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A Delegation from the Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation Visits Zarqa University
Date 16-09-2020


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Professor Jihad Hamdan, President of the University, received, on Tuesday 15/9/2020, a delegation from the Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation - Arab Bank, which included the head of the Public Relations Department at the Foundation, Mr. Muhannad Talal Al-Ratrout, and the Scientific Research Fund official Mrs. Alaa Al-Sharman, in the presence of the Vice President For Academic Affairs and Quality, Prof. Dr. Nidal Al-Ramahi and Dean of Scientific Research, Dr. Khaled Al-Qawasmi, with the aim of strengthening the means of research cooperation between the university and the Foundation.

Prof. Hamdan affirmed the university's support for scientific research and innovation among faculty members, researchers and students, and its keenness to establish partnerships with various research and scientific institutions, especially the Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation, to motivate faculty members to produce distinguished research.

He pointed out that the university's strategy is based on achieving excellence in educational, research and community services at the local, Arab and international levels, and its mission is based on preparing capable scientific competencies and producing creative scientific research that contributes to building a knowledge economy, all within the framework of the values of transparency, clarity, justice and creativity.

The delegation presented a detailed explanation about the research projects supported by the Foundation, including the Research Support Fund projects in cooperation with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the United States of America with the aim of providing initial support for joint scientific research between researchers from Zarqa University and researchers from MIT, where the Foundation will provide a total amount of 100,000 dinars annually to support joint research between Jordanian researchers and their counterparts at (MIT), the fund also provides financial grants to support joint research with a maximum value of $ 30,000 to support travel, accommodation and training expenses for Jordanian researchers and their assistants during their joint stay in the United States, in addition to hosting researchers at the MIT Institute in Jordan for the purpose of conducting research with Jordanian researchers. This fund was launched on 31 / 8/2020.

The delegation indicated that the Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation has opened the door to apply for research projects related to Coronavirus 19 in all fields of economic, social, health, medical and other specializations, with funding of up to 20000 Jordanian dinars for a period of 12 months, note that the period between the evaluation of applications and support is approximately 30 working days and that the last date for submitting applications for nomination for the award is Sunday, 1/11/2020, or when the allocated funding expires.

For more information about the research projects, researchers can visit the Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation website via the following link: https://www.shoman.org/ar/