In light of global limitations on travel and gatherings, SCHEP
will be offering scholarships for Jordanian professionals in the tourism
industry to attend the online Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) Sustainable
Tourism Training Program (STTP).
This course is adapted especially for the Jordanian tourism
sector, and provides the knowledge and resources needed to help improve the
sustainability practices of tourism industry businesses and destinations. Built
on the framework of the GSTC Criteria, the global baseline standards for
sustainability in travel and tourism, the STTP training class will help you
achieve tangible actions that fulfill the globally recognized standard of
sustainability best practices. Full course information is available here: https://www.gstcouncil.org/jordan-gstc-sustainable-tourism-training-1-12-june-2020/
This SCHEP Online Scholarship is available for 20 professionals in
the field of Sustainable Tourism from both the private and public sector. The
course duration is 2 weeks, with approximately 4.5 hours of study per week (1.5
hours a day, three days a week). Scholarship recipients must commit to
attending the course from, June 1-12, 2020.
The amount of this scholarship will be up to 265.5 JOD to cover
the course fees and online exam certification.
English language fluency (Speaking, Listening, Writing, and
Reading Skills) is REQUIRED for this course!
Applications will be accepted through May 20, 2020; so do not
hesitate! To apply, fill out the application form and submit it along with your
CV to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the
subject line "STTP / GSTC Scholarship Application." If your application
is short-listed, we will contact you for an interview.
This scholarship opportunity is dedicated to professionals and
institutions involved with the tourism sector, from both public and private
sector, including tour operators, hoteliers, tour guides and others. Eligibility
is available but not limited to employees of institutions such as MoTA, JSTA,
JATG, JITOA, PDTRA, and ASEZA/WRPA. Selection of candidates will be based on
their demonstrated interest in and commitment to implementing sustainable tourism
principles in Jordan.
Selected individuals will sign a commitment form and will be asked
to deliver a final report on their participation in and feedback on the course.