The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Facility has launched the 7th phase of its EU-funded scholarship programme, seeking civil society activists or civic-minded citizens from Armenia, Azerbaijan, from Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine to join its Network of Civil Society Fellowships.
The primary objective of the scholarships is to support those who demonstrate a deep commitment to leading positive social change in their communities, by building the capacity of scholarship holders to engage constructively with communities and authorities and to contribute reforms in the Eastern Partnership countries.
Selected candidates will receive tailored training and coaching, €5,000 to implement activities and networking opportunities.
There are two types of scholarships: community engagement scholarships and Civic Digital scholarships (specifically designed for computer experts such as software engineers, data scientists, designers who use technology for the benefit of the community) .
The call is open to all citizens of Eastern Partnership countries, over the age of 18, with good English skills, with a demonstrated commitment to civil society, activism and civic leadership, or a desire to develop technological solutions for the needs of the community.
The application deadline is October 15, 2022. The scholarships will be indicatively awarded in January 2023.
The project has been running the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Fellowship Program since 2017, with 20 young civil society activists/leaders selected each year. The program is now entering an expanded phase, with the aim of identifying and supporting a further 120 fellows over the next three years.
The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Fund announces its new fellows – get ready for a new call