Sunday, March 8, 2009

Rave Foundation Scholarships

Target group
• Curators
• Restorers
• Museum technicians
• Cultural managers from emerging and developing countries
• A monthly lump sum of 1,300 euros for a scholarship period of three to six months
• Travelling expenses (to and from Germany)
• Married person`s supplement if the spouse is present in Germany
• Assistance with health insurance (also for spouses)
• German course
• Applicant must be from a country in transition or a developing country
• Hitherto no opportunity to study or work in Germany for an extended period of time
• Knowledge of either German, English or French
• Younger than 40 years old
• Completion of professional study or training within the last five years
• Applicant must no longer be studying or involved in on-the-job training
• Confirmation from a partner institution in Germany which has agreed to take on or initiate a joint project
• A reference from the applicant`s country of origin
• Applicants who are not accepted cannot re-apply
Selection procedure
• The Rave Foundation committee will assess all applications
• Scholarships are awarded twice a year
• About 6 scholarships are awarded per year
• There is no recourse to legal action regarding the awarding of a scholarship
• Applicants will be informed in writing about whether their application was successful or not. No reasons will be given for the committee`s decision
Application documents
1. CV, including educational qualifications
2. Outline of the planned project in Germany
3. Consent from a German institution in which the applicant will work during the scholarship period in Germany
4. A letter of reference from the applicant`s home country
5. An abridged report (max. 2 pages) on the current state of the arts scene in the home countryApplication dates
The deadlines for applications are 31 March and 30 September each year. Selections will be made within 2 months of the respective deadlines.
Applications are to be submitted to:
Rave Foundation
c/o Institut für AuslandsbeziehungenCharlottenplatz 17
D-70173 Stuttgart
Fax +49.711.2225194
An information leaflet about applying for a Rave Scholarship can be ordered from the above address as well.

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