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NED-Scholarships @Political Symposium, August 25-28, 2018

Are you working in the field of civil society, media and academia in Central and Eastern Europe? Would you like to share your expertise on the strengths and weaknesses of democracy in your country? We are seeking to find candidates who are interested in actively participating in our discussions and networking events.
You should be motivated to stay connected and spread the spirit of Alpbach after the conference.

In cooperation with the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), the European Forum Alpbach Foundation offers scholarships for professionals to participate at the Political Symposium and take part in further networking events organised especially for NED scholarship holders.

Scholarships cover the participation fees and accommodation for the entire Political Symposium (August 25-28, 2018).

Apply for a scholarship and challenge yourself in the international and intellectually stimulating atmosphere of Europe’s ‘Festival of Ideas’!

Send your application including a CV and a short note on why you would like to participate until May 31, 2018, to the project manager Fruzsina Herbert (

You can find further information on this specific scholarship programme and the application process in the attached pdf document.

Eligibility: EU Member States who have joined the EU since 2004 (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia).