Wijhat (Destinations) Mobility Grant
Wijhat (Destinations) is a program developed by Culture Resource to address these concerns, by merging the Mawa3eed and Tajwaal programs. It is designed to serve artists and cultural actors in the Arab region by offering grants of up to 8,000 US Dollars to support travel both within and outside the Arab region, thereby enabling the grantees to present their works to new audiences and to engage in new and diverse inter- and intra-Arab cultural exchange experiences.
The program offers 25 to 30 grants per year in three rounds. The support covers:
- Ticket costs
- Visa costs
- Accommodation and partial support for living expenses
- A recommendation letter from Culture Resource to the relevant embassy in order to support the visa application, if necessary.
The deadline to apply for Wijhat program is Wednesday 15 May, 2019 till 5:00 pm Beirut time.
Applications are accepted from individuals and groups from all Arab countries. The applicants do not necessarily have to reside in an Arab country, however the country of departure or arrival must be an Arab country. Results will be announced on 30 June, 2019.
Wijhat is a program that aims to support the travel of artists and cultural actors from the Arab Region to participate in events within the region and internationally, allowing them to present their works to diverse audiences in global, regional and local contexts, to exchange knowledge and expertise with peers, to build their professional capacities, or to produce and develop their artistic works.