Archive | Education & Training

US Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP)

The deadline for submitting a proposal is November 18, 2019. Proposals must be submitted in English, using the application form provided by the U.S. Embassy to Libya. PLEASE CLICK HERE Please click here to download useful resources, guidance and documentation (AFCP Budget Sheet, AFCP Glossary of Terms, General Guidelines for Images, Useful Resources). The full […]

US Accepting Applications for Scholarships

The U.S. Embassy to Libya accepting applications for the 2020 YES and MEPI Student Leaders Scholarships The U.S. Embassy to Libya is now accepting applications for two scholarship programs that will give Libyan youth the opportunity for first-hand experience in the United States. The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program provides scholarships to high […]

Libya Stops Salaries of 150,000 Teachers

By John Lee. Libya’s internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) has reportedly stopped paying the salaries of over 150,000 teachers and other educational staff, in an attempt to clamp down on fraud and corruption. Reuters cites a Ministry of Education statement saying that the affected staff had been receiving salaries without providing documents that […]

Edtech Start-Up Wins Tripoli Pitching Event

By John Lee. Libyan educational tech startup iStudy has won this year’s Seedstars Tripoli pitching event. iStudy is a smartphone app for Android and IOS for parents to watch their children progress at school. It will now represent Libya in the regional summit in Morocco in December, and in the Seedstars Summit 2020 in Switzerland. […]

90 projects in Libya Trained in Entrepreneurship

90 projects across 6 universities in Libya selected for the Joint Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Business Development In the framework of Support to Libya for Economic Integration, Diversification and Sustainable Development (SLEiDSE) programme, 90 projects across 6 universities were successfully selected for the Joint Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Business Development. Training sessions started on Monday […]

Applications Open for 2020 MEPI Student Leaders Program

The US Embassy to Libya is accepting applications for the 2020 MEPI Student Leaders Program! What is the MEPI Student Leaders Program? The MEPI Student Leaders Program is a rigorous leadership program that offers 60 outstanding undergraduates and graduate students the opportunity to visit and learn in the United States. The program is approximately 5 […]

Kennedy-Lugar YES Program 2020-2021

The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program is a scholarship program funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by AMIDEAST in countries throughout the Middle East and Northern Africa, including Libya. The YES Program provides scholarships to Libyan high school students between the ages of 15 and 18 to spend up to […]

EU helps set up e-Learning Centre in Libya

By John Lee. A new e-learning centre for school-aged youth was set up in Zintan by the Libyan CSO “Roaua” (Vision). This project is funded by the European Union, through EU Trust Fund (EUTF) and the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in the framework of the programme “Support to Municipalities in […]