Deadline: 15 December 2016
Open to: government officials from the Western Balkans who are eager to spend a three-month fellowship traineeship in the EU government institutions
The European Fund for the Balkans (EFB) announces the new call for applications for its flagship Fellowship programme for Government Officials. It is a one-year practice-oriented educational programme which is supporting the Western Balkans’ administrations by educating and motivating the public officials to practice and advocate the European principles of public administration. 20 best applicants for the ninth generation of decision-makers of tomorrow who want to shape the regional and European collaboration using their energy and enthusiasm will be chosen.
The core purpose of the programme is to give impetus to the EU integration-driven reforms of the Western Balkans’ administrations, through building the capacities of individuals who are acting as the agents of change. The programme targets ambitious young government officials with a strong commitment to contributing to the development of their societies who are lifelong learners, acquiring skills and broadening their horizons throughout their careers.
The government officials from the Western Balkans who are eager to spend a three-month fellowship traineeship in the EU government institutions in Austria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.
- Up to 20 scholarships will be available for civil servants in the 2016/2017 programme cycle;
- The support granted to the Fellow by the EFB is as follows: language training; travel expenses, lodging and meals and participation fees for seminars; travel expenses, relocation package, child allowance and stipend for practice phase (detailed information HERE).
How to apply?
The templates for the documents requested to be attached to the online application are available here:
The documents for information (do not fill in at this point) are available here:
More information on the official website.