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OWSD’s WISDOM Scholarship Program 2024 for refugee women in Jordan

Application Deadline: April 15, 2024

The Women in Science Displacement Outreach Master’s Program (OWSD WISDOM) is a new initiative addressing the challenges these women encounter. With the primary goal of empowering women in STEM fields, OWSD WISDOM offers fully-funded master’s degree scholarships at Hashemite University to those who have sought refuge due to such adverse circumstances. This program not only ensures that displaced women scientists are able to remain active in their respective scientific f ields but also enables them to sustain meaningful scientific careers despite displacement.

Hashemite University and UNESCO OWSD are partnering to offer fully-funded master’s degree scholarships to those women who have sought refuge in Jordan.  

The 2024 OWSD WISDOM fully funded Master’s scholarships are offered to women refugee students pursuing master’s degrees in the natural, engineering, information, and technology sciences. 

ELIGIBILITY

The OWSD WISDOM scholarships are offered to refugee women candidates pursuing master’s degrees in the natural, engineering, information, and technology sciences (STEM fields). Candidates must:

  • be a holder of UNHCR Asylum Seeker Certificate (ASC) or a Jordanian Ministry of Interior Card for Syrian refugees (MOI card)
  • hold a bachelor’s degree from an academic and/or research institution (including international research centers)
  • be a national of an eligible country (see OWSD list of 66 Science and Technology Lagging Countries on website)

Benefits

The OWSD WISDOM scholarship covers:

  • Monthly living allowance to cover all costs for board and lodging
  • Personal Support Allowance
  • Health Insurance
  • Residence/permit and related documentation costs
  • Travel allowance to covers costs to and from the host institute
  • Termination/completion allowance
  • Students network building activities

Application Procedure:

 STEP 1) apply to Hashemite University before 15/04/2024

 STEP 2) outcome of HU application will be communicated to you in April 2024

 STEP 3) if selected for the HU programme, then you will be recommended for inclusion in the OWSD WISDOM Scholarship programme and you will also be invited to submit supporting documentation (in April-May 2024)

 STEP 4) Awarded candidates will be informed of the outcome latest by August 2024

More Info: OWSD’s WISDOM Scholarship Program

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