• Introducing the Hope Fund Class of 2017 We are excited to welcome 13 new Hope Fund scholars this year. Ten are beginning their undergraduate studies this fall on scholarships received from Northwestern University; Bridgewater, Roanoke, St. Olaf, and Union Colleges; the Universities of...
  • Putting Egyptian Youth on a Path to Entrepreneurship Forty young Egyptians are their way to realizing their dreams of entrepreneurship thanks to a continuing partnership between AMIDEAST and Citi Foundation. Since March, the 26 men and 14 women in the new Youth Entrepreneurship Program (YEP) have been...
  • Gala to Benefit Youth in Lebanon AMIDEAST/Lebanon and its Advisory Board will hold the first AMIDEAST Education Hero Award Gala this fall to raise funds to expand educational and training programs that benefit youth in Lebanon. The gala will honor the late Lebanese philanthropist...
  • Scholarships Change Lives Since AMIDEAST opened its office in Beirut in 1968, thousands of Lebanese have benefitted from its services that help students study in the USA. In recent years, AMIDEAST scholarship initiatives have helped more than 100 students win over $18...
  • Honoring an Education Hero The late Lebanese philanthropist and entrepreneur Maroun Semaan believed deeply in the power of education to transform lives and prepare citizens to be effective leaders. Because of his significant contributions to the advancement of education in...
  • Moving Day in Alexandria In July, AMIDEAST/Alexandria relocated its operations to the American Center Alexandria (ACA), home of the U.S. Consulate for many years. Built in the early 20th century, the building is an architectural gem that holds historical and cultural...
  • Congratulating This Year's Graduating DKSSF Seniors We’re pleased to congratulate 15 seniors in the Diana Kamal Scholarship Search Fund (DKSSF) program who graduated in spring 2017. These impressive young women and men from Lebanon, Tunisia, and the West Bank excelled in their college studies and are...

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