Support a Student Scholarship

To address the historical under-representation of Arabs and to heighten the visibility of the Arab world at Harvard, HAAA is working closely with Harvard University on two programs that mutually reinforce each other:

§ Project Harvard Admissions, which sends Harvard College students and alumni to Arab high schools and universities to de-mystify the Harvard application and life experience

§ The HAAA Scholarship Fund, with the objective of raising $10 million to support students from the Arab world in financial need who are offered admission to any of Harvard’s schools


Fund recipients will be selected exclusively by the Harvard Committee on General Scholarship based on the following criteria established by the Harvard Arab Alumni Association:

§ The student must have been accepted by Harvard University to a full-time degree program at any of Harvard University’s schools (e.g., College, Law School, Business School, Kennedy School)

§ The student must be a resident or national of an Arab country

§ The student must demonstrate a financial need, as determined by Harvard University’s general scholarship criteria

§ Preference will be given to students that have obtained a prior degree (e.g., high school or college) from an educational institution in an Arab country


§ The Fund will be managed by the Harvard Management Company as part of Harvard University’s endowment.

Donations could be provided to HAAA which will channel it to the fund

§ Contribution Levels:


To find out more about or to donate to the HAAA Scholarship Fund, please contact any of the following members of the HAAA Scholarship Fund committee: