Eligibility criteria

  • Female applicant
  • Citizen of one of the Middle East countries such as Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria etc.
  • For undergraduate degrees: High School grades ( grade 12, 11 and 10) above 75% unless otherwise specified by the host university.
  • For graduate degrees: Completed undergraduate program, GPA at or above 75% unless otherwise specified by the host university
  • Meet English requirements (TOEFL/IELTS) or English and math test of the host university



Required documents

  • Duly completed the Daughters for Life Foundation Scholarship Application (including essay questions) in digital form
  • At least one letter of reference from a teacher, faculty member or supervisor
  • Certified literal English translations of high school transcript
  • Certified literal English translations of transcripts from home university
  • Proof of English language proficiency as required by the host university
  • Copy of resume/CV if applicable


– Applicants shall submit applications in digital format –


  • Applications must include all the required documents
  • Applications must be sent by email in PDF format to info@daughtersforlife.com
  • Incomplete and/or late applications will not be considered
  • Only certified literal English translations of transcripts are accepted



Submit an Application

Application Form

The Application Form can be found HERE.



Selection process

Daughters for Life Scholars are selected through a rigorous process comprised of the following stages:

  • Application panel review
  • Evaluation of all application files by an internal committee
  • Interviews
  • Approval of the finalists by the Scholarship Committee
  • Final approval by the Foundation’s Board of Directors



Selection criteria

  • Achieving success despite having to overcome significant hardship or adversity
  • Financial hardship
  • Outstanding contribution to improving the lives of girls and young women, through extra curricular activities, work or volunteer experiences at her school or in her community.
  • Academic achievement
  • Demonstrated compassion and creativity
  • Committed to returning to home country when studies are complete



Scholarship application checklist:

  • Submission of completed UNIVERSITY APPLICATION
  • Submission of all REQUIRED DOCUMENTS listed above



Need more information?

Please contact us at info@daughtersforlife.com or call us at 416.640.0246


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