Thirty years of hope and higher education for refugees in West Africa
For the last three decades, DAFI scholarships have given refugees the chance to earn a university degree, providing the gifts of education, hope and a brighter future.
Stronger international support urgently needed to improve access to higher education for young refugees
'If I couldn't study, I would feel paralyzed'
A DAFI scholarship from UNHCR allows Kobra Yusufy, 27, returned refugee, to study software engineering at Kabul University and pursue her dream of teaching.
Refugee nurse on the front line against coronavirus in Iran
After earning a nursing degree on a UNHCR scholarship, Iraqi nurse Moheyman is working tirelessly to assist Iranians and fellow refugees in current COVID-19 crisis.
Award puts Malian refugee on road to university in Mauritania
Fatimetou is the only woman among this year's 18 recipients of DAFI scholarships at Nouakchott University, which enable young refugees to enrol in higher education.
Syrian refugees face tough odds in quest for higher education
Despite the assistance of UNHCR's DAFI scholarship programme in Lebanon, Syrian refugees in higher education are the exception to the rule.
Syrian teenager flees guns and wins chance to study in Turkey
Would-be chemical engineer Rawan Batal learned Turkish and gained a university place in the central Anatolia province of Konya.
German-funded scholarships give young refugees hope and an education
Germany will offer 1,700 scholarships over four years for Syrian students – 1,000 of these will be in Turkey, making it the country with the most DAFI scholars.
Making a difference in refugees' lives through education
Struggle of an Afghan youngster for a brighter future through DAFI scholarship