A unique initiative to support research capacity in Jordan and Palestine, MEDRC offers exceptionally talented graduates, with outstanding academic achievement and/or professional experience in water related subjects, the opportunity to undertake postgraduate study in eligible Master’s Degree Programs at universities in Jordan, the West Bank and Gaza. MEDRC Fellowships are offered in partnership with the Palestinian Water Authority and the Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Jordan.
For Jordanian Applicants the following areas of research are particular encouraged to apply for the Fellowship Program: All fields in water research from water desalination, renewable energies in water desalination to studies on renewable energies in the water sector.
For Palestinian Applicants the following areas of research are particular encouraged to apply for the Fellowship Program: Pollution and Health (West Bank); Water diseases and chlorination impact and removal of cause (in Gaza); Development of technologies for water desalination in addition to link between renewable energy and desalination like using solar distiller; Multi-phases studies for implementing the recommended technologies.
Successful candidates will receive an award of 3,000 - 6,500 USD as a contribution towards tuition fees, living expenses and research costs. Applications for the 2016 Fellowship Program are open and the deadline for submission is on the 29th of September 2016. Sign up to the MEDRC newsletter to receive updates on the Fellowship Program, including announcements regarding upcoming application deadlines and current fellowship awardees.
To apply, for questions and for more information please consult the Guidance Notes for Applicants below or contact the participating university.