2023 Surplace Scholarships for B.A. Translation Students – Call for Applications

The Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences is granting scholarships annually for the most meritorious B.A. Translation students out of funds provided by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The scholarships are granted per year and may be extended each subsequent year of the studies under the condition that the performance of the scholarship holders stays consistently above average (GPA above 80%) and that funds provided by the DAAD remain available.

Students from Jordan and neighboring countries can apply for Sur Place Scholarships for 2023/2024, starting from August 2023. The deadline for submitting the applications is 09 September 2023.

Pre-Requisites and Application Requirements

In general, students who apply to study in the B.A. Translation Program can also apply for a scholarship (minimum school GPA 70%). Applicants should send the following documents in one PDF file only to the following email (SAHL.Scholarships@gju.edu.jo) or come hand them in person at the university campus:

  • Application form
  • CV
  • Copy of passport (or ID)
  • Certified copy of secondary school certificate (tawjihi or equivalent) with GPA in Percentage
  • Letter of motivation in English


The best applicants will be selected for a scholarship based on the school GPA, the motivation letter, and, upon invitation, an interview as well as an English/Arabic proficiency test.

The interviews and English/Arabic proficiency test are scheduled to take place at the beginning of September 2023 at GJU in Madaba.

The SurPlace-scholarships comprise of


German Year Scholarships

Like all GJU students, the BA Translation students spend their fourth year in Germany (academic semester and internship). For this German Year, specific scholarships are available for BA Translation students, which comprise of

  • a monthly allowance that approximately covers the costs of living (there are no significant study fees in Germany)
  • a travel allowance for the trip to Germany

The German Year scholarships are distributed among the most meritorious Translation students based on the GPA (at the end of the third academic year) and the availability of funds.


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