Local Development Travel Bursary

Local Development Travel Bursary

Local Development Travel Bursary

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Catalys is pleased to announce our first travel bursary.

The bursary will be offered to a young person from Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia or Montenegro who is involved in local action group or rural/agricultural association and is keen to learn from people and groups in other countries about their experiences in implementing Local Development Programmes.

Purpose – It is intended to support a young person who is active in rural development and participates in their Local Action Group, on order to undertake a learning journey between April and June 2015.

Procedure – the procedure is very simple. Applications should be made in the form of a succinct word document. In no more than 500 words you should state:

  • The overall purpose of your learning journey
  • What do you hope to learn
  • How would your Local Action Group benefit from your journey

Additional information

  • Destination(s) you plan to visit (which organisations you plan to visit, and location(s))
  • Approximate timings for the visit
  • Proof of your age – you should be under 30 at the time of the application.

Your commitment

  • You should plan a visit to explore ideas of real value to your Local Action Group
  • You should produce a succinct report in English and in Croatian on your experiences and lessons

Our commitment

  • We will mentor you through the visit
  • We will pay you a bursary of €500 towards your travel and accommodation


Applications by 7th April

Award made by 10th April

Learning journey to be taken between 10th April and 15th June

Report to be submitted by 20th June

Presentation at Local Development Summer School Zadar – 2nd and 3rd July.

Applications should be submitted to: info@catalys.org

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