Institutional Development and Capacity Building

We are working with local, regional, and international partners to assist efforts to strengthen and build institutional capacity across the Middle East and North Africa region.

Academic and Cultural Exchange

For over 60 years, we have supported thousands of individuals from the Middle East and North Africa who have come to this country on scholarship and exchange programs to study for long and short periods of time.

English Language and Work Force Skills

Through English language training and professional skills development, AMIDEAST is helping to develop global communication and workforce skills necessary to support successful regional economies.

Educational Services

Through more than 20 offices in 11 countries in the Middle East and North Africa, AMIDEAST provides additional services to American and local educational institutions, individuals, and public and private organizations.

  • Meet Our 2017 DKSSF Scholars Meet 18 bright young men and women who are beginning their undergraduate studies in the United States or at U.S.-style institutions elsewhere on scholarships received through the DKSSF program. The 11 women and seven men come from six countries —...
  • Introducing the Hope Fund Class of 2017 We are excited to welcome 13 new Hope Fund scholars this year. Ten are beginning their undergraduate studies this fall on scholarships received from Northwestern University; Bridgewater, Roanoke, St. Olaf, and Union Colleges; the Universities of...
  • Putting Egyptian Youth on a Path to Entrepreneurship Forty young Egyptians are their way to realizing their dreams of entrepreneurship thanks to a continuing partnership between AMIDEAST and Citi Foundation. Since March, the 26 men and 14 women in the new Youth Entrepreneurship Program (YEP) have been...
  • Gala to Benefit Youth in Lebanon AMIDEAST/Lebanon and its Advisory Board will hold the first AMIDEAST Education Hero Award Gala this fall to raise funds to expand educational and training programs that benefit youth in Lebanon. The gala will honor the late Lebanese philanthropist...
  • Scholarships Change Lives Since AMIDEAST opened its office in Beirut in 1968, thousands of Lebanese have benefitted from its services that help students study in the USA. In recent years, AMIDEAST scholarship initiatives have helped more than 100 students win over $18...
Employability Skills Training
Through targeted training, AMIDEAST is helping recent college graduates and entry-level professionals across the Middle East and North Africa acquire skills that will improve their job prospects. Click here for more.
Teacher Development
For over 50 years, AMIDEAST has worked to train English language professionals. AMIDEAST offers the highly accredited PCELT Teacher Certification course to qualified individuals. Click here for more.
Developing Future Leaders
The Fulbright Foreign Student Program is one of several exchange, scholarship and internship programs designed to help potential leaders meet the challenges of the future. Click here for more.
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