SPARK Scholarships for Syrian Refugees in Iraq

Field of Study: All subjects
Country of scholarship: Iraq
Country of Citizenship: Syria


The nongovernmental organization SPARK, with support from the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian crisis, also known as the ‘Madad’ Fund, is supporting young Syrian people in Iraq (including the Kurdistan Region of Iraq) to access higher education, to enhance their skills and contribute to rebuilding their war-torn country. 

Syrian refugees who are residing in Iraq and want to study a two-year Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programme in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq can apply for a full scholarship that covers tuition fees and provides a monthly stipend of $210 per month for every month they are enrolled.

Deadline: Open 


Candidates must:

– Have successfully completed high school or the equivalent.

– Hold Syrian nationality.

– Not have sufficient financial means to pursue higher education.

– Be between 17 and 30 years old.

– Be able to reside in the Kurdistan Region during the academic year.

Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates with high academic performance and motivation are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply: Click on “Apply for this programme” and you will access the application page. If this is your first time applying, click “Start” to make an account. If you have applied before or have signed up already, you can manage your application by clicking “Login.”

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