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Travel Grants for Displaced Syrian Students.
IIE PEER Travel Grants will provide Syrian students accepted into a degree program at an accredited higher institution outside of their home country with critical funding to cover their travel expenses to their host country.Learn More
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According to the UNHCR, only 1% of the 65 million forcibly displaced people enter or reenter higher education. Armed conflicts around the world have created academic emergencies leaving thousands of students seeking for opportunities to continue their higher education. Connect to PEER and feature your university’s opportunity to help displaced and refugee students or search the PEER university directory to identify other universities working in this field.
Organizations around the world are taking action to assist students affected by crises. 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 displaced and refugee students, connect to the PEER community and learn more about our initiative, or search the PEER organization directory to identify other organizations working in this field.
The Institute of International Education (IIE) is pleased to announce the IIE PEER Travel Grants for Displaced Syrian Students. IIE PEER Travel Grants will provide Syrian students accepted into a degree program at an accredited higher education institution outside of their home country with critical funding to cover their travel expenses to their host country.
Originally published by The World Bank and reprinted with permission.
In the last decade, 36 public universities have been set up or re-established in Afghanistan. However, while the physical infrastructure has been in place, many lecturers have continued to follow traditional teaching methods. As a result, rote teaching tended to take precedence over critical and analytical thinking, limiting student progress.