Application deadline:

30 June 2020

Up to 16 Tuition Waivers for children rights experts!

× Due to the global outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have reviewed the CHRA programme, which will take place in a reduced 7-day format, from 31 August to 6 September 2020, taking into account any eventual measures adopted by the 77th Venice International Film Festival.

Up to 16 tuition waivers are now available for 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.

Tuition Waivers

The Global Campus of Human Rights is to offer up to 16 full tuition waivers to eligible candidates applying to the 15th Summer School in Cinema Human Rights and Advocacy (CHRA) taking place in Venice Lido from 31st August to 6th September 2020.

These 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.

Professionals, scholars and students will participate in the 15th Summer School to:

  • Strengthen and expand their knowledge and expertise on global children 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 full tuition waiver has a value of € 1342,00
  • Funding includes school tuition fee, lunches and coffee breaks on class days, Venice Film Festival accreditation
  • Full tuition waivers apply to EU and non-EU professionals, experts, students, advocates, film-makers 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.

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 encourage to apply.

How to Apply

Application deadline is 30 June 2020, 5 pm CEST.

Application should include:

  • The Scholarship Application Form filled in in all its component;
  • A curriculum vitae
  • Copy of a University Degree Certificate
  • At least two referees