The University of Jordan


The University of Jordan
Aljubeiha, Amman, Jordan

Telephone: +962-6-5355000

Local Name of Sylff Program

The Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund Program of The University of Jordan

Program Description

The objective of the Program is to support the education of students enrolled in master’s and/or doctoral degree programs at The University of Jordan with high potential for leadership in national, regional and international affairs, in public life as well as in private endeavors, by awarding fellowships. These fellowships will be awarded to outstanding students majoring in social sciences and humanities fields and whose studies relate to the theme, "Social and Cultural Change: Tradition, Modernity, and Religion," and are related to the sustainable development of Jordan and the region.

*For details and updates, please refer to the Sylff institution's website listed above.

Year Endowed


Steering Committee

Professor Salameh Naimat
Vice President for Humanities

Contact Person
Mr. Omar Al Shrideh
Head, Academic Exchange and Study Abroad Program
International Relations Department
International Affairs Unit