Call for the Scholarship Gianfranco Martini 2017 is now open - Apply by April 16th!

Call for the Scholarship Gianfranco Martini 2017 is now open - Apply by April 16th!

ALDA set up a scholarship in memory of its Honorary President, Gianfranco Martini, which is given on an annual basis.

The call for application is open to university students and researchers proposing a study work or project dealing with the topics of local democracy, engagement of civil society and/or interethnic dialogue. The aim is to receive high-quality academic research and analysis for ALDA’s fields of activity in order to develop further strategies on these topics.

The applications will be selected on the following criteria:

  •     Originality and innovation of the proposal
  •     Timeliness and relevance of the research
  •     Clear definition and formulation of the research project’s objectives and how it will be implemented
  •     Relevance for ALDA’s work regarding local democracy, civil society engagement and interethnic dialogue
  •     Research that builds a link between theory and practice.

Applications will be assessed by ALDA Governing Board members.

For additional information about how to apply, who is eligible, the documents required and the criteria for projects selection, please refer to the application document.

All applications should be sent in electronic version at latest by 16th April 2017 to: