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Marc de Montalembert Grant

Call for Applications

The Marc de Montalembert Foundation offers a 7000 euros grant to help young people from countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, and below 30 years of age, to implement projects dedicated to the knowledge of the cultures or arts and craft in the region. Application deadline is 31 December 2010.

The grant aims to encourage better knowledge and appreciation of the cultural diversity of the Mediterranean region among its young people. It will be awarded to a project of a transcultural nature which corresponds to the personal aspirations of the candidate. Projects must involve travel and activities outside the candidates' home country on a subject of their choice. The Foundation expects concrete results from the project. Whatever form of expression chosen, written, oral or visual, the outcome must be an original piece of work which the Foundation may consider helping to publish or promote. The candidate may decide to finalize the result of the project in residence at the Marc de Montalembert Foundation on the island of Rhodes. The subjects treated by grant beneficiaries between 1994 and 2010 come under the headings of: sculpture, literature, music, painting, architecture, sociology, photography, ethnography, art history, musicology.

For details, please see www.fondationmdm.com/index.php/en/bando