Scholary Fund

Prince Claus Fund Building Beyond Mentorship Programme

Last updated: Apr 26, 2024

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Target: Africa,

Award Value: Full Funding,

Host Institution: Institutions in Netherlands


Expired 13 days ago

Prince Claus Fund Building Beyond Mentorship ProgrammeThe Prince Claus Fund, in partnership with the Creative Industries Fund NL, is calling on artists from African countries to submit applications for the Prince Claus Fund Building Beyond Mentorship Programme fully funded to the Netherlands. Each participant is to be awarded a grant worth €10,000 plus travel expenses, visa costs, and accommodation being covered by the body. Interested applicants should be informed that this window of opportunity closes in May.

Program Description

The Prince Claus Fund Building Beyond Mentorship Programme is an alternative educational programme aimed at cultivating thought leadership,  encouraging criticality, and reframing design-based practices.  The programme consists of peer group sessions, masterclasses, and two mentoring intensives in the form of Lab Weeks – one on the African continent and one in the Netherlands – where there will be opportunities for exchange and to build participant’s network in different scenes.

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Award Benefits

  • Each participant will receive up to 10,000 USD
  • Guidance from mentors on their works
  • Travel expenses
  • Visa costs
  • Accommodation

Level and Areas of Study

Non-degree programme in Creative Thinking, Arts and Design, Architecture, Activism, Policy, Public and Digital Spaces.

Program Location

The programme will be hosted in the Netherlands.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility for Prince Claus Fund Building Beyond Mentorship Programme:

  • You should have 5 to 12 years of relevant professional experience.
  • You are from, living, registered, and working in an African country.
  • You are an emerging artist, designer, a creative thinker whose individual practice relates to design, public space, architecture, activism, policy, and the digital space.
  • Your work must be original, transformative, context-specific, inclusive, impactful, and have the potential to accelerate.

Check Also: Acumen West Africa Fellows Program

Application Procedure

How to apply for Prince Claus Fund Building Beyond Mentorship Programme:

  • You can apply online for this opportunity.
  • Create an account on the Prince Claus Awards Platform and start a new submission for the Building Beyond Mentorship.
  • Fill in all required fields and attachments.
  • You will receive an automatic email confirmation once your submission has been successfully received.

Submission Deadline: May 14.

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