The EU-funded project “Support to Higher Education for Syrian Refugees and Vulnerable Jordanian Youths-EDU-SYRIA III” announce that the door is now open to apply for Master’s scholarship for Syrian refugee youths.
EDU-SYRIA III program for graduate studies is a component of a larger project with eight other programs. It is funded by EU and implemented by DAAD as part of a consortium led by German Jordanian University (GJU), with a mission to find talented Syrian refugee youths and develop them further by providing them with a rewarding opportunity to study to obtain a master’s degree. Therefore, they have the ability to lead and advance their career and consequently better productive livelihood.
The deadline for submission of applications is July 9th, 2020
1. Support from the Scholarship Program
- The scholarship will cover the tuition and registration fees for a maximum of five semesters.
- One-time allowance (a stipend) will be awarded on a semester by semester based to cover basic expenses such as books.
- Scholarship recipients will receive maximal support throughout the program of study.
2. Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible for the scholarship, the applicant shall meet the following:
- Being a Syrian refugee who currently lives in Jordan.
- Have asylum seeker certificate-ASC (UNHCR-issued documentation).
- Have a valid magnetic Ministry of the Interior Service-MOI card.
- Not over 28 years of age at the start date of the intended master’s degree program.
- Grade Point Average (GPA) of the undergraduate degree in the relevant program must be at least “Good” or higher.
- Women are encouraged to apply.
- Persons with special challenges/special needs are encouraged to apply.
- No work experience is required.
- Applicant who is already enrolled in a master’s program has another scholarship, or dropped out from EDU-SYRIA scholarship programs, will be immediately excluded from the scholarship.