Applications are open for the PCSC Fellowship Program funded by the Prague Civil Society Centre. This program is open to anyone from Eastern Europe or Central Asia with proven experience and commitment to civil society in their country or region.
Fellowships are fully funded three-month research residencies in Prague for individuals from Eastern Europe and Central Asia. This includes activists, experts, researchers, and people working on civic-minded projects and social issues in their country or region.
The Prague Civil Society Centre will cover travel costs, modest living expenses, as well as visa assistance. Fellows are provided with a shared office space with internet connection and meeting facilities.
Who May Eligible:
To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:
- Anyone from Eastern Europe or Central Asia with proven experience and commitment to civil society in their country or region.
- This includes experts, researchers, human rights defenders, environmental or urban activists, journalists and members of NGOs and civic-minded groups.
- Fellows must be from one of the countries in yellow and be involved with civil society, journalism, or social issues in their country, through work, research or activism.
- They expect applicants to have a proven and solid track record of work in the civil sector or journalism, with enough experience to conduct and finalize a three-month project.
How to Apply & Competition Rules:
To apply, the applicants must download the application form and Send this completed Fellowship Application form and your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Your Fellowship project proposal should aim to reflect and elaborate upon your current work or experience in your home country or region.
- You should demonstrate how participating in the fellowship program will aid your work upon returning home, how you will share the knowledge and expertise gained during the fellowship, or how you plan to develop cross-country or regional collaborative projects and networks.
- You are free to propose a Fellowship project on any topic, but they do have some topics, which will be given higher priority.
- After the selection process, Fellows are asked to provide a specific project output to be agreed before the beginning of the Fellowship.
- The Prague Civil Society Centre will cover travel costs, modest living expenses, as well as visa assistance.
- Fellows are provided with a shared office space with internet connection and meeting facilities.
The application will close on October 24, 2018.