• Students Earn Scholarships for U.S. Study To date, the DKSSF has been able to match nearly 70 deserving youth to scholarships, tihanks to the generosity of donors and more than 40 participating colleges and universities (see list). A source of pride is that this effort has achieved gender...
  • Civic Engagement Offers Hope for Yemeni Youth Faten is taking part in the Promoting Youth Civic Engagement (PYCE) Program, a USAID-funded project that AMIDEAST has implemented since 2010 in Aden, Marib, Lahej, and Sana’a, and since 2013 in Abyan.  The program follows a development model that...
  • New Course Teaches English to Visually Impaired Students in Oman The program is the brainchild of Shaikha Al Jassassi, a key member of the Al Noor Association and the first blind graduate to have majored in English at Sultan Qaboos University.  In a country where English is widely used, she was concerned that the...
  • Record Year for AMIDEAST Scholarship Initiative This fall, the eight men and seven women will begin their undergraduate studies at Barnard, Dartmouth, Mount Holyoke, Wesleyan, and Williams Colleges; Brigham Young, Duke, Harvard, Hawaii Pacific, and Northeastern Universities; and the University...

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