Rave Scholarships for Developing Countries in Germany, 2015

Art scholarship

Applications are invited for Rave Scholarships available for young curators, restorers, museum technicians and cultural managers from a country in transition or a developing country. Scholarships will be awarded for further practical training or non-paid work in realizing and arranging fine art exhibitions at a museum at a non-commercial gallery or at a non-commercial cultural institution in Germany. Applicants must be younger than 40 years old and must no longer be studying or involved in on-the-job training. The application date is 15 September each year.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded for practical further education in realizing and arranging fine art exhibitions.
Course Level: Scholarships support further practical training or non-paid work for young curators, restorers, museum technicians and cultural managers at a museum, at a non-commercial gallery or at a non-commercial cultural institution in Germany.
Scholarship Provider: Alexander Rave Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility:
-Applicant must be from a country in transition or a developing country and must still be living there
-Hitherto no opportunity yet to work in Germany for an extended period of time
-Completion of professional study or training within the last five years
-Younger than 40 years old
-Applicant must no longer be studying or involved in on-the-job training
-Confirmation (in German) from a partner institution in Germany which has agreed to take on the scholar or initiate a joint project
-A reference from the applicant’s country of origin
-Knowledge of either German or English, basic knowledge of German expected
-Applicants who were rejected once cannot re-apply.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Applicants from a country in transition or a developing country are eligible for these Rave Scholarships.

Scholarship Description: Rave Scholarships support further practical training for young curators, restorers, museum technicians and cultural managers from countries in transition and developing countries.

Duration of award(s): Scholarships will be awarded for a period of three to six months.

What does it cover?
-A monthly lump sum of 1,300 euros for a scholarship period of three to six months
-Travelling expenses (to and from Germany)
-Health insurance

Notification: Selections will be made within 3 months. Applicants will be informed in writing about whether their application was successful or not. No reasons will be given for the committee’s decision. The decision will be conveyed to the applicant in writing without stating reasons.

How to Apply: Applications may be sent via e-mail or post. The application should be accompanied by
-a fully completed application form
-a CV (3 pages max.), including educational qualifications
-a project sketch (1 page) developed together with the German institution – informing about tasks and responsibilities of the planned visit to Germany
-consent form a non-commercial German institution to care for the applicant during the scholarship period in Germany
-a letter of reference from the home country
-an abridged report (1 page max.) on the current art scene in the home country
-a letter of motivation (1 page max.)

Application Form

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application date is 15 September each year.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

 

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