Entrepreneurship Scholarship Program 2021

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 ShamalStart.

The Entrepreneurship Training Scholarship Programme” program in Partnership with Luminus ShamalStart 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 Programme targets entrepreneurs with promising ideas in manufacturing, textiles, handicrafts, and service-based hardware with other related services, which will take place through the Business Accelerator at Luminus ShamalStart, which enables them to confidently enter and navigate the business world. With access to FabLab Irbid – a state-of-the-art manufacturing space – the first of its kind in Jordan and one of the 20 largest digital fabrication laboratories in the world.

Luminus ShamalStart offers access to a comprehensive ecosystem that incubates the groups with the necessary competencies and abilities which include office space, legal and technical support, mentorship, networking access to investors, and much more to start their own businesses with the comprehensive ecosystem that facilitates transforming their progressive ideas into businesses that can best serve their local communities.

To apply the team must be:

  • 18 years or older.
  • 3 or more founding members.
  • Jordanian or Syrian citizens