On Yemen: In Memory of Sultan Iqbal Faqeer

With the prolongation of fighting, it was just a matter of time for AMIDEAST that tragedy would strike close to home. On June 16, we were deeply saddened to learn of the death of Sultan Iqbal Faqeer of Dengue fever, a disease that has become far too common in the deteriorating living conditions in Aden. Sultan was one of the first Yemenis to graduate from the English Access Microscholarship Program, a two-year U.S.


AMIDEAST Announces Yemen Emergency Student Support Fund

We are pleased to announce a new initiative to assist Yemeni students currently enrolled at accredited U.S. institutions who are facing financial hardships due to the Yemen crisis. The initiative, the Yemen Emergency Student Support Fund (YESSF), will provide critical, one-time financial support to selected students to enable them to continue their higher studies in the U.S.


AMIDEAST and GE Extend Professional Training for English Teachers in the MENA Region

Launched in 2012, the program is offered by AMIDEAST in partnership with the World Learning/SIT Graduate Institute and aims at raising the overall standards for teaching English in the region’s schools and universities by providing candidates with an innovative approach and curriculum that combines international best practices and topics relevant to the region.

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