• Reaching Out to Syrian Refugees  The scope of the crisis is immense. Enrollment of Syrian refugees in formal education at the beginning of the 2014 school year was about 25 percent in Lebanon (with 102,000 Syrian children enrolled, out of an estimated 408,000 school-age children...
  • Responding to Crisis in Yemen Soon after the onset of hostilities in late March, our staff in Yemen, Jordan, and the United States exhibited dedication as they lost little time in launching a fundraising effort to assist Yemeni exchange students in the United States at risk of...
  • Celebrating 42 Years with a New Facility in Tunisia The new five-story building will serve as the headquarters for AMIDEAST’s operations in Tunisia and replaces two aging structures that housed the Tunis office for 18 years.  In addition to consolidating the administration and teaching faculty under...
  • Fulbright Alumni: Giving Back to Their Communities Our Fulbright alumni never cease to amaze us. Not only did these grantees conceptualize and implement 15 unique projects, but they proved that the Fulbright Program is an impact multiplier. For these alumni, their Fulbright grants were...
  • Strengthening Palestinian Higher Education AMIDEAST launched the Palestinian Faculty Development Program (PFDP) In September 2005 in partnership with USAID and the Open Society Foundations (OSF), then known as the Open Society Institute, and with funding from USAID and the OSF. The $25.7...
  • ETS Global Partners with AMIDEAST in Egypt, Tunisia, & the UAE The new agreement builds on AMIDEAST’s successes in expanding access to ETS testing products since ETS Global selected the organization to be the Country Master Distributor for in the three countries in 2010.The TOEFL family of tests includes the...
  • Syrian Americans: A Patriotic Community Hiding in Plain Sight A little history is in order. Syrian immigrant families began coming to America in 1879—starting with the Arbeely family from Damascus—and their numbers continued to grow until the Immigration Act of 1924 effectively shut the door.  These early...
  • Students Earn Scholarships for Study in the U.S. Nine students — seven from Lebanon and one each from Egypt and Tunisia — were placed through the DKSSF, an AMIDEAST initiative that assists highly qualified Arab students who wish to pursue undergraduate studies in the United States but lack the...

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