Deadline:

Round 1 – February The deadline for submissions is 15 January.

Round 2 – June The deadline for submissions is 15 May.

Round 3 – October The deadline for submissions is 15 September.

Location:

Beirut, Lebanon.

(Fully Funded)

Description

Wijhat Program For Artists And Cultural Actors

Wijhat (Destinations) is a program developed by Culture Resource to address these concerns, by merging the Mawa3eed and Tajwaal programs. It is designed to serve artists and cultural actors in the Arab region to support travel both within and outside the Arab region, thereby enabling the grantees to present their works to new audiences and to engage in new and diverse inter- and intra-Arab cultural exchange experiences.

Scholarships number: 25-30 per year.

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Wijhat aims to contribute to raising awareness of arts and culture from the Arab region, both regionally and internationally, by supporting the regional or international travels of artists and cultural actors from the region. The program offers artists the opportunity to take part in cultural events and activities and present their work to diverse audiences in wider regional and/or international contexts, to exchange knowledge and expertise with peers, and/or to build their professional capacities.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Artistic and cultural festivals
  • Artistic residencies
  • Forums, conferences and symposia
  • Artistic and creative production workshops
  • Trainings and capacity building workshops

Required Languages

Arabic.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, SOMALIA.

Program Period

Round 1 – February The grantees are announced on 28 February.

Round 2 – June The grantees are announced on 30 June.

Round 3 – October The grantees are announced on 31 October.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The applicant must be from an Arab country.
  • The applicant does not necessarily have to reside in an Arab country, but the country of departure or arrival must be an Arab country.
  • The grant is available for groups as well as individuals.
  • The program targets artists from all disciplines: visual arts, performance arts, literature, music, etc.
  • The program targets cultural actors whether working independently or as members or staff of cultural initiatives or organizations.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old; otherwise, applications must be submitted by an adult on their behalf, with a written consent from their parents or guardians.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

The program offers grants of up to 8,000 US Dollars, covers:

  • Ticket costs
  • Visa costs
  • Accommodation and partial support for living expenses
  • A recommendation letter from Culture Resource to the relevant embassy in order to support the visa application, if necessary.

How to Apply

First Step: Read the application guidelines before filling out the form.

Second Step: Download application form.

Third Step: Fill in the application form in Arabic and e-mail it to the following address: wijhat@mawred.org.

Fourth Step: Include with the application the required supporting documents (see instructions in the application guidelines) that demonstrate that the aim of the trip is consistent with the aims of this program.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Samah Gacem/ Algeria

Reviewed by” Soueilem Mohamed Lemine / Mauritania
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team