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IIE launches Academic rescue scheme for Syrian students

VU International News and Reviews No. 15 September 30 2013

September 2013

Last week, the Institute for International Education in New York launched an initiative together with i.a. Kaplan Test Prep International and UC at Berkeley and committed 7 million US$ 3 M$ raised and 4 more targeted in support for Syrian student refugees. The initiative aims for i.a. 600 scholarships, 500 online test preparation courses, 15 fellowships.

IIE is also the hosting organisation for the Scholars at Risk Network and the Scholars Rescue Fund.

Press release available through kees.kouwenaar@vu.nl.

 

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