Tuesday, 31 July 2018

Berlin Scholarship Programme 2018 for Journalists (fully funded to Berlin, Germany)

Berlin Scholarship

Application Deadline: August 9th, 2018

This is an opportunity to further your journalist career to attain greater heights.

Who can apply? 

Professional journalists, bloggers and citizen journalists who

  • want to learn and work extensively with digital security in order to improve their personal security. 
  • are exposed to digital threats due to their work in their home regions,
  • are interested in passing on the knowledge acquired during the scholarship program to colleagues in their home regions and, ideally, already have some experience in teaching (including in other areas).
  • must have good to very good command of English, as the working language of the scholarship program will be English. 
  • They should also have adequate experience working as a journalist. In addition, applicants must have every intention of returning to their home region after three to four months of residence in Germany.

  • They cover the travel costs, 
  • take care of all visa-related matters, 
  • provide a pleasant apartment in Berlin for the duration of the scholarship,
  • pocket money of around € 1000 per month,
  •  free use of public transport in Berlin and a fully equipped computer, 
  • also organize participation in a varied scholarship program taught by experts in the field of digital security and didactics. 
  • Furthermore, during their stay in Berlin scholarship holders will be given insights into the activities of a globally active journalist and human rights organization.

How to Apply 

  • Please send a completed and signed application form, the completed questionnaire, your CV and your identity documents (scanned copies) in separate PDF documents as email attachments (in total 4 PDFs) by email to [email protected] (GnuPG/GPG-Key). 
  • If you use Proton-Mail, please send your application to [email protected].
  • If you use Signal-Messenger, you can also send your application to +49163 6182705. The deadline for applications is 09.08.2018.

Please use the application form and the questionnaire provided by us to apply. We ask for your understanding that we can only contact applicants who are shortlisted for a place on the program.


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