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This course offers three weeks of online study and three weeks abroad. The online course is open to all applicants; the in-person J-term is open to college undergraduates who have completed the online term. Jordan is one of the driest countries on...
This course offers three weeks of online study and three weeks abroad. The online course is open to all applicants; the in-person J-term is open to college undergraduates who have completed the online term. Jordan is one of the driest countries on the planet and declining rainfall is negatively affecting economic development. In the capital, Amman, learn about technologies for sustainable water use and treated wastewater reuse, renewable energy, and organic farming. Explore human-centered design by developing a project that addresses the needs of a Jordanian community. Visit the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea, and water treatment plants to learn about local and regional issues of arid countries and how scarcity plays a role in the larger dynamics of the Middle East. You’ll be exposed to different perspectives on resource management during the homestay in Amman and field visits with Bedouin families in the desert. HIGHLIGHTS Learn about the issues of arid countries and their local and regional dynamics. Explore technologies for sustainable water use and treated wastewater reuse. Assess the needs of a local community or business to identify an engineering problem. Site visits to Jordan Valley, Dead Sea, water treatment plants and Bedouin communities.
SIT Study Abroad is committed to increasing access to international education and to ensuring you have the information you need to successfully access funding for your study abroad program with us. SIT has awarded an average of over $1.3 million in scholarships and grants to SIT Study Abroad students in the past three years. We encourage all qualified students to apply for our need-based scholarships. SIT scholarships are not available for online courses or virtual internships.
Your scholarship application is created when you select your interest in SIT need-based scholarships when asked in the drop-down section of your SIT Study Abroad program application. Your application is then reviewed separately, on a rolling basis, when complete.
For a list of available scholarships and grants, click here.
$500 - $5000
April 1 for summer programs
May 15 for fall programs
November 1 for spring programs
The SIT Study Abroad scholarship application process has been fully integrated into our online program application.
After ticking the scholarship box in the program application, please complete the following steps:
1) Once your scholarship application is started, you will be asked to provide SIT with the name and email address of a financial aid counselor at your home institution, or the general email address of your financial aid office. This is very important as it allows SIT to consider any financial aid that may be available from your home institution when reviewing your scholarship application.
2) Add SIT’s school code (008860) to your FAFSA form.
3) Your scholarship application is complete and ready for review when SIT has your FAFSA and the financial aid information from your home institution. Confirm receipt of all required financial aid information with the SIT Study Abroad Scholarship Office (email@example.com or 802.258.3503).
4) If you do not receive an award decision notification from SIT before the billing due date, please know that your scholarship application was not complete.