Deadline: 15 November 2016
International Journalists’ Programmes (IJP) is inviting journalists for its 18th German-Northern European Journalists’ Bursary Programme.
IJP is a non-profit organisation offering exchange programmes for early and mid-career journalists between Germany and more than 40 countries. These programmes enable participants to experience their host countries from a correspondent’s perspective. So far, similar programmes have been set up for journalists from Germany and the U.S.A., the U.K., the Netherlands, Turkey, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Russia, Southern Africa and the Middle East.
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.
- 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.
How to Apply
- Interested applicants can send their application forms via email at the address given on the website.
- Required Documents:
- CV, incl. photograph
- letter of recommendation by an editor, supporting the application
- four written samples of work (TV and radio journalists are asked not to send tapes but a comprehensive list of contributions)
- preferences of host media outlets and of host regions (i.e. Munich) in Germany.
- Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
- Baltic countries: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.
For more information, please visit German-Northern European Journalists’ Bursary.