The Foundation of Lower Saxony focuses on encouraging individuals, promoting quality and acting quickly and efficiently, more specifically, in the field of culture and arts.
Art/Culture : *fine arts, literature, music, theatre (exhibitions and catalogues, theatre workshops for young artists).
*reconstruction of historical buildings for a contemporary approach to the cultural heritage.
Spectrum International Prize for Photography: awarded to a prominent artist and includes an exhibition and catalogue at the Sprengel Museum. The cash award is 15.000 €.
Hannover International Violin Competition: every three years for young violinists. Prize package meant to assist and encourage talented young violinists in their professional development.
Science : teaching and scholarly research (universities, research institutions)
Education : *scholarships for Journalists from Eastern Europe
*the Literature Program of the Foundation of Lower Saxony (younger and established authors and youth interested in writing, writing in the German language).
*Young Europeans Program for German-speaking pupils throughout Europe to provide experience and information about the present and to discover and discuss the common roots of their European identity.
No application forms.
Information to be provided :
description of the project
detailed financial plan
Applications can be sent to the office of the Foundation of Lower Saxony at any time (excepted for larger projects: at least four months prior to their scheduled implementation).
The Foundation provides opportunities for dialogue on contemporary issues.