Deadline: 1 September 2014
Open to: Young people between 17 and 25 of who have permanently lived in the EU, the GUS (list below) or Turkey for at least six months at the time of application
Grant: InterRail-Global Pass worth €422
The Schwarzkopf Foundation, in cooperation with the German Railways (Deutsche Bahn), offers people aged 17 to 25 the chance to be given an InterRail Global Pass ticket, in order to visit neighboring European Countries.
It offers young people the chance to get to know their European neighbors as well as to become aware of current cultural or political developments there. It is important that these developments are seen in the context of the guest countries’ relations with the EU.
The applicants freely choose the countries they wish to travel to. The trip needs to have a specifically defined research topic regarding a current cultural or political development in the context of European integration which needs to be explained and elaborated in the application. Not later than three months after the journey the stipendiary is requested to submit a detailed report of at least 10 pages.
The trip has to be planned and carried out exclusively by the recipient and needs to last a minimum of three and a maximum of six weeks.
The travel grant includes an InterRail-Global Pass to be used for travelling in 30 European countries, including Turkey, equivalent to €422.
Young people between 17 and 25 of who have permanently lived in the EU, the GUS (list HERE) or Turkey for at least six months at the time of application may apply for a trip with the InterRail-Global Pass.
Application deadline is 1 September 2014.
Applications can be submitted by post or via email. Make sure you include the following documents:
- a tabular curriculum vitae;
- a reason for the chosen country and the selected subject matter;
- details on the envisaged methods to address the research topic as well as the planned travel route;
- a completed and signed application form (HERE);
- a signed form “terms and conditions” (HERE).
See the official website HERE.