The project HOPES-LEB (Higher and Further Education Opportunities and Perspectives for Syrians and vulnerable youth in Lebanon), funded by the European Union, through the EU Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian Crisis, the ‘EU Madad Fund’ and implemented by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Campus France and Nuffic, is pleased to announce the opening of the first round of the HOPES-LEB Call for Proposals. to support short-term education training and capacity building projects implemented by local institutions registered in Lebanon.
The HOPES-LEB project invites organizations registered in Lebanon to submit tailor-made project proposals that address the specific needs of vulnerable Lebanese youth and refugees from Syria and alleviate bottlenecks related to access to and completion of higher and further education and labor market integration.
The focus will be on developing institutional capacity for supporting beneficiaries with the completion of their education, preventing dropout and better preparing them for the labor market (local, regional and international opportunities).
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Proposals should come from organizations and institutions officially registered in Lebanon.
International NGO’s, regional and global research institutes and regional and global education Institutions can participate as co-applicants in a project, in which a Lebanese registered entity takes the lead.
Projects are expected to address one or more of the following three priority areas:
a) Access to higher education;
b) Completion of higher education;
c) Access to the labour market.
The projects must take place in Lebanon and be demand driven and tailored to the needs of the target group and reach as many young refugees from Syria and vulnerable Lebanese youth during their educational pathway as possible, be it face-to-face or through blended or online activities.
All projects can request funds for their actions ranging from €10,000 to €60,000.
The maximum duration of these funded projects should not exceed 18 months.
The deadline for the first round of applying for the Call for Proposals is 15 December 2020 at 14:00 Central European Time (CET).
For more information, please visit http://www.hopes-madad.org/the-hopes-leb-call-for-proposals/