September 6th – 26th 2017 in Siping–Shangjing (上境村), application deadline June 15th 2017.
Conditions for application
Applicants must be at least 18 years old, and either be students enrolled in overseas universities, or have been graduated from an oversea university within the last 15 years, or have other experience relevant to the project.
Applicants must have a deep interest in travelling, and in learning about traditional Chinese culture, architecture and customs.
Depending on the number of participants, we might not be able to provide single rooms. No more than two participants will share a room.
Applicants must agree to accomplish one of the tasks listed in the project description. The organizers will do their best to allocate tasks according to applicants’ preferences, but the final decision on the allocation of tasks will be taken according to the needs of the project. Applicants must agree that any work they produce in connection with these tasks can be used by the organizers to further the aims of the project.
Applicants must be in a healthy physical condition.
Photos and video will be taken of participants during some of the project activities. Applicants must agree to any such material being used, if required, to further the aims of the project.
Before submitting the form, you will be ask to provide the following information
signed copy of the Statement of agreement. Please print it out, add the relevant information and scan it or make a photo and upload it as a jpg-file
an essay of at least 600 words detailing why the applicant should be considered for application and in which way they would complete the assigned tasks, written in English. You are welcome to include links to work samples (photos or webpages). It might be a good idea to first prepare the essay and then copy the text into the field below
a recent portrait photograph of yourself (upload a jpg-file)
For students only: a recommendation letter
Please be assured that we will treat your information confidentially. Under no conditions
will we share your email or any other information you have provided. We will share your dietary and nutritional restrictions with your host in case you are accepted in the project.