Friday, 9 May 2014

Call for Applications: Scholarship "Shaping Europe - Civic Education in Action"


A scholarship program for professionals active in Citizenship Education from Central and Southeastern Europe

Closing date for applications: June 3rd 2014
New in 2014: Applicants from Croatia are welcome!

The German Federal Agency for Civic Education (bpb) and the Robert Bosch Stiftung are awarding up to 16 scholarships to active professionals from Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Greece, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Turkey. We are looking for people at the beginning of their professional careers who wish to be active internationally. We expect applicants to already be actively promoting democracy and social responsibility in their own countries and to be engaged in civic education.

We offer participants the opportunity to become an intern in a German institution active in civic education matters. Additionally they will participate in the network of European political education. The working language in the program is German.

Find further information in English here: http://www.bpb.de/148137

Please forward this information to people who might be interested in an application!

For German information regarding the program and application forms check: www.bpb.de/inaktion

If you have further questions regarding the program, please contact the program coordinator Mrs. Christiane Toyka-Seid: info@europagestalten.bpb.de



About the founding institutions:

The Federal Agency for Civic Education

The Federal Agency for Civic Education (Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung/bpb) is a federal public authority providing citizenship education and information on political issues for all people in Germany. The work done by the bpb centres on promoting awareness for democracy and participation in politics.
Robert Bosch Stiftung

Established in 1964, the Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH is one of the major German foundations associated with a private company. It represents the philanthropic and social endeavors of Robert Bosch (1861-1942) and fulfills his legacy in a contemporary manner. The Robert Bosch Stiftung works predominantly in the fields of international relations, health and education.