Deadline: 30 April 2017
Applications are open for “U.S.-Austrian Journalism Exchange Fellowships” to foster greater understanding and knowledge of both countries among future media leaders and their audiences.
The program is administered jointly by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in Washington, D.C., and the Kuratorium für Journalistenausbildung (KfJ) in Salzburg, Austria. The fellowship program is funded by donations from Austrian government and U.S. government agencies, and private-sector corporations and foundations.
The program offers young print and broadcast journalists from each country the opportunity to share professional expertise with their colleagues across the Atlantic while working as “foreign correspondents” for their hometown news organizations.
- Fellow receive adequate living stipends during their six-week long Fellowship assignments.
- The program also pays directly for international and domestic travel expenses, living expenses in the U.S. and Austria, as well as insurance costs and transportation allowances.
- Phase I: Orientation Session in Washington, D.C., New York, NY and Vienna, Austria
- Phase II: Individual Fellowships in Austria and the United States
- Phase III: Wrap-Up Debriefing Session in Vienna, Austria
- The competitive program is open to U.S. and Austrian journalists between the ages of 21 and 38 who are employed by a newspaper, news magazine, broadcast station, or news agency.
- Freelance journalists may apply also.
- Applicants must have demonstrated journalistic talent with at least three years of experience, and a strong interest in U.S.-European affairs.
- Foreign language proficiency is not required, but it is strongly preferred and will be taken into consideration during the selection process.
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted online via given website.
Eligible Country: United States and Austria
For more information, please visit U.S.-Austrian Journalism Exchange Fellowships.