'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
Za'atari student wins distinction despite trials of camp life
On the third anniversary of the opening of Jordan's Zaatari camp, one student's achievements against the odds reveal the growing importance of higher education to young Syrian refugees.
Higher education programme helps refugees in Syria continue studies
Meet Fatima, one of 31 outstanding refugee students living in Syria who have received university scholarships this year under a UNHCR higher education programme.