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Opportunities For Students

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!

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Universities Connect

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.

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Organizations Connect

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.

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Latest News

If the risk of a “lost generation” of Syrian students and academics is to be avoided, universities in the region must be part of the solution. Read more

26 June, 2017

When Hadi Althib fled Syria to escape military service in 2016, his education was not the first thing on his mind. Althib, 23, was most concerned about settling into his new life in Turkey. Once he arrived in Gaziantep, a city not far from the Syrian border, he focused on finding a job and a place to live. But as he settled into his new role managing youth development programs remotely for refugee camps and shelters in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan, he knew he wanted to go back to school. Read more

21 June, 2017