Scholarships at GJU

Welcome to the scholarship section of the International Office. On the following pages, you will find all information on current calls for non-GJU scholarship applications, as well as on our regular GJU scholarship programs. For questions and suggestions, please refer to the contact person stated below. For specific inquiries concerning for the different programs, please contact the responsible coordinators.

Contact Person

Main Campus (Madaba)

Ms. Eva Garcke, Scholarship Coordination

Building B, Office 118

E-mail: eva.garcke@gju.edu.jo 

 

Current Information on Scholarship Programs

Last updated: 18.05.2017

 

 


Disclaimer: All information below are subject to change. No guarantees for their correctness are given.
 
 
 

Scholarships for B.A. Translation students

for the Academic Year 2017/2018

The Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences has been granting scholarships annually since 2007 for the most meritorious B.A. Translation students out of funds provided by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The scholarships are granted per year but usually extended for the whole course of the program if the performance of the scholarship holders stays consistently above average. Students can apply for the following types of scholarships.

Sur-place Scholarships are primarily granted to Jordanian nationals and comprise

·         a lump sum that covers (approximately) the study fees at the GJU

·         a monthly allowance to cover the costs of living during the year in Germany

·         a travel allowance for the trip to Germany

Third Country Scholarships are exclusively granted to Non-Jordanian nationals and comprise

·         a lump sum that covers (approximately) the study fees at the GJU

·         a monthly allowance to cover the costs of living for the stay in Jordan

·         a monthly allowance to cover the costs of living for the year in Germany

·         a travel allowance for the trip to Germany

Pre-requisites and Application Requirements

In general students who apply for studying in the Translation program can also apply for a scholarship. Applicants should hand in the following documents in one PDF file only:

-          Application Form (Surplace / Third Country)

-          CV

-          Copy of passport

-          Certified Copy of Secondary School Certificate (Tawjihi or equivalent)

-          Letter of Motivation in English

The best applicants will be chosen for a scholarship based on the school GPA, the motivation letter, an interview and an English/Arabic proficiency test.

Application Deadlines for the academic year 2017/2018

Surplace Scholarships: 11th June 2017 (selection procedure will take place at the GJU)

Third Country Scholarships: 11th June 2017 (selection procedure will take place in the DAAD-office or German embassy of the respective country of residence of the applicant)

 
 
Cross Culture Programme - INTERNSHIP SCHOLARSHIP IN GERMANY

Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen e.V.

With its CrossCulture Programme (CCP), the ifa (Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations) is advocating intercultural exchange and the strengthening of networks between Germany and Islamic world as a partner of the Federal Foreign Office. The programme enables internships for young professionals and volunteers from the participating countries and from Germany. International experience is gained and intercultural competence developed through work stays in another culture.
The internship will last at least eight weeks and up to a maximum of three months and will be individually scheduled according to profile, needs and availability. The internships will be supplemented by a tailor-made framework programme – for example, accompanying events or individual visits– during the stay in the host country.
 
Target groups in the Islamic countries are young professionals and volunteers in various areas of civil society and multipliers in reform relevant organisations and media.
The deadline is 8 January 2017.
 
 
 

Scholarship Opportunity for Master Programs at the College of Europe

The College of Europe is offering a large number of scholarships to university graduates coming from European Neighbourhood Policy countries for post-graduate studies during the academic year 2017-2018. These scholarships cover academic expenses, accommodation, meals and travel costs.

The College offers postgraduate education in an international environment, covering fields such as European Economic Studies, EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies, European Interdisciplinary Studies, European Legal Studies and European Political and Administrative Studies.

Application period for 2017-2018 academic year is from 1 November 2016 until 18 January 2017.

For more information visit the website of the College of Europe: https://www.coleurope.eu/study

 

 

INTERNATIONAL PARLIAMENTARY SCHOLARSHIP FOR ARABIC COUNTRIES

A great opportunity to learn more about the German Parliamentary system. The program will take place in September 2017 and is accepting young people interested in politics from many Arabic countries.

New Call for applications. DeadlineJanuary 31, 2017.

Click here for more information.

 
 
 
 

NORTHRHINE-WESTPHALIA: JORDANIAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

 

Short-term scholarships for students from selected Jordanian universities wishing to undertake studies and research in North Rhine-Westphalia.

Studies are offered amongst others in the following fields:

- Chemistry, Information and Social Sciences;
- Medicine and Life Sciences;
- Engineering und Architecture, Physics.

New Call for applications. Deadline: February 28th, 2017.

For more information: German English

How to apply? Find out here!

 

 

 

DAAD INFORMATION CENTER AMMAN
As a general resource for current calls for scholarship applications by the DAAD
for students applying from within Jordan, please consult the pages by the
Please also check out the DAADs Funding Overview for Jordan (September 2015).
 

MASTER: INTEGRATED URBANISM AND SUSTAINABLE DESIGN (IUSD) 2016/2017

The master's programme "Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design" (IUSD)
is an 
English speaking double degree which is jointly offered by the
University of Stuttgart and Ain Shams University Cairo. 
DAAD Scholarship available.

Call for application will start on December 15th, 2015. Deadline: February 15th, 2016.

For more information please read the following: Website | Application.

 

MASTER: DEVELOPMENT-RELATED POSTGRADUATE COURSES 2016/2017

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) calls for applications for its Master portfolio
"Development-Related Postgraduate Courses". Highly trained local professionals networked with
international partners play an important role in the development of their countries. They are the best
guarantee for a better future with less poverty, more education and good health for all.

Fields of Study: Economics / Administration / Engineering / Mathematics / Regional Planning / Archiculture

Please note: This call contains is a range of different Master's programs. 
Please inform yourself about the specific deadlines and starting dates for the respective programs.

For more information please read the following: Website | Programs' Broschure | List of Deadlines

 

KONRAD-ADENAUER-STIFUNG

KAS offers scholarships to foreign applicants from all fields, who have gained a first university degree the latest by the time they commence their scholarship-supported study programme, to continue their education in Germany with a postgraduate course of study.

Application Deadline: January 15th, 2016.

Check out the following links for more information: Website | DAAD

HEINRICH-BOELL-STIFTUNG

HBS offers scholarships to foreign applicants from all fields, who have gained a first university degree the latest by the time they commence their scholarship-supported study programme, to continue their education in Germany with a postgraduate course of study.

Application Deadline: March 1st, 2016.

Check out the following links for more information: Website | DAAD

ROSA-LUXEMBURG-STIFTUNG
Special Program for Students from North Africa and the Middle East

The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung (RLS) supports undergraduate students from Tunisia, but also from Yemen and Lebanon, Jordan, Libya and Morocco doing their MA , Diploma or State Examination in Germany.

Application Deadline: October 15th, 2015.

For more information please check out the following link.

 

More information on resources for Master's scholarships can be found here.

 


GERMAN YEAR SCHOLARSHIPS

No application needed. Scholarship recipients are informed approximately 1-2 months

after the start of their German Year. Click here for more information.

 

GERMAN LANGUAGE SUMMER COURSE SCHOLARSHIPS 2017

New information will be available around May 2017.

Click here for more information.