Reach Education Fund

We Award University
Scholarships to Deserving
Students in Gaza and The West Bank.

In Your Memory For Your Legacy

In honor of the late Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh who was shot dead by Israeli Occupation Forces, Reach Education Fund (REF) will name its graduating class for the year 2022 “Shireen’s Graduating Class.” Reach Education Fund will also provide 5 graduate and 5 undergraduate scholarships in journalism in her name in her honor.

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Why Reach Education Fund

For $175 per month, you can award a university scholarship to an honor level student, who is also an orphan or underprivileged, in the Gaza Strip and West Bank. The average tuition cost is $2,100 per year

Success Stories


Mahmoud’s First Steps In Becoming A Neuroscientist

I graduated high school with a GPA of 98.3% in the scientific branch and received a scholarship from Reach Education Fund. I chose to go to medical school because I needed a field that gave me full energy. It’s a very bold and challenging thing to step foot into medical school, my perspective on life

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Lila Al-Swerki

Lila Al-Swerki

I always wanted to be a doctor. But I could not because my average was a bit lower than required. So I studied anesthesiology instead. It was not far until I felt anaesthesiology was meant for me. This was when I met Reach Education fund which was like a family for me. I was always

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Success Story of a REF Student

Razan: I Did Not Take Tutoring Lessons

In high school I obtained a GPA of 98.1% in the scientific branch and it was a very extraordinary time in my life. During that time I chose not to take private tutoring lessons as I wanted to challenge myself more than anything. Being chaired as student parliament at the Gaza Strip level helped build

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