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Building Capacity Resilience and Hope for the Future GP4SYS

"2015 was therefore a consolidation year that brought international recognition and credibility to the Global Platform for Syrian Students as an active player and a trusted partner in the field of higher education in emergencies", Mr. Jorge Sampaio.



Over 2014 and 2015 academic years, 150 syrian students where supported and awareded with scholarships. In this period, we also enlarge to ten the number of countries involved.


The GP4SYS entered its second full operational year and managed to increase the number of scholarships up to 150 students (50% growth rate). Although the figures remained modets, they showed a fairly steady consolidation of the project. Scaling up to a more relevant dimension and achieving widespread impact should be a priority for 2016.


First students completed their degrees under the GP4SYS´scholarship programme. This fact and the short term made by the GP4SYS pan a new chapter in its activities to assists these former students to enter the market job and make smooth transition.


"The day of my thesis defence was a magic one - a day when my dream became true. I got the highest degree (19 out of 20), so I am reallt happy to achieve this success, especially beacuse I got the first rank of my class at the School of Engineering (ISEP) in Porto", Helen


In the 2015 Annual Report you will find further information about the accomplishments of the Global Platform for Syrian Students. 


For further information, contact us.


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Last modified on Tuesday, 13 December 2016 13:15

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