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  • International Students Overcoming War (ISOW) at Wilfrid Laurier University

    ISOW Scholarship

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    The ISOW Scholarship covers living costs and tuition for the duration of an undergraduate or graduate program at Laurier. Currently, ISOW does not receive applications for scholarships directly.

    However, if you are interested in the scholarship program and believe that you would qualify for an ISOW scholarship at Laurier, please visit our partner organizations’ websites for applications. If you are selected through our partner organization, you will then be put into contact with us for a separate application process. ISOW partners with organizations to locate and financially support Scholars. At present, ISOW is partnered with the Daughters for Life Foundation, Jusoor Syria and Prospect Bruma

  • Details at a glance

    All fields of study
    No deadline has been announced
    Bachelor's, Master's
    Full scholarship for the full period of studies
    There is no age limit
  • Requirements

    Targeted nationalities
    Targeted Country of Asylum
    Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, Syria
    Accepted status documentation
    Not required
    Language of Instruction
    Language Proficiency Level
    Which certificate do you require to prove the required language proficiency?
    TOEFL 560 (iBT 83), IELTS 6.5, Duolingo 115
  • More details about this opportunity

    • What is covered in this program
      Application fees
      Monthly stipend (e.g. food allowance)
      Local transportation expenses
      Health insurance
      Mentoring or psycho-social support
      Travel costs to the third country
      Pre-admission exam fees
      Settling in
    • Type(s) of visa/residency permit granted upon arrival
      Student visa
    • Is the student allowed to work while studying?
    • Can the nuclear family accompany or join the main applicant?
    • Are there options to stay after graduation?
      Not applicable
    • Application period
      Interested students must apply through a partner organization that can be found on ISOW's website. Each organization has specific criteria for applications and varying deadlines.
  • For further questions contact the scholarship provider

  • Additional note

    ISOW is a student-led and student-funded humanitarian initiative at Wilfrid Laurier University. ISOW seeks to meaningfully respond to the devastating impacts of war by providing full scholarships to students from conflict areas. We also seek to educate Laurier students about the impacts of international conflicts by promoting intercultural learning and globally-engaged citizenship. 

  • Disclaimer

    The content presented on this site has originated from the third party providers. UNHCR is not responsible for the application process or oversight of the opportunities presented here. Questions on a particular opportunity should be directed to the relevant provider.

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