volunteer at our educational…

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Jusoor’s Latest: Learning, Exchange, Creativity

Dear Jusoor Friends and Family, We are delighted to share with you information about two of our adult-education programs in Lebanon, and an update and invitation related to our Entrepreneurship Program.   The Jusoor-AUB English Teaching and Learning Program This program offers Syrian refugee students in Lebanon an opportunity to improve their English skills at…

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New opportunities through Jusoor’s Scholarship Program

Dear Jusoor Friends and Family, Since our inception we’ve been working constantly to expand scholarship opportunities for Syrian students at leading academic institutions around the world. To date, and thanks to your generous support, we have supported close to 400 students.We are happy to share with you the latest news about three of our recent initiatives under the Scholarship…

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The Global Business Coalition for Education (GBC-Education) announced its first set of commitments from the private sector in the lead up to the Syrian Donor Conference in February totalling more than $50 million. Over 50 companies have come together to support plans to get 1 million Syrian refugee children back into school this year and…

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The New Year Brings with it the Latest Edition of the Entrepreneurship Program

Dear Jusoor Friends and Family, We are very proud to announce the launch of Jusoor’s second Entrepreneurship Competition this month with the support of Boeing, Startup Next, Sosyal Kuluçka Merkezi, and MIT Enterprise Forum (Arab Startup Competition). Last year, the Entrepreneurship Program was very well received and featured a competition, online sessions, and a training…

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Giving Tuesday – Educate a Syrian Child

Dear Jusoor Family, Last year, thanks to your support we made a tremendous impact on the lives of Syrian children and youth — giving them the chance in life that every child deserves.  We enabled 1,250 refugee children in Lebanon to receive a basic education.  We awarded nearly 150 university scholarships. And we employed 47 Syrian…

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100 Syrian Women, 10,000 Syrian Lives Scholarship Program: Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to be accepted into a university before applying for the scholarship? No. However, you are encouraged to start searching and applying to universities. Any accredited university in the US and Canada is covered by the scholarship. Do I need to have received a certain score on the TOEFL or IELTS exams? No,…

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Jusoor wins Academic Freedom Award

(November 22, 2015, Denver, CO)  The Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA) has recognized the nongovernmental organization Jusoor with its 2015 Academic Freedom Award. Jusoor, meaning “bridges” in Arabic, was created in 2011 and is run by Syrian expatriates supporting the country’s development and helping Syrian youth realize their potential through various programs…

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