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Opening up a world of education

Children love to learn. If they are denied access to knowledge, we also deny them the opportunity to change their lives for the better.

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Only five per cent of refugee youth worldwide have access to higher education, but a degree is no longer enough. There already exists a ‘lost generation’ whose educational needs are not being addressed. The ramifications of not providing them with an opportunity to further skill and educate themselves only adds to the cycle of poverty created by conflict and forced migration.

More than just a scholarship

Al Fakhoora believes in the innate resilience of youth, and works to enable the most marginalised, particularly refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), to reach their maximum potential, despite their surrounding circumstances, by removing barriers and facilitating access to quality, relevant higher education. We place beneficiaries at the heart of our programming, tailoring each intervention to address the obstacles and challenges that they face within the economic, social and cultural context in which they live.

SDG 4.3 By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university.

Qatar Scholarship Programme

Quality Education and Student Services

Quality Education and Student Services

Empowering students through scholarships for post- secondary education, ensuring students’ academic success and mental and emotional well-being.

Qatar Connection & Engagement

Qatar Connection & Engagement

Qatar Scholarship recipients have the opportunity to develop 21st-century skills, social emotion learning competencies, through the provision of meaningful opportunities including various events, training, workshops, internships and exchange opportunities, provided by partnering Qatari stakeholders, connecting scholars to Qatar and a broader student network.

For more information download: Digital Brochure (English, PDF)

Impact

"Humanity will not overcome the immense challenges we face unless we ensure that children get the quality education that equips them to play their part in the modern world." -- HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser

Surpassing

12.8 million

enrolment commitments for OOSC

9,099

Scholarships

89.5%

retention rate

395,558

Teachers trained

45,000

schools and classrooms