UNESCO is Offering a World Heritage Residence Scholarship Apply . Deadline Feb 15 2024

Calling all cultural creators and researchers! Unleash your inner innovator and embark on a transformative journey with the prestigious UNESCO World Heritage Residence Scholarship. This unique opportunity offers a vibrant platform to delve into the heart of a cherished World Heritage site, immersing yourself in its rich history and cultural landscape while pursuing your artistic or research passions.

About the UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) to promote world peace and security through international cooperation in education, arts, sciences and culture. It has 194 member states and 12 associate members, as well as partners in the non-governmental, intergovernmental, and private sectors. Headquartered in Paris, France, UNESCO has 53 regional field offices and 199 national commissions.

it was founded in 1945 as the successor to the League of Nations International Committee on Intellectual Cooperation. Its constitution establishes the agency’s goals, governing structure, and operating framework. UNESCO’s founding mission, which was shaped by World War II, is to advance peace, sustainable development, and human rights by facilitating collaboration and dialogue among nations. It pursues this objective through five major program areas: education, natural sciences, social/human sciences, culture, and communication/information. it sponsors projects that improve literacy, provide technical training and education, advance science, protect independent media and press freedom, preserve regional and cultural history, and promote cultural diversity.

About the World Heritage Residence Scholarship

The World Heritage Scholarship is international and seeks cultural creators and researchers from all over the world. The International Residence Scholarship for the World Heritage Site Decorated Farmhouses of Hälsingland was established in 2018 by the Regional Assembly in Gävleborg.

The Scholarship is aimed at individuals who have an idea related to the UNESCO World Heritage list and are interested in connecting the World Heritage Site Decorated Farmhouses of Hälsingland with other World Heritage Sites in an artistic, cultural, or researching way.

Eligibility Criteria

People from all around the world are eligible to apply for the scholarship because it is an international program. In just the previous year, applications showcasing projects in a variety of formats, such as research, virtual reality, conservation, film, audio, dance, photo, storytelling, communication, sculpture, teaching, and handicraft, were submitted by more than 350 researchers, artists, and other cultural actors from 60 different countries.


The World Heritage Scholarship is a residency that involves: a grant of approximately 4,500 euros 4.10 Lakh to carry out the idea/project in question.


staying and living in one or two World Heritage farms for one month.

Deadline Date

Your application must be sent between December 15th, 2023 and February 15th, 2024.

How do I apply?

UNESCO Official Notification Click Here

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