EDU-SYRIA second round interview at Zarqa University

February 15, 2016

On Monday Feb 15th, the EDU-SYRIA Scholarship program held the second round interview at Zarqa University. Around 730 Syrian applicants came to ZU who underwent a documents verification process out of which 330 were interviewed due to having the required documents.

EDU-SYRIA first interview round at Al Quds College

February 14, 2016

On Saturday 13/2/2016 , Luminous education – Al Quds College welcomed its first batch of students in the education program for Syrian refugees and Jordanian young people in the affected areas of refugees Managed by German-Jordanian University and funded by the European Union in cooperation with the Universities of Zarqa and Yarmouk and Al Quds College. The project is supported by the European Union to provide 390 scholarships to the Syrians and Jordanians students, including 80 scholarships in Al Quds College. High Representatives from the European Union, United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) and the German Jordanian University were …

EDU-SYRIA started the students’ interview process

February 3, 2016

On Wed Feb 3rd, the EDU-SYRIA Scholarship program started the interview process which took place at Zarqa University. Interviews are being conducted on Wednesday and Thursday to assess students who applied to the scholarship program, and introduce them to majors and colleges within the university. It is worth mentioning that the number of students interviewed was approximately 400 students.

Applying to EDU-SYRIA

February 1, 2016

Please note the application deadline for EDU-SYRIA scholarship (first round) has now passed, and late applications cannot be accepted. The selection results will be published on EDU-SYRIA website no later than February, 21 2016. The application process and selection criteria for the new round of scholarship applications will be announced by May, 2016.

EDU-SYRIA Open day at Zarqa University

January 23, 2016

An open day has been held at Zarqa University to introduce the education program for Syrian refugees and Jordanian youth in areas of displaced refugees, which is run by the German Jordanian University and funded by the European Union in collaboration with Zarqa University, Yarmouk University, and Al Quds College. The president of ZU, Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Al Wadi, pointed out that this open day is the first of its kind in Jordan and it offers educational services for Syrian and Jordanian youth, and that ZU is ready to accept 300 students in different specializations in the second semester of …

Informational Meeting about EDU-SYRIA Project

January 17, 2016

An informative meeting about EDU-SYRIA project that is implemented by the German Jordanian University (GJU) held on Sunday 17th of January 2016; in the presence of the GJU President and a number of representatives from the project’s partners as well as guests from international organizations. The meeting was held to discuss some of the key aspects of the project implementation. EDU-SYRIA is a project funded by the European Union and aims at providing scholarships for Higher Education to Young Syrians and disadvantaged Jordanians. Prof. Natheer Abu Obied, stated that it is a pleasure for GJU to lead a consortium that …

Project Launch

December 31, 2015

The project activities started with the first management meeting with the partner institutes at the German Jordanian University.

MOPIC Approval

December 22, 2015

The Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation – Jordan (MOPIC) officially approved the project.

Project Grant Contract

December 18, 2015

The Ambassador to the European Commission to Jordan and the German Jordan University president signed the EUR 4-million grant contract on Higher Education for Syrian refugees.

Welcome to EDU-SYRIA!

September 1, 2015

EDU-SYRIA grants scholarships to Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanians to pursue higher education as well as vocational training at Jordanian universities and colleges. It started in 2015 and will continue until 2023. EDU-SYRIA is an educational and humanitarian project funded by the European Union (EU) to provide higher education scholarships to Syrians affected by the conflict and underprivileged Jordanians and to help the host communities in Jordan. The project has graduated more than 1000 students so far and has enrolled almost 1900 students in various academic programs. For more information about the project, please visit our About page. EDU-SYRIA is …