Jusoor-Exeter Scholarship for Syrian Master’s Degree Students at U. of Exeter

Jusoor-Exeter Scholarship for Syrian Master’s Degree Students at U. of Exeter
Field of Study: Select courses
Degree Type: Master's Degree
Country of scholarship: UK
Country of Citizenship: Palestine, Syria

The Jusoor-Exeter Scholarship will provide two fully-funded scholarships for Syrian students to study a one-year taught master’s degree in the Green Futures programme of the Faculty of Environment, Science and Economy at the University of Exeter, in the United Kingdom. Only citizens of Syrian or Palestinian-Syrian origin are eligible to apply.

The scholarship will cover the full cost of studying at Exeter and also provide additional discretionary funding.

The programme looks for people with academic achievement, personal achievement, and leadership potential who have financial need and are committed towards rebuilding Syria. Scholarship candidates must show evidence of academic excellence through their transcripts, references, experience, and the potential to succeed on their chosen course.

Jusoor (meaning “bridges” in Arabic) is an international non-governmental organization founded in 2011 with the mission of maximizing the potential of Syrian youth through education”.


28 March 2024


1 year.


  • University tuition fees.
  • A monthly stipend.
  • Travel costs to and from the U.K.
  • Accommodation.
  • The cost of one visa application.
  • Health insurance.


Applicants must:

  • Be Syrian (including Palestinians with Syrian travel documents), have lived continuously in Syria prior to the current crisis, and be currently living in Syria or one of its neighboring countries (Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Iraq, or Egypt).
  • Have applied to study an eligible master’s degree at the University of Exeter.
  • Demonstrate academic merit by being offered admission for September 2024 and fulfilling any admission conditions set by the university.
  • Not already have a master’s degree.
  • Require financial support in order to take up the offer of admission.
  • Show intent to contribute to the redevelopment of Syria.
  • Have a strong record of leadership and community engagement, as demonstrated through volunteer and/or work experience.
  • Be willing to remain engaged with the Jusoor community.

How to Apply

Step 1.
 Apply online to the University of Exeter for your chosen master’s programme for September 2024 entry. Please apply as soon as possible and no later than 29 February 2024. 

Step 2. If you are made an offer of admission by the university (conditional or unconditional) then please apply for the scholarship using the form here.

Please include a personal statement (500 words maximum) detailing how you have helped others in the past two years, your plans to contribute to Syria’s redevelopment, your personal and wider benefits of receiving a Jusoor-Exeter scholarship, and how you plan to make the most of your experience as a scholar and serve as an ambassador for the scholarship initiative.

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