The German non-profit organization IJP – International Journalists’ Programmes – hereby announces its twenty-first bursary in 2020 for journalists from Germany and the five Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. In 2015 the exchange with the Baltic countries Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania was was also included.
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Up to eleven German and eleven Nordic / Baltic journalists in total will have the opportunity to work for a media outlet in the respective other country from April to May 2020.
Journalists from all six countries, who join the German-Northern European Scholarship, gain personal experience and professional insight of the political landscape, the economy, and of the everyday life in the host country. Participants from the Northern countries meet opinion- and decision-makers in Germany, the largest country in the European Union. The programme is funded by the Auswärtiges Amt (Foreign Office of the German Federal Government), by the foreign ministries of the Nordic countries and by a small circle of private sponsors.
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The scholarship programme starts in April 2020 with a three-day introduction conference (2nd to 4th of April 2020) in one of the Nordic capitals or Berlin. Immediately afterwards, the participating journalists will take up their internships at the host media. If necessary, changes to the schedule can be discussed, due to individual needs. The host media will be selected by the IJP according to the interests and qualifications of the bursary recipients.
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Each scholar will receive a single payment of 3,800 Euro to cover a part of travel expenses, accommodation and personal expenses during their stay in Germany. Additional costs should be paid by each scholar. Payment for the work in Germany is up to the individual media and cannot be expected.
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- The application is open to any journalist from the Nordic or the Baltic countries aged between 18 and 40, working for any print, radio or TV media (employed or freelancer).
- The applicant should have some knowledge of the German language, although fluent German is not expected. At least workable knowledge of English is essential.
Applications should include:
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- CV, incl. photograph
- letter of recommendation by an editor, supporting the application
- four written samples of work (TV and radio journalists are asked to send a comprehensive list of contributions)
- preferences of host media outlets and of host regions (i.e. Munich) in Germany.
Successful applicants will be informed by the selection committee.
For more information, visit https://www.ijp.org/en/fellowships/the-northern-european-bursary
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