About us


Our mission is to provide underprivileged Palestinian students the support they need to pursue higher education and improve their lives.

Our programs


The PSSF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting disadvantaged Palestinian students in higher education. Each year, the PSSF provides numerous college scholarships to Palestinian students from cities including Haifa, Jaffa, Akka, Jerusalem, Nazareth and more.

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Our Impact

Our scholarships empower Palestinian students by giving them the financial assistance to obtain their Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD degrees. Additionally, PSSF scholarships give students the moral support they need by showing them that we truly care about their education and success – because we believe that knowledge leads to dignity, freedom, and justice!


Our Last Event

Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 12 PM CST – Brightening the Future of Palestinian Students


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Third Annual Fundraising Dinner

The PSSF held its 3rd Annual Fundraising Dinner at Alhambra Palace in Chicago on September 11, 2019. The special guest speaker for the event was Rami Nashashibi, the executive director of the Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN). Dr. Nashashibi is a MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellow and a 2018 Opus Prize…

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Board Members Visit Students in 2019 Trip to Palestine

Members of the PSSF Board of Directors made their annual trip to Palestine in support of the PSSF mission. They visited the University of Haifa, Bethlehem University and Al-Quds University during their trip. Scholarship recipients from these universities met with members of the board and described the positive impact…