Shaping Europe - Civic Education in Action

The bpb and the Robert Bosch Stiftung award 16 scholarships in 2015/2016 to young citizenship education professionals from Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Cyprus, Greece, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Turkey. The recipients of the scholarships are given the opportunity of working in a German institution, carrying out their own projects, and networking with other young European professionals.

Scholarship program for dedicated Europeans from Central and Southeastern Europe at the start of their careers

Since the pilot phase in 2008 and 2009, Germany’s federal agency for civic education and the Robert Bosch Stiftung have awarded 89 scholarships to qualified individuals who are dedicated to advancing political and civic education in their home countries.

Each year, up to 16 scholarships are awarded to committed Europeans from Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Turkey.

The program is geared toward people that are just beginning their careers and are interested in meeting and networking with people internationally. They should already be advocating democracy and civic responsibility in their countries and work actively in the field of civic education.

The program’s participants will spend a period of ten to 12 weeks at a guest institution in Germany that is active in civic education. There they will work with their German colleagues and build their network for future international partnerships. During their stay, the scholarship recipients will either be involved in specific projects at the guest institutions or will prepare their own project working together with the guest institutions. Three seminars (an introductory seminar, interim seminar, and closing seminar) are a fixed part of the program.

The program 2015/2016 is open for application now.

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Project manager:

Christiane Toyka-Seid
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Fax +49 (0)2223 2928-920

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