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Meet the Startup Roadshow’s Winners as they Take Off to Pitch in Amsterdam

This fall, we took on a tour across 5 cities in the Middle East, from  Beirut, Amman, Erbil, Gaziantep, to Istanbul, on a mission to find the most promising Syrian startups in the region. Embarking on the Startup Roadshow, organized by Jusoor and SPARK and in collaboration with Startups Without Borders, we took on a…

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Hardship Fund

The Jusoor Hardship Fund is helping Syrian students pursue their dreams of higher education

The Jusoor Hardship Fund is helping Syrian students like Fawaz pursue their dreams of higher education.   For Fawaz, the routine of academic life was the only sense of normality after the conflict began in Syria. “University kept me going. We still had normal work, labs, reports, classes.” Fawaz recalls the daily reality of electricity cuts,…

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Summer Volunteer Program 2019: There’s now time and experience for reflection

Day 17: Thursday, August 8, 2019 Vivian Zhang, United States As we finish off our penultimate day at Jeb Jannine, I find myself feeling prematurely nostalgic for the days in classroom 10.  The last two weeks have been survival mode, an ongoing churn of planning lessons, buying supplies, making sample projects, and preparing demonstrations. In…

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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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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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Team Jusoor at The Hamptons Marathon 2015

  Jusoor has registered as a team for the Hamptons Marathon. Runners on Team Jusoor are able to run the marathon, the half marathon, or the 5k, all of which will take place on September 26th, 2015. Runners are asked to collect donations in the months leading up to the race, in addition to paying…

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Jusoor Bootcamp Leaves Lebanon with a Story of Success

After three weeks of intensive training and innovative sessions with inspiring Syrian startups, Jusoor celebrates the completion of its first Entrepreneurship Bootcamp in Beirut Lebanon. The Jusoor Entrepreneurship Bootcamp started during the second week of May following the Jusoor Entrepreneurship Competition, which selected top ten teams of aspiring Syrian entrepreneurs to further develop their ideas…

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Support 8-Year-Old Mark Asmar

Mark Asmar is an eight-year-old boy from Damascus, Syria. After two of his cousins were severely injured by a missile attack on their school in 2014, Mark has dedicated himself to helping Syrian children through his music. On April 13th, 2015 Mark recorded his performance of Chopin’s Nocturne in C Sharp Minor with the goal of raising $10,000…

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Jusoor MeetUp in Chicago, September 12th 2014

Join us in Chicago at a Jusoor social event for Syrian students and young professionals. Meet other Syrians, network, and take part in Jusoor’s programs and initiatives.

New Scholarship Opportunities from Jusoor

Jusoor has recently the following new scholarship opportunities: 1)- Jusoor Scholarship at University of Cambridge in UK Jusoor partners with the University of Cambridge to Provide Scholarships for Post-Graduate Syrian Students Read the scholarship announcement: In English – In Arabic Read the Jusoor-Cambridge partnership press release: In English – In Arabic 2)- Jusoor Scholarship for Syrian University Students in Lebanon Syrian university students seeking…

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