The EDU-SYRIA/EDU-JORDAN programme, funded by the European Union through the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis, the EU Madad Fund, and managed by the German Jordanian University, announced a new set of fully funded scholarships for vulnerable Jordanian and Syrian refugee youths for the upcoming academic year 2020/2021.
The new set includes 250 scholarships for technical diploma and bridging for BA at Luminus technical University College, 300 Bachelor’s Degree scholarships at Zarqa University for Syrian refugees, in addition to 100 scholarships for the Queen Rania Teacher Academy’s Teacher Education Professional Diploma for Jordanian teachers. These scholarships cover a wide variety of majors at the partner educational institutes.
The EDU-SYRIA/EDU-JORDAN programme is part of the EU-funded project to support higher education for Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanian youth, aiming to provide young students with opportunities to pursue higher education (bachelor and master’s degrees), vocational education, technical training, special entrepreneurial training, and labour market-oriented courses, as well as summer programmes for high school students. The EDU-SYRIA/EDU-JORDAN scholarship project, led by the German Jordanian University in partnership with multiple institutes, has awarded over 1,800 scholarships so far, with the aim of providing 3,000 scholarships by the end of the project’s tenure.