About FOR9A

What is FOR9A

FOR9A is the biggest dynamic platform in the Middle East that provides free educational advice, training, capacity building, and skill development opportunities for young people living in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). FOR9a provides different opportunities that vary to include scholarships (Bachelor, Masters, PhD), fellowships, training, conferences, competitions, events and festivals, internships, volunteer work, workshops, financial grants, cultural exchange programs, online courses, vocational and technical training and job opportunities.

FOR9A’s Mission

We link institutions that offer opportunities such as universities, vocational training centers, cultural institutes, training centers, NGOs, and private companies - with enthusiastic, passionate, and professional youth. We also seek to connect young people with the best education and capacity building opportunities, using innovative tools to overcome barriers that prevent young people from reaching their potential. Young people use FOR9A website to reach thousands of opportunities that play a critical role in improving their lives and career path. FOR9A offers thousands of reliable opportunities in one place and makes them all accessible regardless of the user's identity, nationality, connections and interests, which in turn breaks the elite circles that prevent youth from obtaining the educational and training opportunities they deserve.

FOR9A’s Vision

FOR9A’s real investment is to reach more young people and make a difference in their lives. FOR9A does not charge the users for any of its services and all the opportunities it offers on the website are free and either fully or partially funded. As well as, the registration and all the services and features it provides are free.

FOR9A’s Services for Users are:

  1. First: Local and global opportunities: for young people in the Middle East and North Africa, which get published on a weekly basis with no less than 70 free and funded opportunities. FOR9a publishes different types of opportunities that fall into 11 major categories (scholarships, fellowships, cultural exchange programs, workshops and courses, competitions, training opportunities, events, conferences and festivals, vocational training programs, volunteering opportunities, job opportunities, and financial grants).
  2. Second: Taalam portal for articles: It is a wide range of articles that enriches the users’ academic and cultural background covering all their inquiries regarding the scholarships/jobs application process. It also helps users to learn the English language, learn about the personal and employability skills and develop them, in addition to the motivational content and self-development articles.
  3. Third: The Specialities Directory: It is a comprehensive guide that contains more than 200 university speciality within 8 major groups. It explains in detail each major, the materials it contains, the characteristics and skills required, the best universities that teach it, the speciality branches, the jobs it provides, the speciality demand, the expected salary after graduation, in addition to the most famous graduates throughout history.
  4. Fourth: Jobs Directory: It is a comprehensive career guide, it contains more than 300 jobs. It provides a description of each job, the main skills, responsibilities, and personal characteristics needed, the labor market demand and the estimated salary. It also has been linked with the specialities directory to make the user aware of the jobs offered by each discipline.
  5. Fifth: The Aptitude and Career Test: it is a free test that helps users discover and analyze their personalities and determine their most appropriate university major through a set of questions that assess their skills, personal characteristics, mental agility and links them with a group of specialities that suit their skills, capabilities and personal traits.
  6. Sixth: FOR9A Free Online Courses: FOR9A offers free online courses with free certificates in different fields developed and produced by FOR9A team. In addition to other prestigious online courses made by the most known companies.

Register on FOR9A as a user from here.

FOR9A's Services for organizations are:

  1. Create an organization profile on FOR9A that users can follow and be updated of all the opportunities the organization posts. Post the organization’s opportunities.
  2. Marketing and promotional services for the organization opportunities, which includes posting the opportunity on FOR9A’s social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram), which is followed by more than one million followers, and to send the opportunity ad through FOR9A’s weekly newsletter email.
  3. Targeted outreach services including: age, gender, educational level, location, nationality, etc depending on the organization’s needs.
  4. Receive a final data report with the opportunity numbers.

Register on FOR9A as an organization from here.

FOR9A is run by young people from across the MENA region who seek to provide and develop the best services for its users. If you have any inquiry or have any suggestion, you can contact info@for9a.com.