Announcement on DAFI Scholarship

Facilitating refugees’ access to higher education is one of UNHCR’s priorities in Iran. UNHCR works with the Government and the NGO Pars Development Actors (PDA) to implement the DAFI scholarship programme, which supports a number of refugee students to undertake undergraduate university studies. The scholarship programme covers tuition fees and living expenses.

For more information about the DAFI scholarship programme, including the eligibility criteria, required documentation and other programme details, please contact Provincial BAFIA, Central BAFIA or PDA. You may reach PDA by phone or email:   

For more information on the education programmes available for refugees as well as counselling and support for persons facing protection risks, please contact UNHCR through our hotlines or by email.