‘Together, Moving Forward’ is a small grants programme run by ESU aiming at building positive refugee-host interactions across Europe.
We kicked off this programme in the winter of 2016. Since then, we supported several valuable projects, shared views with resourceful activists and creative change-makers. We are also still confronted with little or uneven progress made by European governments and education systems, and perhaps an even more polarized public discourse regarding refugees and migrants.
We want to continue our efforts to encourage and promote valuable and viable options for refugees and asylum seekers to access and benefit from education, and be part in our communities.
We are inviting and supporting university students and refugees to work together and get the system “unstuck”. Combine your creativity to kickstart actions in Europe that tackle the main barriers limiting the access and inclusion of refugees and asylum seekers in education and society.
With this programme, we want to inspire change and:
To get you started:
Together with OBESSU (Organising Bureau of European School Student Unions) we have issued a Joint Call for Projects on migrant and refugee education run in cooperation by students and school students.
The deadline for applications has been postponed to the 15th of August 2018 (previously 15th June)
Read more and find out how to apply at this link.
Contact our programme coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org with specific questions. If you prefer the phone, call +32 2 893 25 49 during working hours
Discuss it with one of the former grantees (find contacts on website)
Need some inspiration? You can check the projects page while you’re preparing your own application.