31 January 2019.


The study will be available in Cairo, Alexandria, and Mansoura, Egypt.

(Fully Funded)


Higher Education English Access Programme HEEAP- HOPES

The HOPES project – Opportunities and Areas of Higher Education for Syrians – funded by the European Union Regional Credit Fund to respond to the Syrian crisis, is being implemented by the German Academic Exchange Authority (DAAD) in partnership with the British Council, Campus France and the Dutch International Cooperation Commission Higher Education- English Language Program (HEEAP) This program includes the launch of English language courses in cooperation with educational institutions partners aimed at Syrian students and seeks to improve their English language, thus assisting They are in their university studies.

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In Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey, HOPES is offering university-aged refugees from Syria and local students one hundred hours of English training and English certification through partnerships with universities and other educational institutions. Courses are available in Cairo, Alexandria, and Mansoura and are delivered by teachers selected by the universities and receive training and support from the British Council.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Development of English language level.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries

Syrian students registered with UNHCR are currently enrolled in a university in Egypt to study.

Program Period

Each  round consists of:

  • 100 hours of English language training.
  • Special workshops within these lessons which focus on how to apply for scholarships and using of English at the university.
  • An online course designed to improve your English skills and enhance your chances of working (in addition to 100 hours).
  • Students are subjected to Aptis test and given a follow-up statement (after completing the English language sessions and online course).

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

You must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be 18 years of age or older.
  2. A student who is currently enrolled in the university or plans to pursue his university studies.
  3. Be able to attend classes regularly in the partner institution.
  4. To be of a Syrian.
  5. In the case of Syria, be registered with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)or have left Syria since 2011.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • The Online Placement Test, 100-hour face-to-face course, books, online Select course and Aptis test are all provided by HOPES with funding from the EU Madad Fund.

How to Apply

First Step: Fill in the application here.

Second Step: You must be subject to a placement test to determine the level of English language classes that are appropriate for you.

  • The time and place of the test will be determined at a later stage.
  • Note: Students who have submitted the application are only entitled to a placement test.

Third Step: After evaluating the language level, selected students will be invited.

Please note that we will do our best to accommodate all students but that priority is given to those who need classes in English to pursue their studies and to those who are registered with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

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This Scholarship Published by:
Lamis Moawad/ Egypt 

Reviewed by”Abdelrahman Sabry/ Egypt
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