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Rave Scholarships: Museum and Gallery Training | Germany

  Every year, Germany's Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa) provides the Rave Scholarships. These scholarships aim to support further practical training for young curators, restorers, museum technicians and cultural managers from countries in transition and developing countries who have arranged a guest period, a practical training or non-paid work at a museum, at a non-commercial gallery or at a non-commercial cultural institution in Germany.

Target groups

  • Curators
  • Restorers
  • Museum technicians
  • Cultural managers

from transformation and developing countries who have arranged a guest period, a practical training or non-paid work at a museum, at a non-commercial gallery or at a non-commercial cultural institution in Germany.

The Rave Scholarship is a working scholarship and requires the holder’s presence. It includes the following payments:

  • a monthly lump sum of €1300 for a scholarship period of three to six months;
  • travelling expenses (to and from Germany);
  • health insurance

Conditions

Scholarships will be awarded to applicants
  • who come from a transformation or developing country and are still living there;
  • who did not have the opportunity yet to come for a longer stay or did not have further training or working stay in Germany;
  • who finished their professional training not longer than five years ago and are not yet over 40. Those still studying or training at the time of application will not be considered for selection;
  • who have found a non-commercial partner institution in Germany that has agreed to take care of them or agreed to a joint project;
  • who can provide a positive statement from their own country (reference);
  • who have good knowledge of one of the three following languages: German, English or French.
The application date is 15 May each year. Selections will be made within 3 months. For additional information about ifa's Rave Scholarships, please visit http://www.ifa.de/en/visual-arts/art-funding/rave-scholarships.html  
This information was originally published by ASEF culture360: http://culture360.asef.org/opportunity/rave-scholarships-museum-gallery-sector-training-call/