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  1. Hope Fund Scholar Wins Prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

    Palestinian Hope Fund Scholar Hashem Abu Sham’a has been selected from among hundreds of applicants to receive prestigious Rhodes Scholarships to study at Oxford University starting…

  2. Meet the Hope Fund Class of 2016

    We’re pleased to congratulate 15 graduating seniors this year. They are an impressive group, as their stories will tell you.

  3. Hope Fund Student Aspires to Use Engineering to Give Hope to Others

    Growing up in a Palestinian refugee family in Lebanon, Ibrahim Mohammad endured significant hardships. The oldest of three children, he worked throughout his young life…

  4. A Gazan Life Forever Changed

    Hope Fund alumna Iman Abu Aitah tells in an essay how her life “changed forever” after receiving a scholarship through the Hope Fund from Columbia College, where…

  5. Merhi Earns Scholarship, Will Attend Nobel Ceremonies

    An exciting update about one of our alumni! Abdul Rahman Merhi was awarded the prestigious 2015 Glenn T. Seaborg Science Scholarship — an honor that…

  6. Hiba Assi, Featured Graduate Student, July 2015

    The University of Vermont featured Hiba Assi as its graduate student of the month in July 2015: “Hiba was born in the beautiful town of…

  7. Hollins Graduate Fueled by Desire to Improve Her Palestinian Homeland

    Roanoke (VA) Times, May 21, 2015:  When Mennatallah AlBarqi graduates from Hollins University on Sunday, her mother and siblings won’t be there to watch her…

  8. High-achieving teacher inspires young refugees

    Manal Zahar graduated at the top of her class at an UNRWA school in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley and had little hope of continuing her education…