2019 Civil Society Academy Organisational Scholarship Award
  • Full Scholarship

The Organisational Scholarship Award is annual support in capacity and network building offered to 5 – 10 small-sized civil society organisations (with less than 50 paid staff members).

Civil Society Academy is a passionate team and work with some of the best facilitators. They believe in Social Justice, Collaboration, Creativity, Empathy, Ownership, and Top Quality. They are a fast-growing social start-up initiated by Welthungerhilfe. They prioritize working with high-potential & high-impact people and organisations.

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Their trainings and processes are participatory, reflective and foster a creative dialogue with like-minded people. They equip with super-tools.

Since founding in 2014, they have reached out to more than 1200 people from 35 countries through different events.

Awards are available for study in the following areas:

  • Communications, Journalism & Media
  • Culture, History & Society
  • Development Studies
  • Economics
  • Education Management & Leadership
  • Environment & Natural Resource Management
  • Gender Studies
  • Human Rights
  • Law (including Human Rights law)
  • Politics & International Studies
  • Public Health Policy & Health Management
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Social Policy
  • Social Work




  • The Award will be in the form of a CSA training voucher that has to be redeemed within one year.
  • The scholarship voucher worth up to 4,000 EURO can only be used for CSA training or/and facilitation fees.


  • Be a citizen of an eligible country;
  • Bemonstrate maturity, flexibility, and civil society leadership potential
    have an earned bachelor’s degree as of May 15, 2018 with an excellent academic record;
  • Demonstrate professional experience related to your chosen field of study;
    demonstrate proficiency in the language of instruction (English, German or French) at a level required for admission by host universities;
  • Be able to participate in an intensive pre-academic summer school in July or August 2019 and start their degree program in August or September 2019;
    be able to receive and maintain a visa or study permit as required by the host country; and
  • Demonstrate a clear commitment to their home country or region to strengthen open society development.
Eligible Regions: Multiple Regions (Check the official website for details)

Application Process

  • Submit the Online Application Form by 1 February 2019
  • Upload your Video or PDF by 1 February 2019. The Video or PDF should address the selection criteria.

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Application Deadline: February 1, 2019

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