Balkans, let’s get up! 2012

first_img ← OFID Scholarship Award 2011/12 Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. Reddit Similar Stories Share 0 LinkedIn 0 Balkans, let’s get up! 2012 Pocket “Create! Include! Participate!” Programme 2020center_img February 21, 2012 Published by Site Default Rondine Cittadella della Pace – Scholarship for Students from the Balkans +1 Deadline: 4 March 2012Open to:  Participants between the ages of 18 and 27 from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania or SerbiaCosts: All costs covered except € 10 participation feeDescriptionConnecting theory and practice of civic involvement. Strengthening the civil society on the Balkans. Giving you new possibilities for your commitment. Two one week International Spring Schools in Macedonia and Romania set the focus on the topics “ecology” and “civic activism”. They are open for participants from the Western Balkans as from Romania and Bulgaria. Here participants discuss societal relevant topics, learn aspects of project management, meet with experts and develop their own project draft. After the Spring Schools there is a possibility for project grants and the participation in further trainings. The language in these activities is English.EligibilityFor the application it is not a criteria, whether you study or work, which religion or ethnicity you belong to or if you are experienced in international exchange or in project management. If you are motivated to play an active part in your society you are the right person to apply for the programme of BLGU.RequirementsAge from 18 to 27Ability to discuss in EnglishCitizenship of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania or SerbiaMotivation and time to take part in each step of the programmeCostsBLGU pays for everything on the Workshops (e.g. participants’ travel costs, accommodation, food, trainers, materials) except € 10,- participation fee. They pay participants’ travel costs after they have confirmed their suggested modes of transport and costs.SeminarsSpring School: 17.04. – 24.04.2012You will discuss innovative approaches to democratization, what democracy means on different levels of society and which forms for active engagement are possible. The Spring School is the starting point for concrete projects.This time they offer two Spring Schools with two different main topics – ecology and civic activism.Important note: Candidates from Kosovo can apply only for the Ecology Spring School.Project Management Seminar: 28.05. – 02.06.2012On the Project Management Seminar various aspects of the participants’ project will be planned according to the special needs of the projects. Topics such as time management, conflict management, communication, public relations, fundraising etc. are part of it.Between the Project Management Seminar and the Evaluation and Perspective Seminar the projects are conducted by the participants and accompanied by experienced Mentors.Evaluation and Perspective Seminar: 29.09.- 03.10.2012This Seminar allows the participants to reflect the results and the process of their project. It is aiming at future chances that open up because of the new experiences made within BLGU and of the network, which allows sustainable support of engagement. Participants will also get acquainted with local and regional NGOs and other young people taking action in the region.Each of the seminars is conducted in a country on the Balkans. The language we work with is English.ApplicationApply online through the application form at the Official Website until 04.03.2012.Decide for a theme and send:Filled out application form: Ecology or Civic ActivismA letter of motivation: Why do you want to take part in “Balkans, let’s get up!“? Write up to 400 words about your personality and your motivation.Answer the following question up to 400 words in a short essay, poem or short story to the specified topics.By applying for BLGU you agree to the programme-agreementIf you have further questions about BLGU you are invited to visit our webpage, to visit the Facebook profile or to just send your question to [email protected] Official Website Call for Entries – 10th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival Tweet ECMI Announces Job Opennings →last_img read more