Opening Doors to Higher Education

Through small specialized scholarships and two scholarship search funds, AMIDEAST is working to open new doors for bright, non-elite youth to opportunities for higher education in the United States or at American-style universities in the region.

Diana Kamal Scholarship Search Fund (DKSSF)

To date, the DKSSF has matched 75 deserving young men and women from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia, and Yemen with scholarships at colleges and universities across the United States. [ + ]

Hope Fund Undergraduate Scholarship

The Hope Fund Undergraduate Scholarship is designed to provide talented Palestinian youth who possess leadership potential with an opportunity to pursue an undergraduate degree in the United States. [ + ]

The American Palestinian Local University Scholarships

(A-PLUS) Program will provide bright, academically promising, but socioeconomically disadvantaged Palestinian high school seniors throughout the West Bank and Gaza with full academic undergraduate scholarships for bachelor’s degree programs at local Palestinian universities. [ + ]

The Abraham Lincoln Incentive Grants Program

The Abraham Lincoln Incentive Grants Program invests in bright, needy Palestinian students with the potential to compete successfully for scholarships to pursue undergraduate studies in the United States. [ + ]

Egyptian Public University Scholarships

The U.S.-Egypt Higher Education Initiative (HEI) Public University Scholarships program and AMIDEAST-funded Excel Scholarships offer high-achieving disadvantaged Egyptian high school graduates a quality education and private-sector and practical experiences that will prepare them for careers in sectors critical to the country’s economic development. [ + ]