Welcome to the application page for Changing the Story BiH. This is an equal and inclusive process where we welcome all genders, races and religions. For further information about this project please read here.

This is a research project run by Kings College London, Sarajevo School of Science and Technology and Opera Circus about youth activism, your stories, communication with other young people globally and learning how to spread the word and make change.

Please answer the questions below as honestly and openly as you can.

We are adding an extra 4 places to the workshop to encourage young people from high schools to participate (18+ as well as those up to 26). If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Privacy Note

The personal data provided in this form will be processed by Changing the Story Bosnia partners: Opera Circus, Kings College London and Sarajevo School of Science and Technology. It will not be shared with third parties. Your personal data will be processed for the purposes of recruitment and project research activities of Changing the Story BiH. Providing this data is voluntary, but necessary for your participation in the recruitment. All data will be processed in compliance with the EU GDPR.

You have the right to access your personal data and the right to rectify it. You can at any moment retract your consent. In this case please contact us at: changingthestoryBIH@gmail.com

How to complete this application

Please review the application instructions outlined here. Note that you cannot save your progress in this online form. Before you begin submitting the information below, please make sure you have the application materials ready. You need to:

  • Complete the questions listed on the form below
  • Upload your creative input – a 2-4 minute video

If you have difficulties submitting your application, please contact us at changingthestoryBIH@gmail.com

Thank you and we look forward to learning more about your motivations to join our project!

Personal & Contact Data
Full Name *
Full Name
as it appears in your official ID
Date of Birth *
Date of Birth
The country on your official passport
Other social media:
Educational, Employment and Language Data
My current status:
Language - Spoken English *
Can you please mark your level of spoken English
Language - Written English *
Can you please mark your level of written English
Please indicate your preferred principle language.
We will provide translation if it is needed.
Civil Society Experience
Why you got involved with community work?
Film-making Experience
Do you have any experience of
please tick as appropriate, please leave blank if you have no experience
Health, Access and Well-being Requirements
You must bring your medication with you or if you forget it let us know immediately you arrive.
(Wheelchair user, deaf,)
(e.g. gluten free, vegetarian)
Your Thoughts
Transport and Project Logistics
Travel or petrol is paid for by the project. Please provide details on how you would like to travel to Sarajevo.
Your video
You can upload your video on vimeo or youtube and share the link here, if not you can send us directly on this email address: changingthestoryBIH@gmail.com
Do not worry too much about video quality and filming techniques. We are more interested to hear your ideas rather than assess your filming skills. You can talk to camera and use your phone or a camera on your laptop. The technical aspects and quality of the video will not play any role in the evaluation of your application, only your creativity, originality and the message you conveyed.
Alternatively, you may send us a recommendation letter on changingthestoryBIH@gmail.com
Consent Note *
I hereby consent to processing of my personal data by Changing the Story Bosnia partners: Opera Circus, Kings College London and Sarajevo School of Science and Technology for the purposes of recruitment and project research activities.
Many thanks!

All applications will be assessed by 6 panel jury consisting of the project team and two external advisors: Professor Paul Cooke and Goran Simic.

We will inform successful applicants by May 10 th 2019.

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