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EDU-SYRIA: Bottleneck Alleviation Programme-BAP

November 16, 2020

EDU-SYRIA Programme is a series of EU-funded projects via the EU Regional Trust Fund (EUTF) in response to the Syrian crisis, directed and managed by the German Jordanian University in Jordan. The programme provides higher education and training scholarships to Syrian refugees and underprivileged Jordanian youth to improve their livelihood by being self-sufficient. The current EDUSYRIA phase, 15 million Euros, has been awarding 2,245 scholarships through eight Actions/Components that are implemented by a consortium of 9 national and international, academic and NGO partners. Among the consortium partners is NUFFIC, an international Dutch organization for the internationalization in education. NUFFICs’ global …

EDU-SYRIA Iftar Banquet, 21 March 2024

March 21, 2024

The EDU-SYRIA program proudly hosted the Ramadan Iftar Banquet at Zarqa University on March 21, 2024. As part of its ongoing commitment to supporting educational opportunities for Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanian youths, the event brought together about 250 students and alumni of the program, in the presence of H.E. Mr. Pierre-Christophe Chatzisavas, the EU Ambassador to Jordan, Prof. Ala’aldeen Al-Halhouli, the President of the German Jordanian University (GJU), Dr. Mahmoud Abu Shaera, the President of Board of Directors of Zarqa University (ZU), and both Ms. Wieke Waterschoot and Ms. Mary Horvers, representatives of the EU Delegation to Jordan, and …

Result-Oriented Monitoring (ROM) Visit by an Independent Observer on Behalf of the European Union (EU) for EDU-SYRIA II-Additional

March 3, 2024

An independent observer, Mr. Jan Helbich, on behalf of the European Union (EU), conducted a monitoring visit for the EDU-SYRIA-II Additional project, in the week from the 3rd until the 7th of March 2024. The objective was to evaluate the progress of the project and ensure its compliance with the EU’s standards and regulations. Mr. Helbich had several meetings with the project’s consortium partners, including Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), Zarqa University (ZU), Luminus Technical University College (LTUC), as well as meetings with the project’s stakeholder of the civil society organization, such as National Aid Fund (NAF) and …

EDU-SYRIA II Additional Closing Ceremony

February 29, 2024

The EDU-SYRIA Scholarship Program, which is funded by the EU and managed by the German Jordanian University (GJU), concluded the EDU-SYRIA II-Additional project journey with a closing ceremony took place at GJU-Main Campus, on 29th February 2024. It aimed to provide 200 students with educational scholarships for Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanians in host communities affected by the Syrian crisis. This closing ceremony was held under the patronage of  Prof. Ala’aldeen Al-Halhouli, the GJU President, and attended by Ms. Wieke Waterschoot, Attaché/Programme Manager at the EU Delegation to Jordan, Dr. Dhiah el Diehn I. Abou-Tair, the EDU-SYRIA Project Manager, and …

Entrepreneurship Training Scholarship Program

February 22, 2024

The EDU-SYRIA/EDU-JORDAN program, funded by the EU through the regional trust fund “Madad” in response to the Syrian crisis and managed by the German Jordanian University, announces that the door is now open for youth from underprivileged Jordanian and Syrian refugees to apply for Entrepreneurship Training Scholarship Programme” (ETSP) in Partnership with Luminus JordanStart. The Entrepreneurship Training Scholarship Programme” program in Partnership with Luminus JordanStart aims to provide proper entrepreneurial training and office space for 40 groups formed of Jordanian and Syrian youths to transform their progressive ideas into actual projects that can best serve their local communities. The Entrepreneurship Training Scholarship …

Academic Meeting | Bachelor Scholarship Program (BSP)

December 13, 2023

EDU-SYRIA held an academic gathering at Zarqa University for the beneficiaries of the Bachelor Scholarship Program (BSP) on Wednesday, 13th of December 2023. A hundred students attended the meeting, focusing on promoting an open dialogue to encourage questions, suggestions, and concerns. The aim was to strengthen the commitment to supporting students and advancing their education. Dr. Ala’ Khalifa, EDU-SYRIA Academic Supervisor, Dr. Khaled Zaedeen, ZU Dean of Admissions and Registration, and Mr. Ibrahim Al-Hariri, EDU-SYRIA Academic Advisor at Zarqa University, were present, valuing the invaluable input and perspectives shared by the students. The meeting emphasized direct engagement with the beneficiaries, …