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Saïd Foundation Scholar Welcome Day 2018

29 November 2018

On Saturday 24 November the Saïd Foundation was delighted to formally welcome our 2018/19 scholars to the UK.  The scholars first attended a three hour training session on academic writing. The aim of the session was to help the new scholars to adapt to the UK academic system and to prepare them for producing written assignments for their postgraduate Masters courses.

The Foundation relaunches Amal and welcomes grant applications

17 August 2018

The Foundation is pleased to relaunch the Amal website and to be welcoming grant applications again. During the pilot year, we supported 39 brilliant projects and we are looking forward to developing new partnerships in the months to come. There are a few changes to look out for, which can be found in our new Guidance for Applicants here.
 
With around 400 events and audience numbers of almost 30,000 reached last year, we anticipate a lot more to come. Check out the new Media section of the Amal website where we’ll be adding videos and photos from our partners.
 
Please share the news.  We look forward to receiving applications. 
 
For more information visit www.amal.org.uk

Saïd Foundation alumna receives top nursing award!

2 August 2018
Alumna Intima Alrimawi was recently awarded the Virginia Nurses Association 40 Under 40 Award for exceptional nursing leaders.

2019/20 Saïd Foundation Scholarship applications are now open!

1 August 2018
To apply for a scholarship you must complete an online application by 23:59 (UK time) on Thursday 1 November.

Alumna meets Duke of Cambridge during historic visit to Palestine

28 June 2018
During his first official visit to Palestine the Duke of Cambridge met Saïd Foundation alumna Darin Zeidan at a ceremony at the British Consulate.

Rhodes Scholarship Applications open 1 June 2018

1 June 2018
We are pleased to announce that applications for The Rhodes Scholarships for Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine (SJLP) have just opened!

The Foundation publishes its findings report on its 2017 Amal pilot

23 May 2018
The project is supporting the rich diversity of Muslim cultures and arts in the UK, including storytelling, theatre, poetry, film, music and dance.

Said Foundation Annual Dinner

15 May 2018
​Wafic and Rosemary Said hosted the Said Foundation’s annual dinner on Saturday 14 April at the Hurlingham Club in London.

The winner of the 2018 Alumni Achievement Prize is announced

15 May 2018
Hiba graduated in 2015, having researched the experiences of Syrian refugee children in schools in Lebanon.

The Saïd Foundation 2017 Review

14 May 2018
The Saïd Foundation hosted more than 200 students, partners and special guests at its Annual Dinner in April 2018.

Hands Up for Syria Appeal - two years on

9 May 2018
​In 2016 the Hands Up for Syria Appeal raised a total of £4,129,841 from generous donors.

Journey from Gaza to Uxbridge

16 March 2018
​Alumna Mona Jebril has recently published an article​ in the Times Higher Education about her experiences as a Gazan student studying in the UK.

Voices of Reason: Learning from Syrian Refugee Students in Jordan

6 March 2018
We are very proud to share this recently published policy paper from Hiba Salem, a Said Foundation student from 2014/2015.

Alumna presents her thesis at the first international meeting for Scientists for Palestine

8 February 2018
​Zayneb Al Shalalfeh, a Said Foundation scholar, participated at the first international meeting organised by Scientists for Palestine.

New Rhodes Scholars

16 January 2018
Two new Rhodes Scholars have been selected to receive prestigious Rhodes Scholarships for Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine.

The Foundation says thank you and farewell to its CEO Neville McBain

2 January 2018
The CEO of the Said Foundation and the Said Business School Foundation, sadly Neville McBain has decided to move on to a new career challenge.

Applications for The Rhodes Scholarships are now open

8 June 2017
​We are pleased to announce that applications for The Rhodes Scholarships for Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine (SJLP) have just opened!

Requiem for Aleppo

1 June 2017
A stunning performance of original music and dance linked by Arabic poetry and the testimonies of Syrians from Aleppo.

BAFTA Award for Said Foundation Student

31 May 2017
Congratulations to our alumna Itab Azzam, who recently won the BAFTA award for the Best Factual Series.

Student Dinner April 2017

31 May 2017
​Mr and Mrs Said hosted the Said Foundation’s annual Student Dinner on Saturday 22 April at the Hurlingham Club in London.
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