Ethno Mobility Grant 2023

JM International



The Ethno Mobility program is one of the largest worldwide scholarship programs for 𝗳𝗼𝗹𝗸, 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗹𝗱, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗱𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗺𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗻𝘀 ages 30 and below, supporting the participation of young musicians at eligible Ethno camps by covering for the expenses of travel and participation fees. Visas and covid tests may additionally be covered, where mandated. Ethno Mobility grant scholarships aim to provide the opportunity to attend an Ethno to musicians who would not be able to do so without 𝗳𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝘀𝘂𝗽𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁, even in the case of an Ethno in close geographical proximity. If you are a musician aged 16-30, and you are looking for financial support to participate at an Ethno, you have come to the right place! 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗻𝘀 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗼𝘄𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗰𝗼𝘂𝗻𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗲𝗹𝗶𝗴𝗶𝗯𝗹𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗹𝘆: Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, India, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Macedonia, Malawi, Mozambique, New Zealand, Norway, State Of Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Solomon Islands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, UK, USA and Zimbabwe. *Applications from legal residents in the above countries are accepted and will be vetted for conformance with grant criteria, with the exception of USA — US applications for international Mobility are open to US passport holders only. *Passport holders from the eligible countries above living elsewhere can apply — upload proof of your legal residence in the country you are currently residing in. 𝗖𝗥𝗜𝗧𝗘𝗥𝗜𝗔 The Ethno Mobility grant program is based on two important criteria: 1. 𝗜𝗻𝗰𝗹𝘂𝘀𝗶𝘃𝗶𝘁𝘆 — In order to offer a Mobility scholarship to the greatest number of young musicians possible, 𝘀𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗹𝗮𝗿𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗽𝘀 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗼𝗻𝗹𝘆 𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝗼𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗽𝗲𝗿 𝗽𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗼𝗻. If you already received a scholarship from Ethno Mobility to travel to an Ethno in the past in the period 2019-2022, you are NOT eligible to apply for this call. 2. 𝗕𝗮𝗹𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 — Gender balance, cultural balance, balance between musical instruments and styles — this balance is maintained by the JMI Head Office coordinating Mobility placements with all Ethnos. This is why 𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗹𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗻𝘁𝘀 𝗱𝗼 𝗻𝗼𝘁 𝗴𝗲𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗼𝘀𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗘𝘁𝗵𝗻𝗼: if you are selected, Ethno Mobility will contact you with a placement offer that matches your musical profile and available dates. 𝗬𝗢𝗨𝗥 𝗩𝗜𝗗𝗘𝗢𝗦 When attaching links of videos in support of your application, please bear in mind that the reviewers are looking to understand you and your music. Therefore 𝘂𝗽𝗹𝗼𝗮𝗱 𝗔𝗧 𝗟𝗘𝗔𝗦𝗧 𝗢𝗡𝗘 𝘃𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗼 𝗼𝗳 𝗢𝗡𝗟𝗬 𝗬𝗢𝗨 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘆𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗿 𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗴, for max. 2-3 mins duration. This can be a video that you shoot on your mobile phone, as long as you are clearly seen playing/singing and the audio is clear as well. Videos of orchestras and groups in which you participate are welcome, but as an 𝗮𝗱𝗱𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝘃𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗼 and NOT the main one. Audio files of only you playing can also be attached, again as an ADDED resource, NOT the main one. We accept videos made on cellphone cameras, provided the person is clearly visible and the audio is of an acceptable quality, with minimal background noise. Therefore, please ensure that you attach AT LEAST ONE VIDEO of ONLY YOU playing or singing (max 2-3 mins). This is a necessary condition to your application being accepted. 𝗕𝗲𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗯𝗲𝗴𝗶𝗻, 𝗽𝗹𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗲 𝗺𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝘀𝘂𝗿𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗵𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗶𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝘃𝗮𝗶𝗹𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲: 1. A scan of your passport page with your personal details clearly visible (required); both passports if you are a dual citizen (required). 2. A clear scan of your Residence Permit (if applicable). 3. A clear scan or PDF of your Covid vaccination certificate (if applicable). 4. A recent photo of yourself, preferably with your instrument. 5. A close-up photo of yourself. 6. If you are under the age of 18 on the date of application, a consent letter signed by your parent(s) or legal guardian(s) that is valid until your 18th birthday (required, if applicable). You will need to attach all applicable supporting documents for the form to be considered complete and successfully submitted. For any additional questions regarding the application process, please contact All the best!!


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16 - 30


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