International reporting trip available [Worldwide]

Posted on Nov 5, 2018 in Specialized Topics

Journalists from developing countries and the German state of North-Rhine-Westphalia can apply for an exchange program.

The Heinz-Kühn-Foundation awards scholarships to young journalists for six-week or three-month reporting trips. The program enables participants to gain first-hand and in-depth knowledge of the customs, opinions and way of life in other countries.

Candidates must be 35 years old and younger and have a good command of the official language of their host country. Applicants from Africa, Asia and Latin America must have a basic knowledge of the German language.

The scholarship includes travel, living expenses and a German language course of up to four months if necessary.

The deadline is Nov. 30.