2015 Rave Scholarships at Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, Germany

2015 Rave Scholarships at Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, Germany

Deadline: September 15, 2015

The Rave Foundation is offering Scholarships at the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen to contribute to practical further education in realizing and arranging fine art exhibitions. Rave Scholarships support further practical training for young curators, restorers, museum technicians and cultural managers from countries in transition and developing countries.

About Rave Foundation

The Rave Foundation is an independent charitable foundation administered by the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa). Ifa is a mediating organization for German foreign cultural policy.

Scholarship Value

The Rave Scholarship is a working scholarship and requires the holder’s presence. It includes the following payments:

  • a monthly lump sum of 1,300 € for a scholarship period of three to six months
  • travelling expenses (to and from Germany)
  • health insurance


Rave Scholarships are for curators, restorers, museum technicians and cultural managers

  • Applicant must be from a country in transition or a developing country and must still be living there
  • Hitherto no opportunity yet to work in Germany for an extended period of time
  • Completion of professional study or training within the last five years
  • Younger than 40 years old
  • Applicant must no longer be studying or involved in on-the-job training
  • Confirmation (in German) from a partner institution in Germany which has agreed to take on the scholar or initiate a joint project
  • A reference from the applicant’s country of origin
  • Knowledge of either German or English, basic knowledge of German expected
  • Applicants who were rejected once cannot re-apply

Application Information

Applications are submitted to the

Rave Foundation
c/o Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen
Charlottenplatz 17
D-70173 Stuttgart
Fax +49/711/2225194
[email protected]

The application should be accompanied by

  • a fully completed application form
  • a CV (3 pages max.), including educational qualifications
  • a project sketch (1 page) developed together with the German institution – informing about tasks and responsibilities of the planned visit to Germany
  • consent form a non-commercial German institution to care for the applicant during the scholarship period in Germany
  • a letter of reference from the home country
  • an abridged report (1 page max.) on the current art scene in the home country
  • a letter of motivation (1 page max.)

For more information, visit Rave Scholarships.