The Hope Fund Scholarship for Palestinians

The Hope Fund Scholarship matches bright, underprivileged Palestinian refugee students with full undergraduate scholarships at U.S. colleges and universities. This program provides professional guidance on applying to U.S. universities and financial support to students who want to study in the United States but cannot afford the cost of test preparation, testing, application fees, etc.  Download the Program's flyer.

Eligibility Requirements

Students who meet the following requirements are encouraged to apply to Hope Fund:

  • Palestinian refugees residing in Lebanon
  • Cannot afford the cost of U.S. study without scholarship funding
  • Currently in grade 10 or 11 and have a school average grade of 80% or better
  • Have strong speaking and writing skills in English

Program Components

AMIDEAST will provide students with the following range of educational advising, test preparation and testing services to improve his/her profile to be competitive enough to get accepted into U.S. universities:

  • Educational advising and counseling of students throughout the application process to U.S. universities
  • Test preparation courses for TOEFL iBT® and SAT®
  • Payment of TOEFL® and SAT® test fees and score reports
  • Payment of college application fees
  • Students who win acceptance to U.S. universities may also receive funding for expenses that are not covered by their university’s scholarship

Application Guidelines

For details or to apply, please contact Mrs. Hala Karakalla Kaadi:


       Phone: 01- 98 99 01 ext. 160

For more information about the Hope Fund and its work with Palestinian students in Lebanon, Jordan, and the West Bank and Gaza, please visit Hope Fund's website.