HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Scholarships award amounts vary each year and are dependent on the generosity of our Greater Cincinnati community. Scholarship awards can be used at any accredited public, private, technical college or university in the United States. The goal is to support refugee students on a pathway to finding meaningful careers as contributing members of our community.
Applications open now.
Awards decided in Summer, given in Fall each year.
REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY:
Have US refugee, asylee, or SIV status.
Reside in Greater Cincinnati or Northern Kentucky.
Plan to pursue a two- or four-year degree at an accredited public, private, or technical college or university in the United States.
There are no age restrictions on this application, all refugees pursing higher education are encouraged to apply, including high school seniors, high school graduates, and GED earners.
PAST SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
Honoring Dean Razzak's Memory Through Creating Opportunity
RefugeeConnect established this scholarship to honor the memory of Dean Razzak. Dean’s mother, Alicia Kappers is a founding board member of RefugeeConnect. The family of her husband and Dean's father, Ziad Razzak, were refugees.
Donations are accepted year-round for the RefugeeConnect Scholarship Fund which furthers our mission to empower local refugee community members to reach their educational and career goals.