UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme in Archaeology and Conservation 2019
Deadline: April 30, 2019
Applications for the UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme in Archaeology and Conservation 2019 are now open. The fellowship aims to promote human resource capacities and to enhancing international understanding and friendship among nations and the people of Poland.
The Polish National Commission for UNESCO, in cooperation with the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology University of Warsaw and the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw (Faculty of Conservation and Restoration of works of Art) have placed at the disposal of certain Member States (see Annex I) five (5) fellowships of eight (8) months duration each, in Poland, starting on 1 October 2018.
Benefits from Polish Authorities
- (i) Free tuition and access to the university facilities based on the local regulations.
- Accommodation at the University of Warsaw Student Campus organised for fellows by the Host Institution.
- (ii) Monthly allowance of 1600 PLN (1 USD = approximately 4,0 PLN) corresponding to the salary of a local junior research fellow. Thus, all living expenses in Poland are to be borne by the fellow with this allowance except the accommodation that will be covered by the University of Warsaw; and; (iii) A one-time special allowance of 1600 PLN to be paid upon arrival in Poland, this sum will cover different activities related to your stay in Warsaw, such as cultural, historical and/or touristic visits, conferences, workshops, and seminars related to your studies.
No provision to finance or lodge family members is made.
At the end of the research studies, the beneficiaries will receive a certificate attesting to their attendance at the host institution, this certificate will be given after receipt of the requested reports and financial clearance from the Institution.
Benefits from UNESCO
- International travel expenses: (by the most direct, economical route) from the beneficiary’s country to and from Poland will be covered by UNESCO under its Regular Programme Budget.
- Health insurance for fellowship beneficiaries who are declared medically fit: UNESCO fellowship holders may be covered by a health insurance policy, taken-out by the Organization for the duration of fellowship. The costs of this health insurance is subscribed to and covered by UNESCO on behalf of awarded fellows.
*ONLY THE SELECTED CANDIDATES WILL BE REQUIRED TO SEND TO THE PARTICIPATION PROGRAMME AND FELLOWHIPS SECTION A COMPLETE MEDICAL DOSSIER, THE PRESCRIBED FORM OF WHICH WILL BE SENT ALONG WITH THE LETTER OF AWARD.
Candidates should have a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) or a Master of Arts (M.A) degree, preferably in Archaeology or Conservation
Be proficient in reading and writing in English
No more than 40 year-old
- Iran (the Islamic Republic of)
Candidatures should be submitted by the invited Member State. Original applications in duplicate must be channelled through the National Commission for UNESCO of the candidate’s country and communicated to Mr Stoyan Bantchev, Chief, Participation programme and Fellowships Section, by 30 April 2018 at the latest (GMT +01:00) to UNESCO mailing address.
Applications should have imperatively the following attachments in DUPLICATE:
- UNESCO fellowships application forms, ALL four (4) pages duly completed in English using capital letter (illegible documents will be eliminated from the procedure, hand writing form must include capital letter only);
- Two photographs attached to the applications (4×6 cm);
- Certified copies (in English) of Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree/ PhD obtained; and,
- UNESCO certificate of language knowledge, duly completed by a relevant authority, if the mother tongue of the candidate is not English.
- Two letters of recommendation from someone related to the candidate’s work, as well confirming the candidate’s qualifications.
For more information, visit UNESCO/Poland.