Filling the Funding Gap

LE•O supports two groupings of Palestinian students: LE•O Scholars who receive the lion’s share of our scholarship dollars, and LE•O Student Service Recipients (39 in all) who receive guidance, guardianship, soft skills development some financial assistance to fill their scholarship “Funding Gap.”

It is important for our donors and supporters to understand that while we match the students with college preparation sources, resources and mentors, the selection for appropriate scholarships and provide the additional funding between the scholarship and the actual cost; we also must provide funds to cover travel related expenses, passports, visas, clothing, dorm room set up, books and supplies, emergency funds and the administrative costs of operating LE•O to ensure that the opportunities for our Scholars and Student Service Recipients becomes a reality.

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