Alumni Grants & Opportunities

Paying It Forward Grant (For Jordanian Alumni)

An alumni grant administered by Fulbright Jordan for Jordanian alumni of the four core programs. This grant is aimed to fund individuals or teams to carry out short-term projects in their communities.

The application cycle was open from July 29th through September 16th, 2021

Application cycle:

July 29, 2021

September 16, 2021

This grant is now closed (Deadline was February 26, 2020)
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Call for Proposal for Fulbright Alumni: “Paying it Forward”


The Binational Fulbright Commission in Jordan is pleased to announce the Paying it Forward grant, for its Jordanian alumni. The grant is open for applications starting July 29th, 2021 with a deadline of September 16th, 2021.


This grant was made possible by The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State and administered by the Commission to support short-term projects ranging many fields, and serving local communities across Jordan. A maximum amount financed by the Commission per grant is up to 7,000 USD.

The eligible programs for this grant are:

  • Jordanian Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarship (Pre-Doctoral)
  • Jordanian Fulbright Scholar Research Award (Post-Doctoral)
  • Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA)
  • Hubert H. Fellowship Program (HHH)

Optional Training:

As part of the Paying it Forward Alumni Grant, Fulbright Jordan will be offering a capacity-building training that will aid alumni to submit a proposal for the above mentioned grant. The training will be held on August 15th, those interested should email nour.d@fulbright.org.jo.

The training will cover the following topic:

1. How to budget for a short-term project using the template provided by Fulbright

2. How to fill out the annexes issued with CFP using the template, which include:

  • Activity Matrix
  • Indicative timetable (this is an optional annex)

The Trainer: The training will be given by Mr. Fadi Saba who is a Certified International Professional Trainer and a Project Finance/Contract Manager at the Delegation of the EU to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

For any questions or inquiries, please email our Communications and Outreach team: Nour Darwazeh at nour.d@fulbright.org.jo and Rana Shihabi at rana.sh@fulbright.org.jo.

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