The High-School Summer Program (HSSP)

June 11, 2024

EDU-SYRIA announces that registration is open for The High-School Summer Program (HSSP). HSSP feeds into the Educational Pathway Approach, which is a model that all EDU-SYRIA III components are based on. High school students of a Syrian refugee at Zaatari refugee camp will be enrolled in different pre-college programs during summertime, the implementation period of the program is from the 14th to the 25th of July 2024. For further details  please visit facebook page

The Entrepreneurship Training Scholarship Programme (ETSP) Follow-up Meeting at the Luminus Jordan Start (LJS)-Irbid [16th May 2024]

May 16, 2024

EDU-SYRIA arranged a follow-up meeting at the Luminus Jordan Start (LJS) site in Irbid, for the currently incubated teams of the Entrepreneurship Scholarship Program (ETSP), on Thursday 16th of May 2024. This meeting was conducted by Dr. Sameer Al-Dahidi, EDU-SYRIA Program Coordinator & Quality Assurance Manager; and in the presence of representatives from Luminus Jordan Start, Ms. Huda Obeidat, Project Operation Manager, and Mr. Muhannad Yassen, Incubation Officer at Luminus Jordan Start, and 9 ETSP incubated teams; to follow up on the progress of each team and discuss their future plans. The ETSP targets Syrian refugee and vulnerable Jordanian entrepreneurs …

Vocational Education Scholarship Program (VESP) and Six-Month Labor Market Oriented Course Scholarship Program (LMP) Academic Meeting at LTUC [13th May 2024]

May 13, 2024

On Monday, May 13, 2024, at Luminus Technical University College (LTUC), EDU-SYRIA conducted an academic meeting for the beneficiaries of the Vocational Education Scholarship Programme (VESP) and the Six-Month Labour Market Oriented Course Scholarship Programme (LMP). Participants in the meeting included students from both programs, a representative from EDU-SYRIA management team, Dr. Sameer Al-Dahidi, EDU-SYRIA Program Coordinator & Quality Assurance Manager. In addition to representatives from LTUC, Ms. Majd Al-Sbaihat, EDU-SYRIA Project Manager and Ms. Lina Sheeha, EDU-SYRIA Project Facilitator. LTUC representatives welcomed the attendees and exhorted students to keep up their hard work, noting that these scholarships gave them …

Thirteenth Consortium Management Meeting 

March 21, 2024

EDU-SYRIA, an EU-funded project recently convened the Thirteenth Consortium Management Meeting hosted by Zarqa University (ZU), on 21st March 2024.   The meeting was attended by the EDU-SYRIA management team, representatives from the EU Delegation to Jordan, and the project’s partners of Zarqa University, Luminus Technical University College (LTUC), Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA), German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), and Luminus Jordan Start (LJS). The meeting emphasized collaboration and progress towards the program’s goals.  The meeting served as a platform for useful discussions and strategic planning for the next quarter; where the management team provided a comprehensive overview of EDU-SYRIA’s current …

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 …

EDU-SYRIA Twelfth Consortium Management Meeting

January 18, 2024

EDU-SYRIA hosted its twelfth Consortium Management Meeting on Thursday 18th of January 2024 at LTUC, emphasizing key updates and facilitating open discussions. The meeting was attended by EDU-SYRIA management team, the EU representative, and project partners including ZU, DAAD, LTUC, NUFFIC, QRTA, and SOS Children’s Villages Jordan, the latter set to be included under EDU-SYRIA IV. The agenda covered various essential topics aligned with meeting objectives. The management team delivered a comprehensive overview of EDU-SYRIA’s current status, including updates on the tracer study of educational and non-educational programs and the conclusion of EDU-SYRIA II Additional. The updates also featured the …

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, …