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IJP Middle East Fellowship for Journalists in Germany, 2017

IJP Middle East Fellowships are open for the journalists in Germany for the academic year 2017. These fellowships are travel and work fellowship to spend a two-month period in Germany.

The aim of the fellowship is to enable young journalists to familiarize themselves with the political issues in Germany at an early stage of their career.

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The International Journalists Programmes (IJP) are a non-profit and economically as well as politically independent organization for the promotion of young journalists.

Course Level: These fellowships are available for Journalists.

Study Subject: These fellowships are awarded in the field of journalism.

Scholarship Award: These fellowships will cover the following:

  • The fellowship carries a payment of 4,000 euro per person. This sum is intended to cover a large proportion of the travel costs, board and lodging. Fellows are expected to contribute a certain amount themselves. There will be no payment for the individual‡s work on location as a journalist.

Number of Scholarships: Up to five fellowships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in Germany

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for these fellowships:

  • Applications may be submitted by any citizen of the countries mentioned above aged 21 or over who is working as a regular employee, trainee or journalist, for media. The maximum age is 37 years.

Nationality: Applicants from middle East, especially from Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel and Palestine  can apply for these fellowships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must be journalists.

English language Requirements: Applicants must meet the necessary language proficiency requirements of the host institution.

Journalism Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply by post.

  • The application must be accompanied by a passport photo, detailed curriculum vitae, and a journalistic appraisal written by the head of department or editor-in-chief.
  • The latter should support the application, guarantee temporary leave of absence for the duration of the fellowship, and serve as evidence of journalistic activity.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 16, 2017.

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