Call for Applications: Milena Jesenská Fellowships for Journalists in European Countries

Deadline: 11 January 2019

The Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) is accepting applications for its program entitled “Milena Jesenská Fellowships for Journalists”, which offers European journalists time off from their professional duties in order to pursue in-depth research on a topic of their choice.

The call is directed towards cultural journalists, with the term “cultural” being interpreted in a broad sense to encompass a wide variety of intellectual and artistic fields.

Benefits

  • Applicants will receive a stipend of EUR 2,500 per month.
  • Travel grants of up to EUR 1,900 can be paid for project-related research trips.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Milena Jesenská Fellowships are intended as an award for excellence and are directed towards experienced European journalists (including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkey).
  • Applicants must have worked in print, broadcast or online journalism for several years and must have an outstanding professional record. Applications by entry-level journalists or students will be rejected.

How to Apply

  • Applications have to be submitted as PDF files via the online application form including:
    • a concise project proposal in English (max. 8,000 characters incl. spaces) with a description of the intended outcome (book, article(s), film, TV or radio broadcast etc.)
    • a curriculum vitae
    • a list of publications

Eligible Countries: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Holy See (Vatican City State), Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia And Montenegro, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Turkey

For more information, please visit http://www.iwm.at/fellowships/jesenska/

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