Eligibility criteria

  • Female applicant
  • Citizen of the Middle East (Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, etc…)
  • For undergraduate degrees:High School transcripts (grade twelve, eleven, and ten) with a Grade Point Average of above 75% unless otherwise specified by the host university.
  • For graduate degrees:Undergraduate degree (BA, BSc, etc..) with a Grade Point Average of  or above 75% unless otherwise specified by the host university.
  • Meet English Language requirements (TOEFL/IELTS/other English and Math tests) of the host university, or French requirements for French host universities.
  • Additional requirements might be requested by the host university.

Click below to download the criteria in Arabic

Daughters fo Life Scholarship Information – Arabic

 Required documents

– Applicants shall submit applications in digital format –
  • 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
  • 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

Click here to download the 2015 Scholarship Application Form

DFL application 2015

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 Daughters for Life Scholarship Application digitally.
  • Submission of completed Academic Institution’s Admission Application where applicable.
  • Submission of all Required Documents outlined above.

Need more information?

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


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