Heinz-Kühn-Foundation scholarships are intended to enable junior journalists to further their professional development and continue training in new surroundings, and to gain a first-hand and in-depth knowledge of the customs, opinions and way of life in other countries. The foundation awards scholarships to young journalists for six-week or three-month reporting trips in developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Eligibility: Young journalists from North-Rhine-Westphalia and developing countries are eligible for a scholarship if they satisfy the following requirements:
* have a keen interest in development issues;
* have already gained substantial professional experience in journalism (a completed college education is desirable);
* are not older than 35 years of age; and,
* have a good command of the official language of their host country (candidates from abroad must at least have a basic knowledge of the German language).
Number of Awardees: Not specified
Value of the Program: Scholarship holders get
* contribution towards living expenses in the host country (with scholarship payments covering training and living expenses in the host country);
* allowance for flight and travelling expenses;
* an allowance to cover costs of research materials;
* an allowance for trips within the host country; and,
* (if necessary, for scholarship holders from abroad) a German language course of up to four months at the Düsseldorf or Bonn based Goethe-Institut.
Duration of Scholarship: For six-week or three-month
How to Apply: Visit link below.