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Klasko Scholarship

Thanks to a generous donation from Ron Klasko, HIAS Pennsylvania will be able to provide two students with $3,000 scholarships for Fall 2020, which can be renewed for up to four years!

Eligibility requirements:

  1. Must be a HIAS PA client
  2. Must be starting a higher education program in Summer/Fall 2020
  3. Must be willing to meet with a HIAS PA volunteer 3-4 times in spring 2020 to talk about their college plans

Right now, we’re just asking for students to fill out the interest form hereStudents must fill out an interest form by Dec. 31st in order to apply in January–it only has 7 simple questions!

The application will be available in January and will be due in February.


Other Scholarship Opportunities

Sharemoney, a company passionate about improving the lives of immigrants, is offering a $1000 scholarship to one immigrant who plans to attend Rutgers University.

Eligibility Requirements/Application Process:

  • Open to first- and second-generation immigrants attending Rutgers University in the fall
  • A simple application
  • Finalists will write a 1000-word essay

The application is due in August, and the winner will be announced in November.

Apply for the Sharemoney scholarship here!

TONIGHT: Join us at the table!Join us for Thankful Together!

Thankful Together, formerly known as Refugee Thanksgiving, is happening TONIGHT at 6PM!

Register here to join us tonight:

Celebrate our volunteers who make this all possible!Click here at 11:45AM to join our Annual Meeting!

Click here to join our virtual Annual Meeting!

The Annual Meeting starts at noon, but join us at 11:45AM for an informal chat before the event!

POSTPONED! Speed Advocacy: Afghanistan

Today's Speed Advocacy: Afghanistan Facebook Live event has been postponed due to a worldwide Facebook outage. We will update you as soon as possible about rescheduling the event.