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Scholarships available for multimedia reporting course on water issues [MENA]

Scholarships available for multimedia reporting course on water issues [MENA]

Posted on January 16, 2014

Deadline: 

February 04, 2014

Journalists with at least three years of professional experience in broadcast, print or online journalism in the Middle East and North Africa can apply for a scholarship in the Netherlands.

The Radio Nederland Training Centre (RNTC) offers a three-week course, “Multimedia Journalism and Water,” sponsored by the MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP) and Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP).

The course will focus on multimedia production with in-depth knowledge about water, sanitation and hygiene. The fellows will learn how to become multimedia specialists and how to report accurately and effectively on water issues.

Eligible candidates are nationals of and working in one of these countries: Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Syria and Tunisia. They must also have computer skills and be fluent in English.

Applicants must submit a letter of motivation in English (150-250 words). Applications should be submitted to the Netherlands Embassies in the applicant's country.

The deadline to apply for the fellowship is Feb. 4.

For more information about the scholarship, click here and about the course, click here.