Universities and Educational Funding Fair

Member

Yaser Maarouf


Duration

From July 9 to 11, 2018

Target

Pre-college students and student funding associations


Target population

1870


Target avg age

17


People impacted

3000


Root cause

Why do students get lost after high school ?


Sustainable Development Goal

Quality Education


Development stage

Education and Economic Empowerment


Purpose

to provide opportunities for the pre-college students to choose the suitable major and help them with financial support through coordinating with funding institutes, as well as several presentations about the different majors in private and governmental universities.


Overview

The project helped JCI members learn to organize an event with multiple partners and associations included. It provided several chances to coordinate between different teaching institutes and funding corporations. Through all of this, the project provided pre-college students with a better understanding of universities and the many majors they present. The students were able to choose the most suitable major, as well as providing them with financial support. The project also helped empower the region on the economic level through the networking that took place between the students and the funding institutes and between the universities.


Results

The project helped JCI members learn to organize an event with multiple partners and associations included, it also provided several chances to coordinate between different teaching institutes and funding corporations. Through all of this, the project provided pre-college students with a better understanding of universities and the many majors they present. The students were able to choose the most suitable major, as well as providing them with financial support. The project also helped empower the region on the economic level through the networking that took place between the students and the funding institutes and between the universities. In addition, the fair provided members of the local chapter with job opportunities. Also, the presentations and training sessions that took place in the fair attracted a great number of interested pre-college students. Alas, the fair had a great impact and result on the economic and strategic level.


Recommendations

Field trips to the universities and visits to the many facilities. Attract international scholarships and grants.

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