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Are you a displaced Syrian student looking for scholarships, online and language learning opportunities? PEER recognizes the importance of higher education for students affected by crises and strives to help you continue your studies. Click below to start browsing through the PEER database and find the right opportunity for you!
The crisis in Syria has created an academic emergency. Today there are over 200,000 university-aged Syrian students around the world whose education had been disrupted due to the conflict in their home country. Thousands seek the right opportunity to continue their studies in safe and welcoming higher education communities. Connect to PEER to feature your university’s opportunity on our website and learn more about our initiative.
Organizations around the world are taking action to address the Syrian higher education emergency. Hundreds of organizations offer scholarships, online and language learning opportunities. If your organization is one of them or if you offer other services and resources for Syrian students,connect to the PEER community and learn more about our initiative.
An Afghan refugee born in Iran, Mr. Sohrabi says it wasn’t easy for him to go to school. By age 10 or 11, he was working during the day and studying at night. Sohrabi was eventually able to study English translation at a university outside Tehran for four semesters, but as an Afghan in Iran, even that was difficult.
Adrian Melendez, a Mexican, first met Jackdar Mohammed, a Syrian, at a freshly constructed refugee camp in northern Iraq in March of 2013. Mohammed, both a refugee and a volunteer at the camp, jokingly offered the Mexican a spicy meal. A year later that encounter had changed both of their lives—and many others’ lives as well. Read more.