The 2016-2017 application for the Banaa Scholars Program is OPEN. Click here for more information!
Mohamed Ahmed graduated from the University of Rochester this spring!
The two new Banaa Scholars, Salva and Jacob, have arrived! Read about their arrival and this year’s Summer Summit here.
The George Washington University and the University of Rochester both accepted NEW BANAA SCHOLARS for the 2013-14 school year. Read about GW’s second Banaa scholar here.
Makwei Mabioor Deng, the first student to receive a Banaa scholarship, is now the Country Fellow for the International Growth Centre (IGC) in South Sudan.
Makwei graduated from the George Washington University in 2012, and returned to his home nation of South Sudan [08/17/12].
In April 2010, the Clinton Global Initiative honored Banaa and Makwei at the annual CGI-U conference. Click here for the story!
Banaa has received over 170 applications since our first call for applications in 2008! Dozens of qualified peace-builders are awaiting scholarship opportunities. Bring a scholar to your campus!
Banaa in the News• University’s Second Banaa Scholar Arrives at GW [GWToday 8/19/2013]
• Student Activism Brings Sudan Native to GWU
Featured on the Front page of the Washington Post!