IJP German-Central Eastern European Bursary 2023 for Journalists

This informs the public about the IJP German-Central Eastern European Bursary 2023 for Journalists. Details about the fellowship are given below.

IJP German-Central Eastern European Bursary 2023

The German non-profit organization IJP (International Journalists’ Programmes) would like to announce its sixth special fellowship for journalists interested in reporting in the field of climate and energy. The scholarships are funded by EUKI (European Climate Initiative).

About IJP German-Central Eastern European Bursary 2023

The bursary offers this opportunity for up to ten journalists from Germany, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia and Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania with a passion for climate and energy topics.

Journalists, who are granted the climate & energy bursary, will receive a deeper and more detailed insight into the field and get the opportunity to work and specialize topically and internationally alike. They are also welcome to pursue a transnational research on a common topic during their fellowship.

Program Details 

The scholarship programme starts with a thematic introductory conference (presumably mid-October 2023). Subsequently, the participating journalists will begin their stay at their respective journalistic host organizations.

Journalists from Germany will stay at a host media in one of the other countries for the time of the scholarship while the journalists from those countries will spend their time in a media in Germany. These media are selected by the IJP in consideration of the interests, qualifications and wishes of the fellows.

Eligibility

  • Open to any journalist working for any print, radio, online or TV media (employed or freelancer).
  • Fluency in German or one of the other countries’ official languages is not expected, though helpful for successful application.
  • At least workable knowledge of English is essential.

IJP German-Central Eastern European Bursary 2023 Application

The application is open to any journalist from the above mentioned countries, working for any print, radio, online or TV media (employed or freelancer). Fluency in German or one of the other countries’ official languages is not expected, though helpful for successful application. At least workable knowledge of English is essential.

Applications should include:

• CV, incl. photograph
• letter of recommendation by an editor or supervisor, supporting the application
• four written samples of work (TV and radio journalists are asked to send a comprehensive list of contributions).
• scholars from Germany should select three media and countries they would like to stay and journalists from the other countries should come up with at least three possible host media in Germany they would be interested being located at.

Address of application

Please send your digital application (in ONE PDF document) to [email protected].

If you have any queries regarding the programme or your application, please contact Clemens Bomsdorf ([email protected]) and/or Claudia Fischer ([email protected]).

Application Deadline

  • The deadline for receipt of applications is 1 June 2023.

Open this link for more details about the IJP German-Central Eastern European Bursary 2023.

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