EU-funded EDU-SYRIA organised an Iftar Banquet for Students
April 27, 2022
EDU-SYRIA Programmeorganized an Iftar banquet for 250 students affiliated with the Program from Zarqa University and Luminus Technical University College.
The Iftar banquet took place at Zarqa University in the presence of the German Jordanian University President Prof. Ala’aldeen Al-Halhouli, representatives of the EU Delegation to Jordan, the Chairman of the University’s Board of Directors, and the President of Zarqa University also attended the event. The banquet included a variety of music and cultural activities by the Program’s students.
The Iftar aimed at bringing together students who benefitted from the Project and all those involved in the program implementation.
The Euro 32.6 million-EDU-SYRIA / EDU-JORDAN scholarship program aims to provide more than 3000 scholarships for Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanians who are beneficiaries of local aid funds (the National Aid Fund, Al-Aman Fund, Zakat Fund, and Tkiyet Um Ali). These scholarships help the beneficiaries to pursue higher education (bachelor’s or masters), vocational education, or professional diploma in teaching. The project also provides training on entrepreneurship support and labor market preparatory courses.