2019 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Small Grants

The U.S. Embassy in Amman is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the 2019 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP).  The Fund was established by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in 2001, to help countries preserve their cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. respect for different cultures ...
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2019 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grant

The U.S. Embassy in Amman is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the 2019 U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Large Grants Program.  The floor on the Amount of Awards is U.S. $200,000 per project and the ceiling is U.S. $ 800,000.  In FY 2018 awards made through this program for new ...
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From Wadi Rum to Mars

Official Video Contest Rules From Wadi Rum to Mars   Contest Sponsors [1]   From Wadi Rum to Mars is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Embassy in Jordan. Description of Contest Objectives The United States Embassy in Jordan is launching this contest to provide an opportunity to three young Jordanians, passionate about science ...
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Statement Regarding FBI Director Christopher A. Wray’s Visit to Egypt, Kuwait, Jordan, and Lebanon

FBI Director Christopher Wray traveled this past week to Egypt, Kuwait, Jordan, and Lebanon to meet with key international partners. During the trip, Director Wray met with FBI legal attaché teams, U.S. Embassy personnel, and national security and law enforcement leaders in each of these countries. Director Wray was accompanied by Assistant Director of the ...
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Message for U.S Citizens: Temporary change in U.S. passports pick up time

The American Citizen Services Unit at the U.S. Embassy in Amman, Jordan, will be temporarily altering the pick-up hours for U.S. passports and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad.  Pick up hours between October 1st–  October 30th , 2018  will take place between 11:00 a.m. and 12 p.m.,  instead of the usual 3:00p.m. – 4:00p.m.  During ...
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U.S. Military Service Academy Application Process

Being a military academy graduate is prestigious and can open many doors for you! If you are interested in attending one of the four U.S. military service academies, I have some information for you! If you are a Jordanian High School Senior or recent High School graduate, you have the opportunity to apply to the ...
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“Love Jordan” Instagram contest

Official Photo Contest Rules “Love Jordan” Instagram contest  (Open:  August 17th to September 10th) Contest Sponsors [1] The “Love Jordan” Instagram contest is managed by the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Embassy Jordan Description of Contest Objectives The United States Embassy is launching this photography contest to show the beauty of Jordan and promote tourism. The ...
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Alert: Ongoing Police Activity in Salt

Location:  Salt, Jordan  Event:  OngoingPolice Activities in Salt Actions to take: The security situation in the city of Salt remains tense. S. citizens are advised to avoid the city of Salt due to continuing police activities. Additional Information: o   The  U.S. Embassy in Amman  is located on Al-Umawiyyeen Street, Abdoun, o   The telephone number is [962] (6) 590-6000, and the fax number is ...
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MEDIA NOTE: Department of State Antiterrorism Assistance Program Graduates First All-Female Iraqi Police Class 

Department of State Antiterrorism Assistance Program Graduates First All-Female Iraqi Police Class On July 26, the Department of State’s Antiterrorism Assistance (ATA) program  graduated its first class of all-female Iraqi law enforcement officers at a training facility in Jordan. U.S. representatives from U.S. Embassy Amman and Embassy Baghdad joined Jordanian and Iraqi officials at the ...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson And Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Safadi At Memorandum of Understanding Signing and Press Conference

Remarks Secretary of State Rex Tillerson And Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Safadi At Memorandum of Understanding Signing and Press Conference February 14, 2018 Ministry of Foreign Affairs Amman, Jordan   SECRETARY TILLERSON:  Well, thank you as well, Ayman, and we have developed quite a friendship over this past year.  When you confront so ...
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New U.S.-Jordan Memorandum of Understanding on Bilateral Foreign Assistance to Jordan

Fact Sheet On February 14, 2018, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, on behalf of the U.S. Government, signed a new five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Jordan in which the United States makes a non-binding commitment to support providing no less than $1.275 billion per year in U.S. bilateral foreign assistance to ...
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New U.S.-Jordan Memorandum of Understanding on Bilateral Foreign Assistance to Jordan

Today, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman al-Safadi signed a new five-year $6.375 billion ($1.275 billion a year) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the United States and Jordan, beginning in FY 2018 and ending in FY 2022.  This is the first non-binding MOU on bilateral foreign assistance negotiated under President Trump’s ...
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Secretary Tillerson to Travel to Amman, Ankara, Beirut, Cairo, and Kuwait City

STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Amman, Jordan; Ankara, Turkey; Beirut, Lebanon; Cairo, Egypt; and Kuwait City, Kuwait, February 11–16. In Jordan, the Secretary will meet with His Majesty King Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein and Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Al-Safadi. The Secretary will underscore the ...
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Strengthening Jordan’s stability, U.S. Delivers 12 New Black Hawk Helicopters

On Sunday, January 28, the Jordan Armed Forces (JAF) officially received the final shipment of new Black Hawk helicopters from the United States, bringing the total to 12 aircraft received over the last nine months.  The helicopters will strengthen the JAF, its Quick Reaction Force (QRF), and Jordan’s security. His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin ...
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Current MEPI Funding Opportunity

U.S. Embassy Amman welcomes applications in response to The Office of Assistance Coordination’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Program for its 2018 Local Grants Program in Jordan. Applicants must read and follow the detailed 2018 Annual Program Statement (APS) and Proposal submission Instructions (PSI).  PSI is Jordan specific and includes Jordan’s areas of priority for ...
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Number of Jordanians studying in the U.S. remains steady

AMMAN – The number of Jordanian students currently studying at institutions across the United States remained steady in 2017, nearly matching last year’s record number of Jordanian students in the U.S., according to an annual report released yesterday by the Institute of International Education, with support from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational ...
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2018 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grant

The U.S. Embassy in Amman is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the 2018 U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Large Grants Program.  The floor on the Amount of Awards is U.S. $200,000.  Since 2008 awards made through this program for new large-scale projects have ranged from $200,000 to $979,000 with an ...
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2018 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Small Grants

The U.S. Embassy in Amman is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the 2018 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP).  The Fund was established by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in 2001, to help countries preserve their cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. respect for different cultures ...
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U.S. Military Service Academy Application Process

Being a military academy graduate is prestigious and can open many doors for you! If you are interested in attending one of the four U.S. military service academies, I have some information for you! If you are a Jordanian High School Senior or recent High School graduate, you have the opportunity to apply to the ...
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Important Announcement about the DV Lottery

The Department of State has announced a restart of enrollment in the DV-2019 program.  The new enrollment period begins Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 7:00pm Amman time and ends on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. If you registered before Wednesday, October 18, 2017 your registration will not be considered and you need to submit another one ...
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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release September 20, 2017 President Donald J. Trump met today with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan in New York. The President conveyed the enduring commitment of the United States to Jordan’s security and prosperity. The two leaders discussed bilateral cooperation on a range ...
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The Jordanian-American Military Fitness Challenge Begins

Amman – On July 30, the United States Embassy launched the Jordanian-American Military Fitness Challenge, an online workout competition for the Jordanian public.  Any Jordanian citizen aged 18 or older is eligible to participate and complete a set of exercises (squats, pushups, siteups, and burpees) for time, much like a Crossfit workout of the day.  ...
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The Jordanian –American Military Fitness Challenge

Official Video Contest Rules Contest Sponsors [1] The Jordanian –American Military Fitness Challenge is managed by the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Embassy in Jordan Description of Contest Objectives Jordan and the United States are partnering to present a fitness challenge and competition to the Jordanian public.  The person with the fastest time completing a set ...
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United States and Jordan Meet to Bolster Counter Nuclear Smuggling Cooperation

Amman, Jordan – Representatives of the United States and Jordan met on July 20, 2017, to share perspectives on the threat of nuclear and radiological smuggling and to review their governments’ cooperation to counter that threat. Ambassador Makram Queisi led the Jordanian delegation while Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Nonproliferation Programs Phillip Dolliff led the U.S. delegation. The discussions contributed to ongoing bilateral cooperation ...
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Warning – Beware of an ongoing tender scam

WARNING – The U.S. Embassy is aware of an ongoing tender scam using our name to fraudulently request sample items or money.  If your business receives a tender from a “Mr. Ronnel Fisher,” usa@embassytenders.com or info@embassytenders.com , please do not act on this request and contact us immediately at AMMAN-GSO-PROCUREMENT@state.gov . U.S. Government procurement follows strict regulations outlined ...
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U.S. LAUNCHES ONLINE LIBRARY OF DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES IN JORDAN

AMMAN, Wednesday, March 15, 2017 – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Jordan launched a new web-based library of development information and resources to facilitate collaboration between Government of Jordan officials, donors, civil society and the private sector. The user-friendly Jordan Knowledge Management Portal (KaMP), available at https://jordankmportal.com , gives users access to ...
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Public Affairs Section Request for Grant Proposals: American Language Center

U.S. Embassy, Amman Public Affairs Section Request for Grant Proposals: American Language Center English Language and Cultural Program Announcement Type: Cooperative Agreement Application Deadline: April 20, 2017 Total Funding: $140,000 Funding Opportunity Number: TBD Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: Anticipated Award Date: June 1, 2017 Anticipated Project Start Date:  July 15, 2017 Anticipated Project ...
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Jordan: A Regional Hub for U.S. Business

Tuesday, March 21 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (edt) 6:00 pm—7:00 pm (Amman Time) The U.S. Ambassador to Jordan Alice G. Wells invites you to participate in a Direct Line webinar to discuss opportunities for U.S. businesses of all sizes in Jordan. The U.S.-Jordan Free Trade Agreement as well as trade preferences with Israel, the ...
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Teaching Excellence & Achievement (TEA) Program

Deadline to apply is: March 18, 2017. The Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) provides outstanding secondary school teachers of English, social studies, math and science with unique opportunities to develop expertise in their subject areas, enhance their teaching skills and increase their knowledge about the United States. Teachers come to the United States from ...
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2017 TechGirls Program (Deadline to apply: February 18, 2017)

Jordanian Secondary School female students are invited to apply for this year’s TechGirls program. In summer 2017, approximately 28 teenage girls from select countries in the Middle East and North Africa will travel to the United States for a four-week, intensive exchange focused on promoting the high-level study of technology.  The centerpiece of the exchange ...
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YOUR VIEW – YOUR VOICE – YOUR POETRY – YOUR VIDEO

In celebration of Black History Month, the Embassy of the United States in Jordan announces the launch of a poetry and creative expression video competition entitled “IDENTITY” beginning on February 1, 2017.  Create a two-minute video of your spoken word poetry on a topic or theme that relates to what identity means to you. Jordanian youth ages ...
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The Between the Lines Program at the University of Iowa

Deadline to Apply: February 18, 2017. Between the Lines (BTL) is a summer creative writing program that brings together young writers (between 16 and 19 years of age) from the across the world and American students for cultural exchange and enrichment. The Department of State is pleased to once again partner with the University of ...
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Current MEPI Funding Opportunity

U.S. Embassy Amman welcomes applications in response to The Office of Assistance Coordination’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Program for its 2017 Local Grants Program in Jordan. Applicants must read and follow the detailed Annual Program Statement (APS) and Proposal submission Instructions (PSI).  PSI is Jordan specific and includes Jordan’s areas of priority for this ...
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2017 Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation Small Grants

CALL FOR PROPOSALS The U.S. Embassy in Amman is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the 2017 Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP).  The Fund was established by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in 2001, to help countries preserve their cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. respect ...
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MENA ICT Forum 2016: Digitizing the Economy (NOV 9-10)

Technologies have been emerging and evolving at unprecedented and exponential rates. Having transformed from conceptual ideas into current practical applications, the 2016 MENA ICT Forum focuses on the various aspects of how disruptive technologies impact numerous industries and sectors that are vital to the MENA region’s economies.   Education, healthcare, clean energy, transportation and logistics, ...
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Leaders for Democracy Fellowship – U.S. Program

MEPI is soliciting applications for the 2017 Leaders for Democracy Fellowship Arabic and English language programs.  Deadline for submitting applications and the professional reference form is October 31, 2016. For more information and to submit your application, visit https://ldf.fluidreview.com (English-language program) and https://ldfarabic.fluidreview.com (Arabic-language program).
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Ambassador Alice G. Wells Prepared remarks, September 18, 2016 Discussion on Refugee Issues

Today the world is facing an unprecedented challenge – the number of forcibly displaced people is the largest ever recorded.  Conflicts raging in places like Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Yemen, Libya and South Sudan have produced 65 million refugees, internally displaced, or people seeking asylum across the globe – including here in Jordan. That’s more than ...
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Funding Opportunity: Creating Pathways to University Partnerships

Department of State- Embassy of the United States, Amman, Jordan Notice of Funding Opportunity Program Office: Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy Amman Funding Opportunity Title:  Creating Pathways to University Partnerships Announcement type: Grant Funding Opportunity Number: Deadline for Applications: June 12, 2016 CDFA number: 19.021- Investing in the people of the Middle East and North Africa ...
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Jordanian U.S. Department of State Alumni Association – Steering Committee Nomination Form

The U.S. Embassy in Amman is launching the official exchange program alumni association and we need your help! We are seeking alumni from U.S. Department of State to serve on the first-ever U.S. Department of State Jordanian Alumni Association Steering committee.  Your job will be to help steward the alumni association and prepare for the ...
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2016 Coca-Cola Scholarship Program

DEADLINE March 15, 2016. The Coca-Cola Company & the U.S. Department of State are partnering to sponsor Jordanian students focused on entrepreneurship to attend a five week business program at Indiana University’s prestigious Kelley School of Business.  This multi-faceted, five-week long immersion program is designed to give a group of students the opportunity to learn ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement

As part of the effort to reach the President’s goal of admitting at least 10,000 Syrian refugees to the United States by September 30, 2016, the United States has established a temporary refugee processing center near Amman. Operations are now underway. Access to the site is restricted by invitation to potential resettlement candidates. We are ...
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2016 Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Local Grants Program in Jordan

U.S. Embassy Amman welcomes applications in response to The Office of Assistance Coordination’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Program Local Grants Program in Jordan. Background Information about MEPI: The Middle East Partnership Initiative Program offers assistance to groups and individuals striving to bring constructive, peaceful and positive change to the Middle East and North Africa.  ...
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MEPI Leaders for Democracy Fellowships: Request for Applications

July 16 – October 15, 2016 (Arabic-language program) September 5 – December 9, 2016 (English-language program) Application Deadline: March 10, 2016 PROGRAM OVERVIEW The Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) program and the international non-profit organization, World Learning, are pleased to announce a call for applications for the tenth year of the Leaders for Democracy Fellowship ...
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2016 TechGirls Program (Deadline to apply: February 20, 2016)

Jordanian Secondary School female students are invited to apply for this year’s TechGirls program. In summer 2016, approximately 27 young women from select countries in the Middle East and North Africa will travel to the United States for a four-week, intensive exchange focused on promoting the high-level study of technology.  The centerpiece of the exchange ...
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The first American Ambassador Youth Council in Jordan

The first American Ambassador Youth Council in Jordan was established in September 2015, following the model of other U.S. Ambassador’s Youth Councils in embassies around the world. This Council comes as a real response to the necessity of involving youth in the decision-making process and incorporating their input, as well as demonstrating our faith in ...
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The Between the Lines Program at the University of Iowa

Deadline to Apply: February 14, 2016. Between the Lines (BTL) is a summer creative writing program that brings together young writers (between 16 and 19 years of age) from the across the world and American students for cultural exchange and enrichment. The Department of State is pleased to once again partner with the University of ...
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Summer Work & Travel 2018

What is the Summer Work and Travel Program (SWT)? The  Summer Work and Travel program  is designed for foreign post-secondary students to enter the United States on a nonimmigrant visa to work and travel for a maximum of four months during their summer vacation. Last year over 450 Jordanian students received Summer Work and Travel visas. Most participants typically work ...
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2016 TechWomen Program

The U.S. Embassy in Amman is pleased to announce the 2016 TechWomen program, an initiative of the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to encourage and support women engaged in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields from the Middle East, North and Sub-Saharan Africa. The program will take place over the ...
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2016 Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation

CALL FOR PROPOSALS Introduction The U.S. Embassy in Amman is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the 2016 Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP).  The Fund was established by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in 2001, to help countries preserve their cultural heritage and to demonstrate U.S. ...
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2016 Global UGRAD Scholarship Program

Deadline to apply: January 1, 2016. The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Amman is pleased to announce the 2016 Global UGRAD Program. Overview: The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). This international educational and cultural exchange program ...
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2016 MEPI Student Leaders Program

Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Student Leaders Program Program Dates: June 26 – August 5, 2016 Application Deadline: January 7, 2016 ——————————— PROGRAM OVERVIEW ——————————— NEA/AC’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) program is pleased to announce the 2016 MEPI Student Leaders Program, a fully-funded leadership training program in the U.S. for undergraduates.  The MEPI Student ...
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2016 Study of the U.S. Institute for Secondary School Educators | Teachers

Deadline to apply: December 26, 2015. The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Amman is pleased to announce the 2016 Study of the U.S. Institute for Secondary School Educators. OVERVIEW: The Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Secondary Educators are intensive post-graduate academic programs with integrated study tours to provide foreign secondary educators and administrators ...
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2016 Study of the U.S. Institute for Secondary School Educators | Administrators

Deadline to apply: December 26, 2015. The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Amman is pleased to announce the 2016 Study of the U.S. Institute for Secondary School Educators. OVERVIEW: The Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Secondary Educators are intensive post-graduate academic programs with integrated study tours to provide foreign secondary educators and administrators ...
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New U.S. Humanitarian Assistance to Respond to Syria Crisis

June 25, 2015 In commemoration of World Refugee Day, U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice announced at the White House today that the United States is providing more than $360 million in additional life-saving assistance for those affected by the war in Syria.  This new funding brings the total U.S. humanitarian assistance in response to ...
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2015 Alumni Engagement & Innovation Fund Winners

KL-YES Park | Climate Change & Environmental Protection Overview; The KL-YES Park Project aims to address the lack of proper green spaces for the youth community in Amman, Jordan, as well as the lack of proper affordable places for the innovative youth in different fields. The project will take advantage of the available social media ...
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Summer Work & Travel 2015

What is the Summer Work and Travel Program (SWT)? The Summer Work and Travel program is designed for foreign post-secondary students to enter the United States on a nonimmigrant visa to work and travel for a maximum of four months during their summer vacation. Last year over 250 Jordanian students received Summer Work and Travel visas. Most participants typically work ...
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2015 Coca-Cola Scholarship Program

DEADLINE MARCH 7, 2015. We are pleased to announce the Coca-Cola MENA Scholarship Program for 2015. The Coca-Cola Company & the US Department of State are once again partnering to sponsor 100 university students from 6 countries across the Middle East, North Africa and Near Asia to attend a month-long business program at Indiana University’s ...
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2015 Global Sports Mentoring Program (GSMP)

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce a call for applications for the Global Sports Mentoring Program, which will take place in the United States from September 14 – October 17, 2015. Through this exchange program, young female leaders in the sports sector will be matched with leading female executives from the most prestigious sports ...
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The White House Summit To Counter Violent Extremism

The week of February 17, 2015, the White House hosted a Summit on Countering Violent Extremism to highlight domestic and international efforts to prevent violent extremists and their supporters from radicalizing, recruiting, or inspiring individuals or groups in the United States and abroad to commit acts of violence, efforts made even more imperative in light ...
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Ambassador’s Youth Council

Overview U.S. Ambassador to Jordan, Ms. Alice G. Wells invites Jordanian youth to apply to join a volunteer advisory council, called the Ambassador’s Youth Council.  This Council is a remarkable opportunity to engage directly with the Ambassador and other Embassy officials on issues related to the U.S.-Jordanian partnership.  The Council will provide a platform for ...
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Accepting Proposals for the English Access Microscholarship Program

Request for Access 9 (FY14) Grant Proposals in JORDAN Submission Deadline: April 12, 2015 The Regional English Language Office (RELO) in the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Amman, on behalf of the U.S. Department of State’s Office of English Language Programs, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, invites proposals from qualified NGOs ...
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The NESA UGRAD Scholarship

Applications now accepted for the academic year (2015-2016) Deadline: February 18, 2015 Overview; The Near East South Asia Undergraduate (NESA UGRRAD) program is a merit-based scholarship for outstanding undergraduate students to study in the U.S. for one semester in a non-degree program.  Selected students will have the opportunity for in-depth exposure to U.S. society, culture, ...
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TechGirls Program

Deadline February 15 , 2015. Jordanian Secondary School students are invited to apply for this year’s TechGirls program. The program will bring 27 teenage girls, ages 15-17, with a demonstrated aptitude and strong interest in the field of technology, from select countries in the Middle East and North Africa to the United States for a ...
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2015 honorees for the Women in Science initiative

The Regional Environment, Science, Technology, and Health Hub for the Middle East and North Africa is pleased to announce the 2015 honorees for the Women in Science initiative.  U.S. embassies across the region have recognized 10 accomplished scientists who promote science and technology advancement and encourage young women and girls to pursue science and technology ...
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2015 TechWomen Program

The U.S. Embassy in Amman is pleased to announce the 2015 TechWomen program, an initiative of the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to encourage and support women engaged in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields from the Middle East, North and Sub-Saharan Africa. The program will take place over the ...
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Fortune/State Department Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership

April 28 – May 19, 2015 Application Deadline December 29th, 2014 The program is a dynamic public-private partnership which offers a significant opportunity for emerging international women leaders to be mentored by top U.S. women executives, and develop their management and business skills while gaining experience in the U.S. business and non-profit environment. Each participant ...
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2014 Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Local Grants Program in Jordan (Deadline extended)

U.S. Embassy Amman is considering new applications for MEPI local grants. We are pleased to announce that the U.S. Embassy Amman Selection Committee will meet to evaluate MEPI local grants proposals in February, and will consider all proposals submitted by February 12, 2015. This program supports the work of civil society organizations in Jordan in: Promoting ...
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2015 Leaders for Democracy Fellowship Programs

U.S. Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) 2015 Leaders for Democracy Fellowship Programs English Language Program: February 23 to April 27, 2015 Arabic Language Program: March 23 to June 17, 2015 Program Overview: The Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC) NEA/AC’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) program and the Maxwell School of ...
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2015 Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the 2015 Study of the United States Institutes (SUSI) awards for Jordanian scholars.  The program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State for a period of six weeks beginning in or after June 2015. Deadline to apply isDecember 6, 2014. The program ...
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Call for Applications: Museums Connect 2015

The US Embassy in Amman is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2015 Museums Connect grant program. The Museums Connect program pairs museums in the United States with museums abroad for a cross-cultural exchange that brings people, especially youth, together to open a dialogue through innovative, community-based projects. Through these projects, it ...
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Community Solutions Program 2015

About the Community Solutions Program The Community Solutions Program brings the best and brightest global community leaders working in Transparency & Accountability, Tolerance & Conflict Resolution, Environmental Issues, and Women & Gender Issues from around the world to the U.S. for an intensive professional development program. Leaders bring years of experience to community development in ...
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Remarks as Delivered by Ambassador Anne W. Patterson

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs U.S. – Islamic World Forum Doha, Qatar Monday, June 9, 2014 Thank you, Ted, for your kind introduction and thanks to our friends at Brookings for inviting me to speak today. Let me recognize Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al Thani and Foreign ...
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Memorial Day – U.S. Embassy Closure

Amman – The U.S. Embassy in Amman will be closed on Sunday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.  The Embassy will resume normal operations hours on Monday, May 26. Memorial Day began after the U.S. Civil War (1861-1865) when communities and veterans organizations decorated the graves of soldiers killed in that war. By the ...
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