EDU-SYRIA Students Achieved First Place in the Inclusive Early Education Hackathon

February 12, 2023

EDU-SYRIA students of the Bachelor Scholarship Program (BSP) at Zarqa University, Tasneem Halawani and Shaimaa Al-Asimi from the College of Technology Engineering, Department of Architecture won the first place in The Community Innovation Challenge: The Inclusive Early Education Hackathon on Sunday 12th of February 2023. The Community Innovation Challenge: The Inclusive Early Education Hackathon was organized by Leaders of Tommorow in partnership with Early Childhood Education for Jordanian and Syrian Children in Jordan – ECE (HEROES), implemented by The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The project …

JICA Scholarship Information Session for EDU-SYRIA Beneficiaries

February 6, 2023

Zarqa University hosted an information session of the “Japanese Initiative for the Future of Syrian Refugees (JISR)” at the academic corner designated for EDU-SYRIA beneficiaries at Zarqa University on Thursday 26th of January 2023. A total of 50 EDU-SYRIA students attended the information session presented by Nozomi Ohashi and Rawan Salhi. Ms. Salehi provided a thorough description of the Japanese scholarship and the application process that would be useful for students who deemed eligible to apply for the scholarship. It is worth mentioning that the EDU-SYRIA program, the Japanese Scholarship (JICA), and Zarqa University have been working together for five …

Master’s Degree Scholarship Opportunities in Japan

February 1, 2023

The “Japanese Initiative for the future of Syrian Refugees (JISR)” offers scholarships for Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon to complete their master’s degree in Japanese universities. Applicants need to send their application online by Friday, 10th of March 2023. Application link available in the Application Guidelines: More information on the scholarship and the eligibility criteria is available here: Contact email:

EDU-SYRIA Ninth Consortium Management Meeting

January 26, 2023

EDU-SYRIA held the Ninth Consortium Management Meeting at Jordan University of Science & Technology on 26th of January 2023. The meeting was attended by EDU-SYRIA management team, the EU representative and the project partners of ZU, LTUC, QRTA and DAAD. Throughout the meeting, an update on EDU-SYRIA project was presented. EDU-SYRIA contribution to the Study and Career Opportunities Virtual Fair and EDU-SYRIA Beneficiaries Satisfaction Survey were introduced. Moreover, the partners presented the progress and challenges of their actions and their future plans and recommendations for the next quarter. The meeting concluded with an open discussion that addressed the different matters …

Manara Information Session for EDU-SYRIA Beneficiaries

January 25, 2023

Manara held an online introductory session on Wednesday 25th of January 2023 to introduce their job program’s procedures to EDU-SYRIA beneficiaries of software engineering and computer science backgrounds. The session was followed with Q&A to clarify the inquiries of the beneficiaries. It is worth mentioning that Manara is a bridge between top computer scientists from the Middle East & North Africa and their dream jobs with 90% employment rate. The link to sign up to the Manara program is: The link to practice for the coding assessment is: The coding assessment will be hosted on:

EDU-SYRIA Celebrates the Achievements of TEPD Graduates

January 19, 2023

Amman – EDU-SYRIA Scholarship Program, funded by the European Union and managed by the German Jordanian University, celebrated on Thursday 19th of January 2023, the achievements of 76 vulnerable Jordanians who successfully completed the Teacher Education Professional Diploma (TEPD) at Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA) on the academic year 2021-2022. The ceremony was to celebrate the second cohort of the Teacher Certificate Scholarship Program (TCSP) granted by EDU-SYRIA and was attended by the President of the University of Jordan, Prof. Natheer Obeidat, Ambassador of the European Union to Jordan, Ms. Maria Hadjitheodosiou, GJU President, Prof. Ala’aldeen Al-Halhouli, the CEO of …

Entrepreneurship Training Scholarship Program Information Session for EDU-SYRIA Beneficiaries

December 1, 2022

Zarqa University hosted an information session by the leading business accelerator & seed investor Luminus Jordan Start to introduce the Entrepreneurship Training Scholarship Program (ETSP) provided by EDU-SYRIA for Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanians to turn ideas into actual businesses on Thursday 1st of December 2022. The information session was moderated by Ms. Anwar Bani Amer, the Outreach Officer at Luminus Jordan Start) and attended by Mr. Ibrahim Al-Hariri, the Academic Advisor of EDU-SYRIA at Zarqa University, and more than 100 enrolled and graduated students who were invited and expressed their interest in applying for the Entrepreneurship Training Scholarship Program. The …