Increased Education Opportunities for Roma Students and Roma Youth in Western Balkans and Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina 2019-2021
Objective(s)improving the position of the Roma population and increasing their opportunities for completing quality education
Key ActivitiesIn the Zenica-Doboj Canton around 60 secondary school students will be provided with merit-based scholarships and school-based tutoring and mentoring. In addition, the young people will be inspired to continue their studies through getting to know role models from the Roma communities who have enrolled into universities.
Six university students and graduates in Bosnia and Herzegovina will be awarded scholarships and offered support towards improved academic results and employability. The activities related to tertiary education will target the municipalities of Tuzla, Kalesija, Lukavac, Gracanica, Banovici and Zivinice. The project will improve Roma students’ transition from education to employment and promote durable systemic change and desegregation of education systems.