In 2012, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) launched a new initiative offering scholarships to researchers and education professionals from UNESCO Member States.
Application Deadline: 31st May 2017
Offered Annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: UNESCO Member States
About the Award: CONFINTEA Scholarships generally run every September, though under special circumstances, Scholarships may run in other months. CONFINTEA Scholars conduct their research at the UIL Library for a period of one month. In addition, they have the opportunity to exchange knowledge with other scholars, UIL staff and UIL’s external partners.
Type: Short courses
Eligibility: Researchers and education professionals from UNESCO Member States who work in the area of lifelong learning with a focus on adult education and continuing education, literacy and non-formal basic education.
Participants are selected on the basis of their potential to produce:
- policy proposals;
- programme tools;
- articles; and
- research papers
that can be shared with decision-makers in their home countries.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Program: UIL covers travel and accommodation costs and contributes a lump sum of €500 towards the costs of food, visas, etc.
How to Apply: Successful candidates will be informed in early June. Subscribe to our newsletter to keep informed about upcoming calls for applications. If you have any questions, please contact the CONFINTEA Scholarship Coordinator, Ms Lisa Krolak.
Award Provider: UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL)