Application deadline:

20 June 2021

Up to 14 scholarships for children’s rights experts!

Scholarships

The Global Campus of Human Rights is to offer up to 10 tuition waivers and 4 full bursaries to eligible candidates applying to the 16th Summer School in Cinema Human Rights and Advocacy (CHRA) taking place in Venice Lido from 30th August to 8th September 2021.

Both typologies of scholarships apply 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.

Furthermore, the full bursary applies to professionals, experts, scholars and community leaders from developing and low and middle-income countries.

The beneficiaries of the above scholarships will participate in the 16th Summer School to:

  • Strengthen and expand their knowledge and expertise on global children's rights issues from a multidisciplinary approach
  • Research, produce and pitch an audio-visual research project developed individually or in a group on a specific children’s rights issue
  • Interact with like-minded people and experts in the fields of human rights, digital media and advocacy at the Global Campus of Human Rights and the Venice Film Festival

Benefits

The tuition waiver has a value of € 1.850,00

Funding includes school tuition fee, lunches and coffee breaks on class days, Venice Film Festival accreditation and social events. Tuition waivers apply to EU and non-EU professionals, experts, students, advocates, filmmakers and anyone involved in advancing the work and the research in the global children’s rights issues.

The full bursary has a value of € 4.500,00

Funding includes school tuition fee, lunches and coffee breaks on class days, Venice Film Festival accreditation, social events and a reimbursement of expenses such as transportation, accommodation and meals. Bursaries apply to non-EU professionals, experts, students, advocates, filmmakers and anyone involved in advancing the work and the research in the global children’s rights issues.

Selection Criteria

The selection will be based on the quality of the letter of motivation, the candidate’s experience and the quality, originality and creativity of a project on children’s rights issues. 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 and project development will contribute to their professional or academic career and what is the expected impact of their project in advancing the rights of the child. Full bursaries apply to professionals, experts, scholars and community leaders from developing and low and middle-income countries.

Conditions for Applications

Candidates must hold a university degree (BA, MA or PhD) and have relevant experience (paid or voluntary work) in areas related to children and human rights, education, digital media and communication.

Candidates from all over the world are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply for a Scholarship Opportunity

Application deadline is 20 June 2021, 5 pm CEST.

If you wish to apply, please fill in the online Application Form, duly completed in its parts. Once you select the typology of scholarship you wish to be considered for, you will have to download the “Additional Documentation Form” which needs to be filled in and uploaded as a unique merged file together with a recently dated and signed reference letter.