The UNESCO organization announced the 3rd international competition called “Silk Road Youth Research Grant - Strengthening the potential and contribution of young researchers through the Silk Road initiative” within the framework of the Silk Road program. This competition is financed by the National Commission for UNESCO Affairs of the People’s Republic of China.
The main goal of this competition is to mobilize young researchers to study the common heritage of the Silk Road, and it will award 12 grants to women and men aged 35 and under.
Candidates can apply for courses related to the shared heritage and identity developed through centuries of interaction along the Silk Road. Also, their research should be relevant and consistent with UNESCO’s mandate for creativity, communication, social cohesion, international and regional cooperation, sustainable peace and development, which is inherent in this heritage.