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”Vasile Adamescu” Scholarship

Sense International Romania, a non-governmental organisation established in 2001, exists for the sole purpose to support children and adults with deafblindness. We highly appreciate the will to learn and the motivation to ”grow” professionally in this field and we are aware of the implications in the education of children with deafblindness.

Between March 18 - April 19 2024 we organise the Initiation Course in the Field of Deafblindness, the fourth edition, that will take place online on www.cursuri.surdocecitate.ro. We offer the opportunity to attend free of charge, as ”Vasile Adamescu” Scholarship beneficiaries, to 5 participants who wish to train and develop professionally.

About the scholarship

Vasile Adamescu (1944-2018) was a man dedicated to science and supporting those with similar disabilities, and not only them, a dear friend and supporter of our activities and programmes, a teacers, a sculptor and auto-biography writer. He was a true promoter of the rights of people with deafblindness in Romania.

Thse who will benefit from the ”Vasile Adamescu” Scholarship offered by Sense International Romania will have by their side on their path to knowledge, a true guiding light.

Eligibility criteria

In order to be eligible, it is desirable that people interested, regardless of their professional or personal role:

  • Directly know and relate to people with deafblindness;
  • Truly want to take the initiation course in the field of deafblindness;
  • Read, understand and adhere to the I statements and the Safegguarding Declaration;
  • Promote equal opportunities and the rights of people with disabilities, bringing relevant examples;
  • Actively promote the rights of people with deafblindness, bringing relevant examples;
  • Be aware of the obligation to attend the course 100%;
  • Have digital skills and good internet access, given that the course takes place online.

Application conditions

Please send a Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 pages) and a Letter of intent (maximum 1/2 page) to Cristina Botezatu, Development Manager, to cbotezatu@senseint.org.ro, by Friday March, 1st, 2024.

On March 5th and 6th, selected candidates will be invited to a brielf online motivational interview on Zoom, to present their personal motivation and objectives. The interview will take place in the presence of a commision consisting of 3 members that collaborate with people with deafblindness.

The accepted candidates will be notified by e-mail or phone by Monday, March 11th, and they will sign a Scholarship Contract - "Vasile Adamescu" Scholarship.