Success Stories


This spring, AMIDEAST staff handled an unprecedented challenge: ensuring the safety, health, and well-being of international students in the face of a global pandemic.
As the university courses for the 578 students in the U.S.-Egypt HEI Public University Scholarships program moved online, AMIDEAST adjusted to providing student support services remotely and virtual training and activities.
For 30 Egyptian students whose scheduled summer study abroad program in the United States was upended by the pandemic, AMIDEAST arranged a five-week virtual academic exchange program with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL).
As the 2019-20 school year came to an end, AMIDEAST’s headquarters staff took a leading role in arranging for the repatriation of more than 350 students to their home countries.
Recognizing the 11 outstanding Palestinian men and women who graduated from U.S. colleges and universities in 2020.
The experience of living abroad helps AMIDEAST/Yemen alumnus and former teacher meet challenges on the pandemic’s medical frontlines.
As AMIDEAST works to foster educational and training opportunities around the MENA region, empowering women through our programs and services continues to be a priority.
In the past year, AMIDEAST has been building the capacity and operations of Tunisian civil society organizations that serve marginalized communities.
PCELT continues to be an important signature program for AMIDEAST, reaching teachers across the Middle East and North Africa.