CALL FOR APPLICATION 2021 M.A FILM CULTURE & ARCHIVAL STUDIES JOS PROGRAMME DAAD UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP



SCHOLARSHIPS

SCHOOL FEES SUPPORT FOR TRAINING IN NIGERIA

The University of Jos and the National Film Institute (NFI), Jos hereby invites applications from qualified African and Nigerian students for the 2021 Goethe University, Frankfurt/DAAD Scholarship Programme. The Master Degree Programme in Film Culture and Archival Studies is a collaborative master jointly offered by Nigerian Institutions (University of Jos, National Film Institute, Jos & Lagos Film Society) and German Institutions (Goethe University, Frankfurt, Arsenal Institute for Film and Video Art, Berlin, Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum). The programme aims to enhance learning opportunities among Nigerians and Africans as a whole, specifically in the area of archiving studies and practices, by providing to the successful applicant to pursue the postgraduate (Master) degree programme.

Objective To train students that will become experts and global leaders in the field of Film Culture and Archival Studies; Restoration, Digitization, Preservation, Codification, Classification of creative works and audiovisual heritage as well as other related human endeavors. This scholarship programme offers the applicant opportunity to access funds for school fees support, research support and other related activities for the programme Eligibility  Eligible students must be an African currently studying M.A Film Culture and Archiving Studies with the National Film Institute/ University of Jos.  The candidate must have completed the registration process for the M.A programme.  The student has proven excellent academic achievements records.  Not be a beneficiary of any other scholarship (National or International)  A one page good letter of motivation, not more than 500 words on WHY He/ She be giving scholarship.  Excellent overview of proposal presentation on intending area of final year dissertation /Report, not more than 5 pages with relevant references/works cited Value of Scholarship The scholarship includes a monthly residence grant in the amount of €425 to cover for students accommodation and living costs in Jos & a grant to cover for tuition fees for the time span of the scholarship of €425 per semester. Selection There will be an independent selection committee consisting of representatives of various partnering institutions to review the submitted applications. Selection criteria Academic qualification (documented by: relevant certificates, previous awards, curriculum vitae, Birth certificate, citizenship certificate, Good letter of motivation with a demonstrable knowledge of the course, proposal presentation on intending area of final year dissertation /Report, not more than 5 pages with relevant references/works cited, letter of reference from 3 referees, 1 from former institution, Federal Government official and a community leader). Closing: Applicant should note that application closes 4 weeks from the date of this advert. Closing is 13th May, 2021.

SIX MONTHS TRAINING IN GERMANY

The University of Jos and the National Film Institute (NFI), Jos hereby invites applications from qualified African and Nigerian students for the 2021 Goethe University, Frankfurt/DAAD Scholarship Programme. The Master Degree Programme in Film Culture and Archival Studies is a collaborative master jointly offered by Nigerian Institutions (University of Jos, National Film Institute, Jos & Lagos Film Society) and German Institutions (Goethe University, Frankfurt, Arsenal Institute for Film and Video Art, Berlin, Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum). The programme aims to enhance learning opportunities among Nigerians and Africans as a whole, specifically in the area of archiving studies and practices, by providing to the successful applicant to pursue the postgraduate (Master) degree programme. Objective To train students that will become experts and global leaders in the field of Film Culture and Archival Studies; Restoration, Digitization, Preservation, Codification, Classification of creative works and audiovisual heritage as well as other related human endeavors. This scholarship programme offers the applicant opportunity to continue his/her academic education in Germany for 6 months purely academic activities and extra 5 weeks for German language course. Eligibility  Eligible students must be an African currently studying M.A Film Culture and Archiving Studies with the National Film Institute/ University of Jos.  The candidate must have completed the registration process for the M.A programme.  The student has proven excellent academic achievements records.  Not be a beneficiary of any other scholarship (National or International)  Must have the interest and ability to learn German language  A one page good letter of motivation, not more than 500 words on WHY He/ She be giving scholarship.  Excellent overview of proposal presentation on intending area of final year dissertation /Report, not more than 5 pages with relevant references/works cited Value of Scholarship Scholarship is divided into 2 part;  Accommodation value (in Frankfurt) @ € 861 monthly per person for a period of 12 months  Mobility/Travelling expenses (International flights to Frankfurt) @ € 1350 per person Selection There will be an independent selection committee consisting of representatives of various partnering institutions to review the submitted applications. Selection criteria Academic qualification (documented by: relevant certificates, previous awards, curriculum vitae, Birth certificate, citizenship certificate, Good letter of motivation with a demonstrable knowledge of the course, proposal presentation on intending area of final year dissertation /Report, not more than 5 pages with relevant references/works cited, letter of reference from 3 referees, 1 from former institution, Federal Government official and a community leader). Closing: Applicant should note that application closes 4 weeks from the date of this advert.

MORE INFORMATION

For further information, please contact: University of Jos: 0803-301-5693 National Film Institute, Jos: 0803-483-4404 All soft copies should be forwarded to nfi.filmculturearchiving.scholar@gmail.com