Foreign Scholarship - Germany


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Intajour Fellowship Programme for Journalists, Germany

International media company Bertelsmann finding Intajour Fellowship Program in Germany. The fellowship is provided to acquire skills in Investigative research, Journalistic forms of presentation on the internet, Technical production of web content, Filming and editing web videos, Internet security, Journalism and ethics: freedom and responsibility in the media Internet politics for ten-months. The International journalists from countries where press freedom is restricted can apply for this scholarship. The fellowship will cover a stipend from Intajour towards course fees, meals allowance and international travel costs. Candidates must be professional journalists and Freelance journalists.

Locations of Study

Germany

Host Institution

International media company Bertelsmann

Application Deadline

May 3, 2013

Level of Study

Research level

Field(s) of study

Investigative research , Journalistic forms of presentation on the internet, Technical production of web content, Filming and editing web videos, Internet security, Journalism and ethics: freedom and responsibility in the media, Internet politics.

Nationality  Required

Open for any country

 

Duration of Award:

Ten month

Scholarship Provider:

International media company Bertelsmann

Qualifying details:

-The ‘Journalism in the Digital World’ program is aimed at professional journalists from countries where press freedom is restricted or where similar training programs are not available.

-Applicants are expected to have demonstrated their journalistic talent as a member of an editorial team or as a freelancer.

-Applicants should be interested in the new technical opportunities for doing research and publishing on the Internet. An understanding of the role of independent media in democratic societies is a given.

-Intajour expects salaried editorial staff to be released for the duration of the attendance phases while continuing to be paid by their employer, and to receive appropriate support from them during the e-learning phases.

-Freelance journalists should ensure that during their stay in Germany they are able to pay their ongoing costs in their home country, such as rent and maintenance of dependent family members, from their own financial reserves. Unfortunately, Intajour cannot fund these expenses.

-Applicants must have a good command of English (reading, writing, speaking) as the whole program is conducted in English.

-The attendance phases in Germany might require that the Fellows compromise on their traditional diet and daily routine.

-Applicants must be in possession of valid international travel documents.

Others:

Promising candidates will then be invited for an interview to be conducted either by the Director of Intajour or by Intajour partners in the candidate’s country or region. The mode of applying is online.

Contact Information:

Intajour – International Academy of Journalism

Stubbenhuk 10, 20459 Hamburg, Germany

Phone: +49 40 180 46 76 21, Fax: +49 40 180 46 76 29

E-mail: contact@intajour.com, Website: www.intajour.com.

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