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Opportunities For Students

Are you a 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!

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Universities Connect

According to the UNHCR, only 1% of the 70.8 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.

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Organizations Connect

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.

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Latest News

The Institute of International Education's (IIE) Student Emergency Initiatives (SEI) are pleased to announce that we will be administering a second round of the IIE-Julia Stasch Scholarship for Refugees and Asylees!

Are you eligible? Answer these questions about yourself to find out:

13 December, 2019
My name is Ibrahim. I am a 29-year old Syrian who has been living in Germany for three and a half years now. I  recently graduated from a master’s program in international economics and management at the University of Paderborn in Germany.
27 November, 2019