THE FULBRIGHT U.S. STUDENT PROGRAM "NINA BREKELMANS COMMUNITY SERVICE PRIZE"
In the spirit of Nina Brekelmans’s passion for Jordan and its people and her dedication to improving the lives of women and girls, the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Jordanian American Commission for Educational Exchange (JACEE) have created the “Nina Brekelmans Community Service Prize.”
The prize recognizes exceptional dedication to community service by a current 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student to Jordan or a group of Fulbright Students from within that year’s cohort, who will use the award to conduct a project or activity to empower women and girls in Jordanian society, especially through sports or athletics.
This year, the Nina Brekelmans Community Service Prize was awarded to a proposal for a girls running camp to be established in Amman. The entire class of U.S. Students to Jordan came together to draft the proposal. The proposal may be found here.
The Nina Brekelmans Community Service Prize will continue to be offered on an annual basis to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program in the coming years.