What is takween travel grants?
takween travel grants offer early- to mid-career designers based in Jordan working in fashion, product, interior, furniture, urban or graphic design a chance to expand their network. The grants aim to support the following activities:
- participation in trainings
- participation in sector related conferences or forums
- participation or professional visits to fairs or design weeks
- research trips
- short-term job-shadowing
The activities may take place either in Jordan, the Mena-Region or Germany.
The purpose of the participation in the above mentioned activities should be:
- learning or knowledge transfer
- presentation of design ideas or projects
- Innovation in design
The travel grants are dedicated to support expenses for travel, accommodation or participation fees. The flight tickets can be paid directly by takween, all other spendings will be reimbursed upon original invoices.
Applicants shall present a letter of interest describing their motivation for applying and how participation in the selected activity supported by takween travel grants will benefit their practice or business. Applicants are expected to share their experiences with takween community after their trip.
The organization of as well as participation in activities is the sole responsibility of the selected applicants.