Deadline for scholarship applicants:

30 April 2022

Deadline for self-funded applicants:

30 May 2022

Scholarships for children’s rights experts available!


The Global Campus of Human Rights is to offer a limited number of scholarship opportunities to eligible candidates applying to the 17th Summer School in Cinema Human Rights and Advocacy (CHRA) taking place in Venice Lido from 29 August to 7 September 2022.

Scholarships are offered to professionals and students whose field of expertise and research focuses on children rights and are, or wish to become, leaders in their community and worldwide to promote and protect the rights of the child through the connections between human rights, films, digital media and video advocacy.

The beneficiaries of the above scholarships will participate in the 17th Summer School to:

  • Strengthen and expand their knowledge and expertise on global children’s rights issues from a multidisciplinary approach.
  • Interact with colleagues and experts in the fields of human rights, digital media and advocacy at the Global Campus of Human Rights and the Venice Film Festival.

Conditions for Applications and Selection Criteria

  • Candidates must hold a university degree (BA, MA or PhD) and, or have relevant experience (paid or voluntary work) in areas related to children and human rights, education, digital media and communication.
  • Candidates from across the world are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates must carefully fill in the online application form. Candidate’s experience, quality, originality, and creativity on a children’s rights issue are evaluated. Quality being equal, selection may be guided by an interest in promoting gender and regional diversity. Candidates should demonstrate how their participation at the CHRA will further develop their contribution to children’s rights issues and to their professional or academic career and what is the expected impact of their project in advancing the rights of the child.


  • The tuition waiver waives you of the school tuition fee, which includes lunches and coffee breaks on class days, Venice Film Festival accreditation. All other expenses are to be paid by the participant.
  • The full bursary waives you of the school tuition fee, which includes lunches and coffee breaks on class days, Venice Film Festival accreditation and covers the reimbursement of expenses such as international and local transportation, accommodation and meals during the programme and other expenses such as visa and insurance costs up to a limited amount

How to Apply for a Scholarship Opportunity

Application deadline is 30 April 2022

If you wish to apply, please fill in the online Application Form, duly completed in its parts.