Educational Advising—West Bank

AMIDEAST hosts the EducationUSA advising center in the West Bank/Ramallah on behalf of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. As part of the EducationUSA network of more than 425 advising centers worldwide, it maintains EducationUSA ethical standards

SERVICES

The EducationUSA center in the West Bank/Ramallah offers a full range of services to help students and professionals access higher education at more than 4,000 U.S. colleges and universities. These services include:

  • Free introductory public information sessions on various aspects of U.S. education.
  • Individual consultations on U.S. study.
  • Application support services.
  • Access to our extensive collections of materials on U.S. and regional educational opportunities available for public use.

Accredited U.S. institutions are welcome to participate in direct videoconferences on various aspects of U.S. study, and otherwise help those that the center serves to learn more about U.S. education. AMIDEAST also facilitates visits to the West Bank by U.S. university recruiters and touring U.S. college fair groups.

All sessions are free and open to the public.

You can view a snapshot of our main activities and events that occurred between October 2018 through September 2019 on the following link: https://mailchi.mp/5a1e023cdf72/educationusa-westbank-advising-center-a-snapshot

Scholarships for the 2020 EducationUSA Academy 


The U.S. Embassy’s Palestinian Affairs Unit (PAU) and EducationUSA are pleased to announce scholarships for Palestinian students to attend the 2020 EducationUSA Academy. The Academy is a U.S. Department of State-sponsored pre-college academic enrichment program for international high school students that prepares them to submit strong applications to U.S. universities and ultimately choose to study in the United States.

The Palestinian Affairs Unit in Jerusalem will fund 12 scholarships for economically disadvantaged, high-performing students for the 2020 EducationUSA Academy. Eligible applicants for PAU-funded scholarships must be:

- Palestinians, living in and attending schools in Gaza, Jerusalem, or the Ramallah, Hebron, and Nablus areas. Note that applicants should be residing in one of these areas at the time of application submission and during the interview process. (Note: U.S. citizens, including dual nationals, and green card holders are not eligible to apply.

- 15 to 17 years of age;

- Candidates must be economically disadvantaged and high-performing students. 

- Are committed to returning to their home country/community following completion of the program;

- Applicants must be intermediate to advanced English speakers (i.e. B2 or higher on the CEFR); some host institutions may require higher levels of proficiency.

- Applicants must have a strong interest in experiencing college/university life on a U.S. campus and gaining skills needed to access U.S. higher education opportunities in the future.

Deadline for application: Sunday, February 16, 2020

For more information on the program and how to apply, please download the announcement form. 

Attend our free weekly public sessions at EducationUSA Advising Center:  

Undergraduate Session every Sunday from 2:00pm-3:00pm.

Graduate Session every Sunday from 3:00pm-4:00pm.

For individual consultations, please email us at ramallah@educationusa.org

Location: AMIDEAST Al-Bireh (Ramallah District) Office

Competitive College Club

The Competitive College Club (CCC) is an EducationUSA initiative that aids top-tier students in building competitive applications to U.S. universities. The club provides sessions on Your 5 Steps to U.S. Study such as selecting the best fit universities, standardized testing, essay writing, scholarships and financial aid opportunities, and more. Students in high school who are in the top 10% of their class and dedicated to achieving their goal of studying in the U.S. are welcome to apply.

If you are interested in joining the club, send us an email stating your name, education level and city of residence to ramallah@educationusa.org

 

AMIDEAST hosts the EducationUSA advising center in the West Bank/Ramallah on behalf of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. As part of the EducationUSA network of more than 425 advising centers worldwide, it maintains EducationUSA ethical standards

SERVICES

The EducationUSA center in the West Bank/Ramallah offers a full range of services to help students and professionals access higher education at more than 4,000 U.S. colleges and universities. These services include:

  • Free introductory public information sessions on various aspects of U.S. education.
  • Individual consultations on U.S. study.
  • Application support services.
  • Access to our extensive collections of materials on U.S. and regional educational opportunities available for public use.

Accredited U.S. institutions are welcome to participate in direct videoconferences on various aspects of U.S. study, and otherwise help those that the center serves to learn more about U.S. education. AMIDEAST also facilitates visits to the West Bank by U.S. university recruiters and touring U.S. college fair groups.

All sessions are free and open to the public.

You can view a snapshot of our main activities and events that occurred between October 2018 through September 2019 on the following link: https://mailchi.mp/5a1e023cdf72/educationusa-westbank-advising-center-a-snapshot

Scholarships for the 2020 EducationUSA Academy 


The U.S. Embassy’s Palestinian Affairs Unit (PAU) and EducationUSA are pleased to announce scholarships for Palestinian students to attend the 2020 EducationUSA Academy. The Academy is a U.S. Department of State-sponsored pre-college academic enrichment program for international high school students that prepares them to submit strong applications to U.S. universities and ultimately choose to study in the United States.

The Palestinian Affairs Unit in Jerusalem will fund 12 scholarships for economically disadvantaged, high-performing students for the 2020 EducationUSA Academy. Eligible applicants for PAU-funded scholarships must be:

- Palestinians, living in and attending schools in Gaza, Jerusalem, or the Ramallah, Hebron, and Nablus areas. Note that applicants should be residing in one of these areas at the time of application submission and during the interview process. (Note: U.S. citizens, including dual nationals, and green card holders are not eligible to apply.

- 15 to 17 years of age;

- Candidates must be economically disadvantaged and high-performing students. 

- Are committed to returning to their home country/community following completion of the program;

- Applicants must be intermediate to advanced English speakers (i.e. B2 or higher on the CEFR); some host institutions may require higher levels of proficiency.

- Applicants must have a strong interest in experiencing college/university life on a U.S. campus and gaining skills needed to access U.S. higher education opportunities in the future.

Deadline for application: Sunday, February 16, 2020

For more information on the program and how to apply, please download the announcement form. 

Attend our free weekly public sessions at EducationUSA Advising Center:  

Undergraduate Session every Sunday from 2:00pm-3:00pm.

Graduate Session every Sunday from 3:00pm-4:00pm.

For individual consultations, please email us at ramallah@educationusa.org

Location: AMIDEAST Al-Bireh (Ramallah District) Office

Competitive College Club

The Competitive College Club (CCC) is an EducationUSA initiative that aids top-tier students in building competitive applications to U.S. universities. The club provides sessions on Your 5 Steps to U.S. Study such as selecting the best fit universities, standardized testing, essay writing, scholarships and financial aid opportunities, and more. Students in high school who are in the top 10% of their class and dedicated to achieving their goal of studying in the U.S. are welcome to apply.

If you are interested in joining the club, send us an email stating your name, education level and city of residence to ramallah@educationusa.org