Roma students also benefit from initiatives such as those of the Roma Education Fund that provides scholarships for higher education for Roma youth and supports communication among beneficiaries of the program.
Support for Roma students in higher education, such as the one provided by the Roma Education Fund, is one of the most recent efforts towards supporting Roma students in completing higher education studies (Garaz, 2014).
But she has a grant from the Roma Education Fund
, and a deep conviction that education is the key to success and integration.
Mihai Surdu, an expert with the Roma Education Fund
, denounces this "disproportionate placement" of Roma children in this type of school.
Six years ago, the organizations we led -- the Open Society Institute and the World Bank -- joined forces to establish the Roma Education Fund.
Continued support to the Roma Education Fund will mean that this number can nearly double over the next five years.
According to research conducted in 2008 by the European Roma Rights Centre and the Roma Education Fund
, Roma children represent more than half of the student population in 74 percent of the "practical" schools visited by researchers.
In addition, the project is seeking matched funding from the Roma Education Fund
in order to invite participants from Romania, Bulgaria and Slovakia to share their experiences since the tribal structure of the Roma population is similar in these countries to the USAID partner countries of Albania, Serbia and Macedonia.
Organiser : The Roma Education Fund
in collaboration with the Hungarian Government in the framework of the Decade for Roma Inclusion