OPPORTUNITIES: Fellowship brings journalists to Germany [Eastern Europe]
Journalists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Poland, Russia, Ukraine and other Commonwealth of Independent States countries can apply for this fellowship.
Internationale Journalisten-Programme (IJP)offers the Marion Gräfin Dönhoff Fellowship for young journalists. The aim of the program is to give young journalists an idea of the politics, economy, culture and social life of Germany, and give them an opportunity to gain work experience in foreign newsrooms.
Staff or freelance journalists ages 23 to 35 can participate in the program. Applicants must have excellent knowledge of the German language.
Fellows will intern in German newsrooms and work as foreign correspondents covering events in Germany for their countries’ media.
Participants will receive stipends of EUR€3,900 (about US$5,300) each, which will cover travel expenses, health insurance and accommodations.