Women’s empowerment

In Fall 2019, the Spark of Hope Foundation, working closely with McGill University, helped Safia Amiry from Afghanistan move from the United States to Montreal. Safia completed her Master’s degree in international development at Ohio University on a Fulbright Scholarship, and her dream was to pursue a PhD. She was...

Support for a second degree

We recently interviewed May Alherek, a scholar from Syria who was the very first student the Foundation supported, for her undergraduate degree, and are now supporting for her Master's degree.How has this scholarship helped you further your education?While education is supposed to be a human right, in today’s world it...

Coping with COVID-19

Our mission is to create an outsized impact in communities around the world through educating and developing leadership in bright young women, and Spark of Hope Foundation alumnae and scholars are doing just that during this difficult time.Twenty-four of our scholars are in medicine, working and looking to improve healthcare...