The Art Institute in Czech Republic Scholarships for International Students

The Art Institute Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Creative literature
Course Level: Postgraduate
Provider: The Art Institute
Country to Study in: Finland

Scholarship Description
In 2004 the Department of Arts and Libraries of the Ministry of Culture became Theatre Institute project coordinating new creative residencies for young artists, based on the acute need for international communication and exchange of Czech artists working in various artistic fields.

Since 2005, the creative residences has been managed by the Art Institute. In late 2006, the Art Institute became a member of the new European network of Halma. The network currently comprises a total of twenty-seven literary centers of mainly Central and Eastern European countries.

The Art Institute is tendering a month stay in the area of creative literature in the House of Writers in the Finnish city of Jyväskylä in the period from 27 September to 27th October 2010.

International poets, prose writers and dramatists who reside or work in the Czech Republic are all invited to partake.

This tender is open to both home and international scholars in the area of creative writing.

A residency can apply to poets, playwrights and prose writers who reside or work in the Czech Republic. The assumption is (basic) knowledge of English.

Eligible groups
Citizens of any country (i.e. international students)

Participating Institutions
House of Writers, Jyväskylä city; Finland
The Institute of Arts / Artist Residencies; Czech Republic

Fields of study
Field of Arts and Literature - Creative writing

Number of awards
Not specified by provider; kindly inquire from the provider

Sponsorship duration
This award is for the one (1) month period of the program from 27th September to 27th October 2010.

Scholarship benefits
Participant will be covered: accommodation, travel expenses to and from Finland and the costs associated with the stay of 10 000 CZK.

Method of Application
Important Documents to include in your application:
  1. The application form legibly filled in all respects.
  2. Attachments:
    1. letter of motivation in Czech with a description of what the author expects from scholarship, plans to work on what, to what extent, etc. (in the form of a maximum of two A4 pages).
    2. Curriculum Vitae of the applicant in Czech and English.
    3. Summary written and published works
For complete details of this award, please visit the official website via the link that has been provided below.

The Application Deadline Date announced for this scholarship is 9 July 2010.

It is important to note that a (basic) knowledge of the English language is assumed of all participants.

No late applications will be entertained.

Markéta Černá a Pavel Štorek
tel.: +420 224 809 116

Application Deadline: 9 July 2010
Open to International students: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Scholarships in Europe for International Students

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