IIE Supporting Access to Higher Education for Afghans (HEA)

Opportunity Detail

  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Level Non-Degree /Short program
  • Eligible Region/Countries


    Sponsored links
  • Medium of Instruction English
  • Field of study Various Fields
  • Opportunity ID 77838
  • Funding Type Fully Funded
  • Duration 3 Weeks to 10 Months

Opportunity Description

Registration is open for the Supporting Access to Higher Education for Afghans (HEA) program, organized by the Institute of International Education (IIE) in collaboration with the Afghan Future Fund (AFF). This program aims to empower motivated adult learners in Afghanistan by providing opportunities to enhance their professional skills and establish connections in crucial fields.

This initiative offers online coursework and certificate programs in business/entrepreneurship, information technology, education, law, and allied health sciences, all at no cost to the participants.

Key Details and Dates

  • Application Deadline: April 1, 2024 (11:59 PM AFT)
  • Result Announcement Dates: Early May 2024
  • Online Courses Begin: June/July 2024
  • Funding Type: Fully funded
  • Organizer: Institute of International Education (IIE)
  • Eligible Countries: Afghanistan
  • Eligible Gender: Male/Female
  • Target Group: Motivated adult learners
  • Fields: Business/Entrepreneurship, Information Technology, Education, Law, Allied Health Sciences
  • Study Level: Certificate programs
  • Duration: Varies (approximately two to three weeks per course; five to ten months for certificate completion)
  • Host Country: Online (Courses hosted internationally)

Benefits and Financial Aids

The learners will benefit from this program as follows:

Sponsored links
  • Fully funded online coursework and certificate programs
  • Access to high-quality education resources
  • Opportunity to enhance professional skills
  • No cost to participants

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants should be currently living in Afghanistan
  • They must have completed some university/college credits
  • Have proficiency in English (writing, reading, speaking)
  • Be a professional at any career stage

Required Documents

Please prepare these application documents in advance to apply for the HEA Program:

Sponsored links
  • Basic contact information
  • Educational and professional background details
  • Selection of preferred course of study
  • Self-assessment of English language skills
  • Resume/CV
  • Response to one essay question

Notes: Applicants don’t need to provide a transcript, TOEFL score, or letter of recommendation to apply.

How to Apply?

Follow these application guides to submit a successful application:

  • Access the application online linked below.
  • Complete all required fields, including personal information, educational background, English proficiency assessment, and essay questions.
  • Apply before the April 1, 2024 deadline, at 11:59 PM AFT.
  • Attend the informational webinar on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at 4:00 PM AFT for further insights and guidance.
  • Contact [email protected] for any inquiries or assistance regarding the application process.


Apply Now


Please visit the official website of the Institute of International Education (IIE) for detailed information about Supporting Access to Higher Education for Afghans (HEA).


Check More Opportunities:

2024 Zaida Catalán Scholarship for YoungPeacebuilders in Afghanistan and DRC

Kaohsiung Medical University Scholarships 2024 in Taiwan

UN FAO-Hungarian Government Scholarship Program 2024–25

50 Scholarships for International Students at the University of Pavia 2024/25

Sponsored links